Month: August 2016

Sanford Heisler, LLP Files $100 Million Gender Discrimination Class Action Against Chadbourne & Parke LLP On Behalf of Female Partners

Posted August 31st, 2016. Complaint Charges Nationally Renowned Law Firm of Discriminating Against Female Partners in Pay and Bonuses NEW YORK, Aug. 31, 2016 — Chadbourne & Parke LLP, one of the country’s powerhouse law firms, boasts on its website that it aims “to build and maintain a diverse and inclusive community” of lawyers.  A $100 million class action complaint filed…

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Sanford Heisler Files $100 Million ERISA Class Action Against Columbia University On Behalf Of 27,000 Retirement Plan Beneficiaries

Posted August 16th, 2016. For more information, contact, Jamie Moss, newsPRos, ; [email protected] NEW YORK, August 16, 2016  — Contemporary retirement plans have become the primary tool for retirement planning and savings for millions of working Americans.  Employers who fail to offer their employees prudent investment choices place employees’ hard earned retirement savings at risk of loss because of poor investment performance. What…

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Sanford Heisler and Chaikin Sherman Expand Class Action Against Rabbi Voyeur and Religious Institutions by Adding Beth Din of America As A New Defendant

Posted August 16th, 2016. SUIT SEEKS OVER $100 MILLION FOR VICTIMS For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos,201-493-1027, [email protected] August 16, 2016, Washington, DC – Today, Sanford Heisler, LLP and Chaikin Sherman Cammarata Siegel P.C. filed an amended complaint in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia on behalf of victims of Rabbi Bernard “Barry” Freundel, the rabbi currently serving…

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L-Share Annuities: Stale Wine in a New Bottle

Annuities are a constant subject of litigation, and for good reason. Although the companies that pitch annuities describe them as relatively simple products, they are anything but.  These are complex contracts with high fees, long lock-up periods and bewildering disclosure documents. Basically, an annuity is a life insurance policy that is bundled with a separate investment account. Your investment account…

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