The National Law Journal has named Girard Sharp as a 2018 Elite Trial Lawyers finalist in the areas of Financial Products and Privacy/Data Breach. The NLJ’s editors and researchers published the finalists on July 26, 2018, and the honorees were selected from among 300 plaintiff-side law firm submissions. According to the NLJ, the finalists “excel in plaintiffs’ client matters” and have “demonstrated exemplary performance in cutting-edge work on behalf of plaintiffs in the past 18 months.” Girard Sharp’s Expertise in Financial Fraud Litigation Girard Sharp’s financial fraud and securities lawyers have more than two decades of experience prosecuting fraud. Our attorneys have successfully litigated against some of the largest companies in the United States, and we have recovered more than a billion dollars on our clients’ behalf. Our attorneys have successfully pursued lawsuits against American Express Financial Advisors, Chase Bank, Peregrine Financial, and others. Girard Sharp’s Privacy and Data Breach Experience Girard Sharp’s attorneys are prosecuting a variety of emerging litigation involving data breach and privacy. The firm has been appointed by federal judges to leadership positions in landmark cases impacting consumers’ privacy rights and legal remedies in large scale data breach cases, including cases against Equifax, Anthem, and Office of Personnel Management. Girard Sharp – Reputation for Excellence Girard Sharp has been repeatedly recognized for its exceptional work. The firm was distinguished as a Tier 1 law firm for plaintiffs’ mass tort and class-action litigation in the 2013-2018 “Best Law Firms” list, an annual survey published in the U.S. News & World Report’s Money Issue. The National Law Journal (NLJ) named Girard Sharp to its elite “Plaintiffs’ Hot List” for 2012, a selection of top U.S. plaintiffs’ firms recognized for wins in high-profile cases. Daniel Girard was selected by his peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America 2012-2018. Best Lawyers designated Dan as the 2013 “Lawyer of the Year” in San Francisco for class action litigation. Dan has earned AV-Preeminent ratings from Martindale-Hubbell, recognizing him in the highest class of attorneys for professional ethics and legal skills.