News Archive — 2009

Barrack, Rodos & Bacine Announces Summary Notice of Pendency of Class Action and Proposed Settlement of In re The Mills Corporation Securities Litigation

9/21/2009 - Barrack, Rodos & Bacine announces the issuance of a Summary Notice of Pendency of Class Action and Proposed Settlement of In re The Mills Corporation Securities Litigation and Notice of Rescheduling of Settlement Fairness Hearing. Click here for the complete text of the press release and summary notice. For additional information about the litigation and the settlement, click here.

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Barrack, Rodos & Bacine Files Complaint Against The National Arbitration Forum, Inc.

9/11/2009 - Barrack, Rodos & Bacine filed a class action complaint against the National Arbitration Forum (“NAF”), the largest arbitration company in the United States for consumer credit disputes. The lawsuit alleges that while representing to the public that it is independent and impartial, the NAF actively markets its arbitration services as a collections tool.

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Barrack, Rodos & Bacine Files Complaint On Behalf of Shareholders of BJ Services Company

9/8/2009 - Barrack, Rodos & Bacine, representing an institutional investor, filed a class action on behalf of BJ Services Company (“BJS”) investors seeking to enjoin implementation of a proposal by Baker Hughes, Inc.

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Barrack, Rodos & Bacine Files Complaint Against Electronic Arts, Inc., NCAA and the Collegiate Licensing Company

9/4/2009 - Barrack, Rodos & Bacine, representing a former collegiate athlete, filed a class action complaint against Electronic Arts, Inc.(“EA”), National Collegiate Athletic Association (“NCAA”) and the Collegiate Licensing Company. The lawsuit stems from EA's alleged unlawful misappropriation of student-athlete likenesses. The complaint alleges that, in the interest of generating increased sales of its NCAA football and basketball video games, EA has disregarded the NCAA prohibition on use of its players’ likenesses and names.

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Barrack, Rodos & Bacine Announces An Investigation Into Builders FirstSource, Inc.

9/3/2009 - Barrack, Rodos & Bacine is investigating potential claims against JLL Partners, Inc. ("JLL"), Warburg Pincus LLC ("Warburg Pincus") and the board of directors of Builders FirstSource, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLDR) ("Builders FirstSource" or the "Company") related to the recapitalization plan proposed on September 1, 2009, by JLL and Warburg Pincus.

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Barrack, Rodos & Bacine Appointed Co-Lead Counsel in Fasteners Antitrust Litigation

8/21/2009 - Barrack, Rodos & Bacine has been appointed interim co-lead class counsel by the Honorable R. Barclay Surrick in In re Fasteners Antitrust Litigation, MDL Docket No. 1912, pending in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. In this case, Barrack, Rodos & Bacine represent a proposed class of purchasers of fasteners, such as zippers, snap fasteners, hook and eyes and rivets, used for fastening materials together in products used primarily in the textile, apparel, footwear and luggage industries.

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Court Approves Class Settlement in In Re Nationwide Financial Services Litigation

8/19/2009 - Barrack, Rodos & Bacine, counsel for plaintiff International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 98 Pension Fund (IBEW Local 98), in In Re Nationwide Financial Services Litigation, Case No. 2:08-CV-00249, announces that the Honorable Michael H. Watson of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio has granted final approval of the settlement reached in the case.

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In Re The Mills Corporation Securities Litigation

7/16/2009 - Over $200 million recovered for Class, pending Court approval of Settlements

Class consists of purchasers of Mills common stock and preferred stock (series B, C, E & G) from February 27, 2001 through August 10, 2006, who held after October 31, 2005 and were injured thereby.

Final Settlement Hearing is set for November 19, 2009 (rescheduled from October 8, 2009).

Proof of Claim and Release Forms must be postmarked by December 31, 2009 (extended from November 12, 2009).

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ValueClick Settlement Receives Preliminary Approval

6/30/2009 - Barrack, Rodos & Bacine, sole lead counsel for lead plaintiffs in Waldrep v. ValueClick, Inc., et al., Case No. CV 07-5411 DDP, announces that the Honorable Dean D.

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Four Barrack, Rodos & Bacine Partners Named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers

6/15/2009 - Law and Politics, which publishes the annual Pennslyvania Super Lawyers Magazine, has named four Barrack, Rodos & Bacine attorneys to its prestigious Super Lawyers list for 2009. Senior Founding Partner Leonard Barrack, along with partners Jeffrey W. Golan and Mark R. Rosen were all recognized for outstanding professional achievement in securities litigation.

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