Salvatore J. Graziano is a partner of Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP ("BLBG"), a firm specializing in the prosecution of class and private securities actions nationwide on behalf of institutional investors and hedge funds. BLBG represents more public pension funds and other institutional investors than any other plaintiffs' firm in the country and has achieved some of the largest securities fraud class action recoveries in history.
Mr. Graziano, an experienced trial attorney, has taken a leading role in a number of high profile securities fraud class actions over the past fifteen years including in re Refco Sec. Litig. (S.D.N.Y.) (total recoveries in excess of $400 million) and in re New Century (C.D. Cal.) (total recoveries of approximately $125 million).
Mr. Graziano has been recognized by his peers and adversaries as "a smart, aggressive lawyer who works hard for his clients" (Chambers USA 2010); an attorney who performs "top quality work" (Benchmark Litigation 2010); and as a "highly effective litigator" (Legal 500 US 2010).
Mr. Graziano is currently serving as the President of the National Association of Shareholder & Consumer Attorneys, and has served as a member of the Financial Reporting Committee and the Securities Regulation Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.