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Janine L. Pollack

Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz
Partner
New York, NY, USA


Janine Pollack is a partner at Wolf Haldenstein and is a member of the Firm’s Consumer Protection practice. She specializes in complex class actions representing consumers against companies who sell defective products and utilize unfair and deceptive practices to sell their products. Ms. Pollack has recovered millions of dollars on behalf of consumers against numerous worldwide brands. 

Ms. Pollack joined Wolf Haldenstein in 2013. She practiced consumer fraud for over 15 years prior to joining the firm. 

Representations
• Co-Lead Counsel in unfair and deceptive practices complex class actions against Reebok Easy Tone, Sketchers Toning Shoes and Fit Flops recovering over $80 million for consumers. 
• Lead Counsel in numerous other class actions involving consumer fraud, including against the make of so-called barefoot running shoes, recovering over $3.75 million for consumers, and against the maker of children’s sippy cups, also achieving a substantial settlement for consumers. 
• Served as Lead Trial Counsel obtaining a jury trial verdict against R.J. Reynolds in a wrongful death tobacco case. The verdict withstood an appeal by R.J. Reynolds. 
• Lead Trial Counsel in a federal court case against a major mutual fund advisor. 

Affiliations

Professional
Ms. Pollack serves as an Officer to the National Association of Shareholder & Consumer Attorneys (NASCAT) as Secretary. She also chairs the Women’s Initiative of NASCAT. IN this capacity she organizes events for the female attorney members, including spearheading philanthropic efforts for the benefit of noteworthy charities.
 
Ms. Pollack is also participating as a team leader in developing and drafting Standards and Best Practices for Increasing Diversity in Mass Tort and Class Action Leadership for the Duke Law School Center for Judicial Studies. 

Ms. Pollack is a member of the Women in the Legal Profession Committee of the Bar Association of the City of New York. She served as co-editor of the Committee’s recent publication, “Street Smarts for Women Lawyers”. 

Ms. Pollack has consistently been recognized by her peers and industry leaders which is reflected in her annual designation as a Super Laywer since 2012 and more notably was designated by Super Lawyers as one of the top women attorneys for 2017. She was also appointed to the Law360 Privacy and Consumer Protection Editorial Advisory Board for two years. 

Ms. Pollack frequently lectures on such topics as consumer fraud, time and stress management and other related topics. 

Ms. Pollack is fluent in French.
Janine L. Pollack is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Best Leadership Practices for Women Lawyers - Women Lawyers in Leadership 2018, Monday, January 29, 2018
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Members, Alumnae, and Friends of the Women in the Legal Profession Committee, Ch. 5: Develop Your Own Brand, New York City Bar Association, Street Smarts for Women Lawyers - Women Lawyers in Leadership 2018, Monday, January 29, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Best Leadership Practices for Women Lawyers - Best Leadership Practices for Women Lawyers, Monday, January 29, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Best Leadership Practices for Women Lawyers - Best Leadership Practices for Women Lawyers, Monday, January 29, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Best Leadership Practices for Women Lawyers - Best Leadership Practices for Women Lawyers, Monday, January 29, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Women Lawyers in Leadership 2018, Friday, February 02, 2018, New York, NY
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