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Marc I. Gross

Pomerantz LLP

New York, NY, USA

Marc I. Gross is Managing Partner of Pomerantz LLP. For over three decades, Mr. Gross has focused on securities fraud class actions and derivative actions, while also litigating antitrust and consumer cases. Mr. Gross heads the Firm’s Institutional Investor Practice and is Lead Counsel in many of the Firm’s major pending cases.

Mr. Gross’ numerous notable achievements include: In re BP plc Sec. Litig. (individual and institutional investors have a right to sue under common law for purchases abroad); In re Comverse Inc. Sec. Litig. ($225 million settlement, including a $60 million contribution by the former CEO); In re Charter Communications Inc. Sec. Litig. ($146.25 million settlement); In re Salomon Analyst AT&T Litig. ($74.75 million settlement); In re Elan Corp. Sec. Litig. ($75 million settlement); and Snyder v. Nationwide Insurance Co. (derivative settlement valued at $100 million). His role in high-profile cases has garnered international media attention. Mr. Gross has been interviewed on the CBS Evening News, the BBC, and numerous Israeli media sources. In 2012 and 2013, Benchmark Litigation named Mr. Gross a “Local Litigation Star” in New York. He has been selected by his peers as a Super Lawyer six times, most recently in 2014.

Mr. Gross is an officer of the Institute of Law and Economic Policy (ILEP) which has organized symposiums on securities fraud and other class action litigation for nearly 20 years. A frequent speaker at legal forums both here and abroad on shareholder-related issues, Mr. Gross has spoken at the National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems’ (“NCPERS”) Legislative Conference on “Morrison and Recoveries of Damages Arising From Fraudulent Foreign Investments,” and at Loyola University Chicago School of Law’s Institute for Investor Protection Conference on “The Effective and Ethical Use of Confidential Witnesses;” at the Tel Aviv Institutional Investors Forum on “Israel’s Pyramids/Corporate Governance Lessons from the U.S.”; and at the U.K. National Association of Pension Funds Conference on the impact of U.S. class actions on U.K. investors. Mr. Gross is a graduate of New York University Law School (’76) and Columbia College (’73).

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