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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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Sanford Heisler Sharp Files $200 Million+ Class and Collective Action Against Jones Day

April 3rd, 2019

Six Female Plaintiffs Detail How “Black Box” Pay and Managing Partner Autocracy Lead to Systemic Gender, Pregnancy and Maternity Discrimination Click here to read the complaint April 3, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Attorneys from Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP today filed a $200,000,000+ gender, pregnancy, and maternity discrimination class and collective action in U.S. District Court […]

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Fauquier County Joins the Fight Against the Opioid Industry: Lawsuit Alleges Defendants’ Illegal Practices Devastated Virginia County

March 29th, 2019

Click here to read the complaint Fauquier County, VA, March 29, 2019 – Fauquier County, Virginia, represented by Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP, Kaufman & Canoles, P.C., and The Cicala Law Firm PLLC has initiated legal action against opioid manufacturers, distributors, and pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) for their role in creating the public health emergency caused […]

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Five More Western Virginia Communities Join the Fight Against the Opioid Industry: Lawsuits Allege Defendants’ Illegal Practices Devastated Western Virginia Communities

March 27th, 2019

(March 27, 2019) – Five more localities in Western Virginia, represented by Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP, Kaufman & Canoles, P.C., and The Cicala Law Firm PLLC, have initiated legal action against opioid manufacturers, distributors, and pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) for their role in creating the public health emergency caused by the overuse of prescription opioids. […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Promotes 10 Attorneys and Hires 9

March 12th, 2019

Saba Bireda Named Partner in Washington, D.C. Felicia Gilbert Becomes Senior Litigation Counsel & Managing Attorney of San Francisco Office March 12, 2019, New York – Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP, a leading national law firm with offices in Washington, D.C., New York, San Francisco, San Diego, Nashville and Baltimore, today announced the promotion of 10 […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Celebrates Recent Outstanding Accomplishments

March 12th, 2019

Recognition Included 2018 National and Regional Awards Across Diverse Practices March 12, New York – Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP, a leading national public interest class action law firm, and many of its attorneys earned high-profile recognition in 2018 for their continued success representing plaintiffs in employment, ERISA, consumer fraud, whistleblower, wage and hour, and other […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Earns Top Marks in Benchmark Litigation’s Inaugural Ranking of Labor & Employment Firms & Lawyers

March 12th, 2019

CHAIRMAN DAVID SANFORD NAMED LABOR & EMPLOYMENT ATTORNEY OF THE YEAR Firm Ranked Nationally, In New York, California, D.C. and Tennessee Ten of Its Lawyers Earn Regional Star Status March 12, 2019, New York – Benchmark Litigation has announced that Sanford Heisler Sharp LLP received top marks in its inaugural rankings of labor and employment law […]

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Ed Chapin, Sanford Heisler Sharp’s California Managing Partner, Named Employment Trailblazer by the National Law Journal

March 1st, 2019

SAN DIEGO, CA – Ed Chapin, a partner in the San Diego office of Sanford Heisler Sharp LLP and the firm’s California Managing Partner, was today named a 2019 Employment Trailblazer by the National Law Journal. This is the first year the publication honored attorneys in the employment sector as “trailblazers,” which it characterizes as […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Yale University & Nine of Its Fraternities

February 12th, 2019

Complaint Details Discrimination, Sexual Misconduct and Assaults on Female Students in Yale Frats Students Ask Court to Require Male-Only Frats to Fully Integrate Women Click here to read the complaint (NEW HAVEN, CT February 12, 2019)– Attorneys from Sanford Heisler Sharp filed a class action complaint against Yale University and nine of its all-male fraternities […]

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