About the Law Firms
Plaintiffs are being represented by two law firms: the national class action firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, of San Francisco, California, New York, New York, and Nashville, Tennessee; and the plaintiffs' employment firm Outten & Golden LLP of New York, New York and Stamford, Connecticut. These firms also represented female Financial Advisors in a similar case against Bank of America and Merrill Lynch, as well as in the Amochaev v. Smith Barney gender discrimination case, which resulted in a $33 million settlement.
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, is a 60-plus attorney firm with offices in San Francisco, New York, and Nashville. Lieff Cabraser has represented plaintiffs in a wide variety of class action litigation, including employment discrimination and civil rights, wage and hour, and pension benefits litigation. Since 2003, The National Law Journal has selected Lieff Cabraser as one of the top plaintiffs' law firms in the nation. Lieff Cabraser is one of only two plaintiffs' law firms in the United States to receive this honor for the last eight consecutive years. More information on the firm can be found at www.lieffcabraser.com.
Outten & Golden LLP
Outten & Golden LLP is a 30-plus attorney firm with offices in New York and Stamford. O&G represents plaintiffs in a wide variety of employment law matters, including national class and impact statutory discrimination cases, major class-based wage and hour violations, and contract negotiations. O&G represented plaintiff-intervenor Allison Schieffelin in a pattern or practice sex discrimination suit prosecuted with the EEOC against Morgan Stanley that resulted in a $54 million settlement and substantial injunctive relief, and has handled discrimination claims against numerous other major Wall Street firms. More information on the firm can be found at www.outtengolden.com.
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