Press Release Year: 2014

High-Voltage Fraud On The Energy Markets: Sanford Heisler Files $50 Million Nationwide Class Action Against Starion Energy

November 13th, 2014

Complaint Alleges that Company Deceives Customers With Savings Promises,Then “Jacks Up” Electricity Charges to “Exorbitant” Above-Market Rates NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Sanford Heisler today filed a $50 million nationwide class action complaint alleging that Connecticut-based Starion Energy perpetrates an illegal bait-and-switch scheme that has deceived and defrauded thousands of energy consumers out of […]

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Ma Labs Computer Parts Workers Secure Class Certification In California Wage-Theft Action

October 10th, 2014

Class Trial Scheduled for February 2015 For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-788-0142, October 10, 2014 (San Francisco, CA) — Superior Court of California (Santa Clara) Judge Peter H. Kirwan granted class certification to a group of more than 550 hourly workers seeking to recover unpaid wages from Ma Labs, a multi-national computer […]

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In $250 Million Class Action Gender Discrimination Suit Against Merck, Court Denies Merck’s Motion To Dismiss

October 8th, 2014

Plaintiffs’ Attorneys, Sanford Heisler, LLP Praise Decision as Part of a Trend For more information contact: Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201 788-0142, Five female Merck sales representatives will proceed with their class action gender discrimination lawsuit against Merck, according to a federal judge.  The five plaintiffs, on behalf of all female sales representatives at Merck, […]

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Thousands of Current and Former KPMG Employees Given Opportunity by Court to Join Equal Pay Act Class Case

October 6th, 2014

U.S. District Court Orders Female Employees Receive Notice of their Right to Join Equal Pay Act Class Suit Against Big Four Accounting Giant, KPMG For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027, (October 6, 2014, New York, NY) – Today, approximately 9,000 women who work or worked at KPMG between October 2008 and the […]

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Meridian Agrees to Pay More Than $5 Million to Settle False Claims Act Suit Alleging Kickbacks

September 10th, 2014

For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027, (September 10, 2014, New York, NY) — Sanford Heisler, LLP today announced that Meridian Surgical Partners, LLC (“Meridian”), a health care company specializing in the management of ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs), has agreed to pay a total of $5.12 million to settle a False Claims Act […]

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Whistleblower Attorneys Sanford Heisler Announce Settlement by Smith & Nephew in Qui Tam Case

September 4th, 2014

Smith & Nephew Agrees to Pay $8 Million to U.S. in First-Ever Medical Device “Country of Origin” Case For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027, (September 4, 2014, Washington, DC) — Sanford Heisler LLP today announced that U.K.-based medical device manufacturer Smith & Nephew has agreed to settle a qui tam suit and […]

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First Sanford Heisler Public Interest Diversity Fellow Announced by Sanford Heisler, FAIR, LAS-ELC

April 30th, 2014

Berkeley School of Law’s Olmedo Tapped for Inaugural Honor For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027, April 30, 2014 — The California-based Foundation for Advocacy Inclusion and Resources (FAIR) today announced selection of the first Sanford Heisler Public Interest Diversity Fellow in partnership with the Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center (LAS-ELC) and Sanford […]

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Heatless in Battery Park City

April 1st, 2014

Mega-developer keeps apartments at icy temperatures throughout winter; Sanford Heisler files $100 million class action lawsuit in New York Supreme Court on Behalf of Freezing Tenants For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027 (April 1, 2014, New York) – The LeFrak Organization, one of the largest landlords in New York City, put the deep […]

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Sanford Heisler Adds Top Qui Tam Partners In Washington, DC And New York

March 13th, 2014

Addition of McKnight & Kennedy, LLC Creates National False Claims Act Powerhouse Ross Brooks and Andrew Melzer Promoted to Partnership WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Sanford Heisler LLP, a leading national public interest class-action litigation law firm with nearly one billion dollars in False Claims Act recovery, today welcomed two of the most successful […]

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Sanford Heisler Adds Four New Class Representatives to $250M Gender Discrimination Class Action Suit Against Pharma Giant Merck

January 16th, 2014

Amended Complaint Includes More Evidence of Discrimination and Hostile Environment For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027, January 16, 2014, Newark, NJ — Sanford Heisler LLP today added four additional class representatives to the class action gender discrimination employment suit the firm filed in U.S. District Court for New Jersey against pharmaceutical giant […]

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Janette Wipper, Sanford Heisler’s CA Managing Partner, Takes Top U.S. Department of Labor Position for West Coast

January 14th, 2014

Wipper To Continue Illustrious Public Service Career As Regional Director-Pacific Region In DOL’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs January 14, 2014, San Francisco, CA – Sanford Heisler LLP, a leading national public interest law firm, is delighted to announce its California Managing Partner Janette Wipper has been named Regional Director-Pacific Region in the U.S. […]

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