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Katherine M. Sinderson

Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann

New York, NY, USA

Ms. Sinderson is involved in a variety of the firm’s practice areas, including securities fraud, corporate governance, and advisory services.  Among other matters, she is currently a member of the teams prosecuting In re Wilmington Trust Securities Litigation, In re Merck Securities Litigation, and In re Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. Securities Litigation.

Ms. Sinderson was a member of the trial team prosecuting In re Bank of America Securities Litigation, which resulted in a recovery of $2.425 billion, the single largest securities class action recovery ever resolving violations of Sections 14(a) and 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act and one of the largest shareholder recoveries in history. Ms. Sinderson was also a member of the trial team that prosecuted the action against Washington Mutual, Inc. and certain of its former officers and directors for alleged fraudulent conduct in the thrift’s home lending operations, an action which resulted in a recovery of $208.5 million and represents one of the largest settlements achieved in a case related to the fallout of the subprime crisis and the largest recovery ever achieved in a securities class action in the Western District of Washington.

Ms. Sinderson has also been part of the trial teams in several additional securities litigations through which the firm has successfully recovered hundreds of millions of dollars on behalf of injured investors. Among numerous other matters, she was a part of the trial teams that prosecuted the In re Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. Securities Litigation, which resulted in a recovery of $125 million, as well as In re Biovail Corporation Securities Litigation, which resulted in a recovery of $138 million for defrauded investors and represents the second largest recovery in any securities case involving a Canadian issuer.


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