Karen Lerner Named to 2022 Elite Women of the Plaintiffs Bar by The National Law Journal05/13/2022 | The National Law Journal
Kirby McInerney is proud to announce that The National Law Journal has named partner Karen Lerner one of its 2022 Elite Women of the Plaintiffs Bar, part of The National Law Journal's 2022 Elite Trial Lawyers awards.
Partner Anthony Fata named to Chicago Bar Association Board of Managers05/02/2022
Kirby McInerney is proud to announce that partner Anthony Fata has been named to the Chicago Bar Association’s Board of Managers for 2022-2023. The Board of Managers consists of 17 members selected by the CBA membership as well as 6 Officers including the President, First Vice-President, Second Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer and Immediate Past President. The Board, which meets monthly, is responsible for all Association policy decisions.
Big Banks Are Accused Of CDS Market Manipulation Scheme07/02/2021 | Law360
Major Wall Street banks have taken part in a more than decadelong, multibillion-dollar scheme to manipulate the benchmark prices used to value credit default swap contracts at settlement, New Mexico's State Investment Council has alleged in a new proposed antitrust class action.
New York False Claims Act & Tax Whistleblower Podcast06/30/2021 | Fraud in America
Did you know there is more than one False Claims Act? States all across the country passed their own versions, with some being even more robust than the original law!
On today’s Fraud in America, we examined New York’s False Claims Act, which has a provision allowing whistleblowers to alert the state to tax frauds. Randy Fox and David Koenigsberg are two lawyers who’ve won big tax cases, recovering millions of dollars for the state. They discuss how the New York False Claims Act works, how these cases are different from typical False Claims Act cases, and whether this law could work at a federal level.
In re Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 1917 (N.D. Cal. 2019)--
“Kirby played an integral role in this case and assumed significant risk… Kirby’s work was at a very high level [and] Kirby’s work greatly benefited the Class.”
Chill v. Calamos Advisors, LLC, No. 15-cv-01014 (S.D.N.Y. 2018)--
“Let me just say… that this has been an extraordinarily well-tried case. I want to thank counsel for both sides and your supporting staffs for your courtesies to the bench. I was very impressed by the fact that you were all so very well prepared with the demonstratives and the binders, etc…. it was all expertly – expertly – choreographed.”
Plaintiff / client, In re Pharmaceutical Industry Average Wholesale Price Litigation--
KM received the highest available commendations from the City of New York four years in a row for its work on the AWP Litigation. In each of those four years, KM’s efforts on the City’s behalf received the overall rating of “excellent”. The City elaborated, “Kirby did a truly excellent job and the results reflect that.”
European institutional defendant / client involved in a multi-million dollar arbitration--
“[KM] represented us diligently and successfully. Throughout [KM’s] representation of our firm, [KM’s] commitment and attention to client concerns were unimpeachable.”