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BREAKING: GirlsDoPorn Defendants Criminally Indicted by Feds

October 10th, 2019

Read the U.S. Department of Justice press release The U.S. Attorney’s Office in San Diego has just unsealed a federal indictment against Michael Pratt, the owner of the website Matthew Wolfe, a friend and close business associate or Pratt’s in various pornography ventures since at least 2008 and Andre Garcia, the primary male actor […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP Investigates Suicide at Facebook

September 30th, 2019

MENLO PARK, September 30 2019 – Sanford Heisler Sharp represents the family of the Facebook employee who was involved in the tragic suicide on Facebook’s campus in Menlo Park, California. We are conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death. We have met with Facebook attorneys and representatives and will continue those conversations with […]

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“Girls Do Porn” Trial Begins Today in Southern California

August 19th, 2019

Click here to read the plaintiffs’ trial brief 22 Women Seeking Damages of More Than $22 Million August 19, 2019, San Diego, CA – The 22 female plaintiffs from across the U.S. suing and its owners, operators and associated businesses will have their long-awaited first day in court on today. The bench trial before […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Files ERISA Class Case Against Walgreen Co. Seeking Approximately $300 Million on Behalf of More Than 100,000 Retirement Plan Beneficiaries

August 9th, 2019

SUIT ALLEGES THAT WALGREENS OFFERS POORLY PERFORMING FUNDS TO ITS EMPLOYEES Click here to read the complaint CHICAGO, August 9, 2019 – Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP filed a class complaint today in the U.S. District Court of Northern Illinois alleging the ways in which the Walgreen Co. breaches basic fiduciary duties under ERISA and violates […]

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JOINT PRESS RELEASE: Dartmouth College and Nine Current and Former Dartmouth Students Announce Settlement of Title IX Class Action

August 6th, 2019

Click here to read the Joint Motion to Stay in Light of Agreement In a historic partnership seeking to enact meaningful change, Dartmouth College and the Plaintiffs named in a Title IX class action lawsuit pending in New Hampshire federal court announced today that they have reached a settlement, subject to the approval of the […]

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Pharmacy Benefit Managers Implement Critical Changes to Nationwide Practices That Promote Safe Opioid Prescribing Following Injunction Motion Filed in Opioid Litigation

July 15th, 2019

Click here to read the injunction  Cleveland, July 15, 2019 – U.S. District Judge Dan Polster, who oversees the National Prescription Opiate Litigation, entered an order confirming that the three largest Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) in the country have implemented and/or will implement changes to their standard nationwide practices that align with the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) Guideline […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Files Case Against Venture Capital Group

June 18th, 2019

Suit Alleges Fraud Against an Investor SAN DIEGO, June 18, 2019 –Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP filed an amended complaint today in the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego alleging the principals of a San Diego-based venture capital operation VentureMoney Management Co. defrauded an investor out of her life savings. The amended complaint alleges […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Files $20 Million Gender Discrimination and Retaliation Suit on Behalf of the General Counsel and Executive Vice President of EXL Service Holdings, Inc. Against the Company and Its Senior Officers

April 29th, 2019

Click here to read the complaint Sanford Heisler Sharp today filed suit against EXL Service Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXLS), one of the world’s largest operations management and data analytics companies, and its senior officers, on behalf of its former General Counsel and Executive Vice President, Nancy Saltzman. The complaint alleges that when Ms. Saltzman complained […]

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Qui Tam Relator Represented by Sanford Heisler Sharp Earns 19% of $545,000 Settlement Paid by Fortinet, Inc. for Violations of U.S. Trade Agreements Act

April 15th, 2019

Matter Complicated By Fraudulent Scheme Perpetrated by Former Akin Gump Partner Jeffrey Wertkin, Which Fortinet Reported to Federal Officials Click here to read the settlement agreement APRIL 15, 2019, SAN FRANCISCO – According to settlement documents released Friday in a qui tam case against California-based network security company Fortinet, Inc., the relator represented by Sanford […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Adds Paul Blankenstein as a Partner in Washington, D.C.

April 9th, 2019

New Partner Will Co-Chair Firm’s Financial Services Litigation Practice, Provide Strategic Counsel Across the Firm WASHINGTON, D.C. April 9, 2019 – Sanford Heisler Sharp today announced that Paul Blankenstein has joined the firm as a partner in its Washington, D.C. office. Blankenstein will Co-Chair the firm’s Financial Services Litigation Practice. Prior to joining Sanford Heisler […]

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