"The class was represented by extremely well-qualified counsel
who negotiated a significant and substantial benefit for the class members."U.S. District Judge, Northern District of California
In federal and state courts across the country, Girard Sharp lawyers have established a record of successful outcomes in class actions and other complex litigation.
$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.
- John Hancock
$59 million recovered for insureds subject to unlawful cost of insurance overcharges.
More than $100 million in settlements to date in ongoing litigation on behalf of purchasers of electronic capacitors.
Secured $40 million for Sears Holdings Corporation as co-lead counsel in a derivative action in Delaware Chancery Court.
- Oppenheimer Fund
$50.75 million settlement for investors in the Oppenheimer California Municipal Bond Fund.
$17 million class settlement to resolve consumer claims over a 2013 data breach, upheld by the Eighth Circuit, where Daniel Girard served on Steering Committee.
$54 million settlement in pay-for-delay case in which the firm serves on the Executive Committee
Settlement of more than $40 million to resolve this pay-for-delay antitrust litigation in which the firm served on the Executive Committee.
The firm successfully challenged the government of Guam’s longstanding practice of playing favorites with tax refunds, indefinitely withholding refunds for most Guam taxpayers, while paying select others on a priority basis. The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals affirmed the district court’s orders, leading to a complete victory for the taxpayers in the published decision, which was later rejected for Supreme Court review.
On May 26, 2015, the Honorable Lucy H. Koh of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California certified a national class and a California subclass in the case of In re Yahoo Email Litigation.
Settlements worth over $75 million with JPMorgan Chase and U.S. Bank on behalf of investors.
- Sallie Mae
$35 million fund established to compensate investors.
- Boehringer Ingelheim
$650 million in settlements in case involving Pradaxa blood thinner.
The court granted approval to a $19.4 million settlement providing for the repayment of program fees charged under the H&R Block Express IRA program.
- Home Depot
40 million Home Depot customers were negatively affected by a massive data breach. Home Depot agreed to pay $13 million to end the class action.
Settlement required Sony to reform its practices and provided class members with cash and other benefits.
$100 million settlement after unexpected loan modifications.
Liaison counsel in litigation that delivered settlements of over $400 million.
Led settlement negotiations resulting in a $150 million settlement for the federal class action and individual investors in arbitration proceedings.
- Lehman Brothers
$120 million settlement awarded to purchasers of principal protection notes and other Lehman-issued investment products.
- Takeda Pharmaceutical
$2.37 billion settlement in case involving Actos drug.
$1.6 billion in settlements awarded to individual claimants injured by Yaz, Yasmin, and Ocella birth control pills.
Nationwide class certified, followed by settlement with average cash payment of approximately $1,100 to participating class members.
Groundbreaking automotive settlements provided cash reimbursements of up to $800 each for drivers nationwide.
- Kia & Hyundai
Up to $125 million settlement for drivers who alleged their vehicles did not provide the promised horsepower.
Settlements delivered nearly $160 million.
$90 million settlement, one of largest ever in telecom class actions.
Achieved a settlement on the eve of trial that provided a recovery rate more than 30 times higher than what class members received in a related class action. The recovery (after attorneys' fees) returned a remarkable 78.5 percent of the losses plaintiffs may have recovered at trial.
Over $120 million in cash and stock to Prison Realty investors.
$100 million cash settlement to clients of American Express Financial Advisors.
$88 million cash settlement obtained from defendant company, its officers, and its former auditor.
The litigation settled for $25 million and changes in AOL’s billing and account practices.
$45 million settlement awarded to California schoolteachers.
Settlement worth over $40 million in suit involving alleged illegal credit repair scheme.
Obtained a $105 million settlement for allegedly fraudulent business practices.
Settlement included $450 million in non-cash benefits and a fund comprising $180 million in stocks and cash.
Obtained consent decree terminating racial and ethnic quotas in public schools.
Reached a $3.65 million settlement.
Negotiated a class action settlement that provided cash reimbursements to affected telephone customers across the nation.
In the settlement, customers were eligible to get back any charges on their account that weren’t already refunded, up to $75.