Investigations

  • Girard Sharp is investigating potential violations of federal and state law by UBS following a confirmed SEC investigation into the sales, marketing, and management of the UBS “Yield Enhancement Strategy” (“YES”).

  • Girard Sharp is investigating Frontier Airlines following reports that the company unlawfully denied refunds to customers whose flights were cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pending Cases

  • On behalf of small business clients, Girard Sharp on May 27 filed a class action lawsuit against Google following reports that the company has engaged in anticompetitive conduct in the digital advertising market.

  • Girard Sharp has filed a class action lawsuit against TikTok following recent reports that the company may have violated the privacy rights of those who use the app, infringing the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). Access a copy of the filing here.

Results

  • $104.75 million settlement reached on the eve of trial on behalf of purchasers of the prescription drug Lidoderm.

  • Jay Peak EB-5 Fraud

    $150 million partial settlement recovered for investors in various Jay Peak EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program project offerings, whose funds were diverted for unauthorized uses.

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