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Barrack, Rodos & Bacine Partner Presses For Documents On Sexual Harassment and Discrimination at McDonald's

10/27/2021 - On October 26, 2021, Barrack, Rodos & Bacine partner Michael Toomey represented three McDonald's shareholders in Delaware Chancery Court, demanding, in accordance with Delaware corporate law, that McDonald's Corporation provide documentation of sexual harassment, sexual misconduct and discrimination at all levels of the company. 

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Barrack, Rodos & Bacine Named Co-Lead Counsel in MSGN/MSGE Merger Case

9/27/2021 - Barrack, Rodos & Bacine and two of its clients, along with three other firms and two other plaintiffs, have been appointed to lead a consolidated stockholder class action brought on behalf of MSG Networks Inc. (MSGN) stockholders challenging the $900 million merger between Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. (MSGE) and MSGN.  Chancellor Kathleen S. McCormick of the Delaware Chancery Court signed the order appointing the plaintiffs and the firms to their co-lead plaintiff and co-lead counsel positions.  

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Barrack, Rodos & Bacine Reminds Investors in ATI Physical Therapy, Inc. That It Is Investigating ATI for Securities Fraud

9/15/2021 - Barrack, Rodos & Bacine reminds investors who have sustained losses in ATI Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE: ATIP) (“ATI” or the “Company”) that it is investigating possible securities law violations by the ATI board of directors and officers.

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BR&B Partner Presents at ABA Antitrust Panel

6/29/2021 - Barrack, Rodos & Bacine partner Jeffrey Gittleman was a presenter on a panel sponsored by the American Bar Association Sections of Antitrust Law and Civil Practice and Procedure titled “Discovery Nuts and Bolts: Depositions.”  Among other topics, Mr. Gittleman spoke about how deposition protocols can streamline deposition discovery in complex class actions, considerations for remote depositions and best practices for multi-party depositions.  Please contact Mr.

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Court Upholds Securities Fraud Claims Against Energy Transfer LP in Pipeline Suit

4/6/2021 - After full briefing and oral argument, a Philadelphia federal court rejected Energy Transfer’s bid to escape a securities class action lawsuit based on its alleged false statements to investors concerning two major pipeline construction projects across the state of Pennsylvania. 

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Barrack, Rodos & Bacine Named as Interim Class Counsel in COVID-Related Business Interruption Insurance Cases Against Cincinnati Insurance Company

12/22/2020 - Barrack, Rodos & Bacine has brought a number of class action lawsuits against several insurance companies that have uniformly denied the claims of businesses forced to either shut down entirely or offer limited service as a result of government orders relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. The complaints in those cases allege that the companies’ denial of the claims was improper and that the claims under the policies’ business interruption and related coverages should have been honored.

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Barrack, Rodos & Bacine Files Detailed Securities Class Action Complaint on Behalf of Energy Transfer LP Investors

6/15/2020 - BR&B clients, the Iowa Public Employees’ Retirement System and the Denver Employees Retirement Plan, along with three additional public pension funds, were appointed in March 2020 to serve as the Lead Plaintiffs in the securities class action brought on behalf of purchasers of common units of Energy Transfer LP (“Energy Transfer” or the “Partnership”).  The class action is pending in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (Case No. 2:20-cv-00200-GAM), before the Honorable Gerald A. McHugh.

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Court Upholds Securities Fraud Complaint Against WageWorks, Inc. and Its Former Executives

6/1/2020 - On June 1, 2020, Judge Jeffrey S. White of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California denied defendants’ motions to dismiss the Consolidated Class Action Complaint in In re: WageWorks, Inc. Securities Litigation.

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BR&B Recommends Changes to Federal Practice to Meet the Next National Emergency

6/2/2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges in every aspect of daily life, and the legal community has not been spared.  In response to the widespread shutdown of public life in March, in May 2020, the U.S.

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Barrack, Rodos & Bacine Files Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Carnival Corporation

5/27/2020 - On May 27, 2020, Barrack, Rodos & Bacine filed a securities class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of the securities of Carnival Corp. (NYSE:  CCL) (“Carnival”) from January 28, 2020 through May 1, 2020, inclusive (the “Class Period”).  The complaint was filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida against Carnival; Arnold W. Donald, Carnival's president and chief executive officer; and David Bernstein, the company's chief financial officer.  A copy of the complaint, docketed as Civil Action No.

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