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Jay W. Eisenhofer

Grant & Eisenhofer P.A.

New York, NY, USA


Jay W. Eisenhofer.

Mr. Eisenhofer has been lead counsel in many of the largest securities class action recoveries in history, including the $3.2 billion settlement in the Tyco case, the $895 million United Healthcare settlement, the $450 million settlement in the Global Crossing case, the historic $450 million pan-European settlement in the Shell case, as well as a $400 million settlement with March McLennan, a $303 million settlement with General Motors and a $300 million settlement with DaimlerChrysler. Mr. Eisenhofer was recognized by Directorship Magazine in 2008 as one of the 100 most influential people in the field of corporate governance, a list that included figures like Ben Bernanke, Henry Paulson, Barney Frank, and Warren Buffet. In addition, he has been named by Law Dragon to its list of the top 500 litigators in America. The National Law Journal has selected Grant & Eisenhofer as one of the top ten plaintiffs’ law firms in the country for the last four years, earning the firm a place in The National Law Journal’s Plaintiffs Firms Hall Of Fame. Mr. Eisenhofer has served as litigation counsel to many public and private institutional investors, including, among others, California Public Employees Retirement System, Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association, the Florida State Board of Administration, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, the Teachers’ Retirement System of Louisiana, Ohio Public Employee Retirement Systems, State of Wisconsin Investment Board, American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees, Service Employees International Union, Amalgamated Bank, Lens Investment Management, Inc. and Franklin Advisers, Inc. Mr. Eisenhofer was the lead attorney in the seminal case of American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees, Employees Pension Plan v. American International Group, Inc., where the U.S. Court of Appeals approved a shareholder proxy access bylaw. Mr. Eisenhofer is a 1986 magna cum laude graduate of Villanova Law School.

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