About The Firm

The law firm of Bull & Lifshitz, LLP is a prominent, nationally recognized law firm devoted exclusively to the prosecution of class and derivative actions on behalf of investors and consumers. A majority of the firm’s cases involve federal or state securities laws, consumer fraud statutes or corporate governance matters.¬†The firm handles matters on a contingency and hourly fee basis. The firm maintains its offices in New York City. In¬†pursuing its clients’ interests, Bull & Lifshitz, LLP is able to draw upon its members’ experience at one of the nation’s leading firms specializing in securities and consumer class actions. The firm is committed to achieving favorable results for its clients in the most expeditious and economical manner possible. The members of Bull & Lifshitz, LLP are well known and respected among their peers.

Since its formation in 1999, this firm has represented shareholders as lead counsel, co-lead counsel or as an executive committee member in numerous cases some of which have already resulted in substantial recoveries on behalf of stockholders. Among the more prominent of these cases are:

  • Giarraputo v. UnumProvident Corp., J. Harold Chandler, James F. Orr, III, Robert E. Broatch and Thomas R. Watjen, Case No. 99-301-P-C (D. Maine) (executive committee member, $45 million cash settlement approved)
  • In re Musicmaker.com, Inc. Securities Litigation, Master File No. 00-02018 (C.D.Cal.) (executive committee member, $13.75 million cash settlement approved)
  • In re Homestead Village, Inc. Shareholder Litigation, Consolidated C.A. No. 24-C-O-001556 (Circuit Court Baltimore, State of Maryland) (executive committee member, $10.9 million settlement approved)
  • In re Rite Aid Corporation Derivative Litigation v. Alex Grass, Rite Aid Corp. et al., C.A. No. 17440 (Court of Chancery, Delaware State Court, New Castle County) (appointment as co-lead counsel, global settlement of class and derivative actions in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania including $5 million cash settlement earmarked for Delaware and Pennsylvania derivative actions)
  • Imler v. AES Corp. et al., Consolidated File No. 1:03-cv-00194-LJM-WTL (S.D. Ind.) ( lead counsel for bond holders, preliminary approval of $5 Million cash settlement for bond and common stock holders)
  • In re Avis Group Holdings, Inc. Shareholder Litigation, Consolidated C.A. No. 18212 (Court of Chancery, State of Delaware, New Castle County) (co-lead counsel, increased consideration for Avis shareholders of $4 per share or approximately $100 million)
  • In re Prodigy Communications Corp. Shareholders Litigation, Consolidated C.A. No. 19113-NC (Court of Chancery, Delaware State Court; New Castle County) (co-lead counsel, settlement increased consideration for Prodigy shareholders from $5.45 to $6.60 per share, or approximately $81 million)
  • In re. Sportsline.com, Inc. Shareholder Litigation, Consolidated Case No. 538-N (Court of Chancery, Delaware State Court, New Castle County) (co-lead counsel, preliminary settlement increasing consideration to be paid to shareholders from $1.50 per share to $1.75 per share, or more than $7 Million)
  • In re. Liberty Satellite & Technology Inc. Shareholders Litigation, Consolidated C.A. No. 20224 (co-lead counsel, settlement increasing consideration to be paid to shareholders by 29%)
  • Stern v. Aon Corporation et al., Case No. 03 C 9079 (N.D. Ill.) (derivative lead counsel, settlement providing revised corporate governance policies)
  • Meisner v. Riallo et al., No. 19558-NC (derivative lead counsel, settlement providing revised corporate governance policies)
  • Gottdiener v. Wiltel Communications Group, Inc. et al., Consolidated Case No. A467700 (D.C. Nevada) (lead counsel, settlement providing additional disclosures for the class)
  • In re. IPO Securities Litigation, 21 MC 92 (S.D.N.Y) (member of steering committee)
  • Coleman v. Toal, et al., (Dime Bancorp, Inc. Shareholder Litigation), C.A. Nos. 17852, 17853, 17856 (Court of Chancery, State of Delaware, New Castle County) (co-lead counsel)
  • In re Kroll-O’Gara Shareholders Litigation, Case No. CV 9911 2178 (Court of Common Pleas, State of Ohio, Butler County) (co-lead counsel)
  • In re. J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. Shareholder Litigation, Consolidated C.A. No. 531-N (co-lead counsel)
  • In re. Mutual Funds Investment Litigation, MDL No. 1586 (Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation) (lead counsel for Franklin Resources, Inc. and Bank of America Corporation Derivative Actions)
  • DiLillo and Timmons v. Ustman Technologies, Inc., et al., Case BC 231418 (Superior Court, County of Los Angeles) (plaintiffs’ class counsel; successful appeal and reversal of trial court decision thereby permitting putative class action to proceed)