Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP focuses on complex civil litigation, including securities, antitrust, wage and hour, and consumer class actions as well as shareholder derivative and merger and transactional litigation. The firm is headquartered in New York, and maintains offices in Pennsylvania, California, and Delaware.

Since its founding in 1995, Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP has served as lead or co-lead counsel in numerous high-profile cases which ultimately provided significant recoveries to investors, consumers and employees.


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  • "I feel that counsel for plaintiffs evidenced that they were and are skilled in the field of securities litigation."
    United States District Court, District of Nevada
    Judge Justin L. Quackenbush
  • "Although all of the firms seeking appointment as Lead Counsel have impressive resumes, the Court is most impressed with Faruqi & Faruqi."
    United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio
    Judge Timothy S. Black
  • "There is no doubt that the law firms involved in this matter represented in my opinion the cream of the crop of class action business law and mergers and acquisitions litigators..."
    Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of Nassau
    Hon. Ira B. Warshawsky
  • "Plaintiffs Co-Lead Counsel have conducted the litigation and achieved the Settlement with skill, perseverance and diligent advocacy."
    United States District Court, District of New Jersey
    Judge Freda L. Wolfson
  • "It is undisputed that counsel for the Plaintiffs are extremely competent and possess the necessary skills to represent Plaintiffs herein."
    Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland
    Judge Michael D. Mason
  • "The standing and ability of both petitioning counsel [Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP was one of the co-lead counsel]… is among the highest in our bar."
    Chancery Court of Delaware
    Vice Chancellor Sam Glasscock, III

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July 21, 2014
On July 17, 2014, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania denied Shop-Vac’s motion to dismiss the claims of a class of vacuum purchasers. Faruqi & Faruqi represents the plaintiffs, who are suing on behalf of consumers deceived by Shop-Vac’s false and misleading horsepower and tank capacity representations.

In the decision, Judge Yvette Kane declined to dismiss plaintiffs’ consumer fraud, warranty, and Magneson-Moss claims, but did dismiss some of one plaintiff’s claims for failure to give the appropriate pre-suit notice.

Lowe's Home Centers, Inc. and Lowe's HIW, Inc. are also defendants in the case, which is In re: Shop-Vac Marketing and Sales Practice Litigation (4:12-md-02380-YK). The lead attorney for Faruqi & Faruqi is Adam Gonnelli.
July 21, 2014
Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP partner Antonio Vozzolo is quoted in a New York Times article regarding proposal to ban Energy Star class action lawsuits.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/21/business/energy-environment/whirlpool-wants-congress-to-ban-class-action-suits-tied-to-energy-star-program.html?_r=0

For further inquiries regarding this matter, please contact Antonio Vozzolo at: avozzolo@faruqilaw.com or (212) 983-9330.
July 17, 2014
On July 16, 2014, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida appointed Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP as co-lead counsel for the newly consolidated case, In re The ADT Corporation Derivative Litigation, Lead Case No. 14-80570-CIV-DIMITROULEAS/SNOW.

The action alleges that defendants made false and misleading statements and failed to disclose that: (i) ADT had experienced reduced non-Pulse demand; (ii) the Company's churn rate and attrition was accelerating; (iii) ADT's advertising and service costs were increasing; and (iv) the Company had been relying on its aggressive share repurchases to artificially inflate its reported earnings per share ("EPS").
July 02, 2014
Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, as co-lead counsel, has obtained preliminary approval of a $5 million class action settlement in Skye Astiana, et al. v. Kashi Co., Civ. No. 11-cv-1967 (S.D. Cal.) The case involves claims that allegations that Kashi food products were falsely and misleadingly labeled, marketed and sold as being “All Natural” or containing “Nothing Artificial,” but contained certain challenged ingredients.

If approved by the Court, the proposed settlement will result in cash refunds for California residents who purchased certain Kashi products between August 24, 2007 and May 1, 2014 in California who submit a valid claim form.

Visit http://www.naturalclasssettlement.com to learn more about the settlement including how to file an online claim for payment.

For further inquiries regarding this matter, please contact Antonio Vozzolo at avozzolo@faruqilaw.com or (212) 983-9330.
June 30, 2014
On June 30, 2014, District Court Judge Charles R. Breyer of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California appointed Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP to serve as Lead Counsel in In re Geron Corporation Securities Litigation, Case No. 3:14-cv-01224 (CRB).

For further inquiries regarding this matter, please contact Richard Gonnello at rgonnello@faruqilaw.com or (212) 983-9330
June 12, 2014
Faruqi & Faruqi LLP is pleased to announce the Court’s final approval of a settlement in In re Ebix, Inc. Securities Litigation, Master File No. 1:11-CV-02400-RWS (N.D. Ga.). The settlement provides for $6,500,000 in cash to be paid to class members who purchased or otherwise acquired Ebix common stock between May 6, 2009 and June 30, 2011. A copy of the Court’s Final Order and Judgment approving the settlement can be found at the link below.
May 09, 2014
 Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, as co-lead counsel, is pleased to announce the settlement of  Astiana, et al. v. Kashi Co., Case No. 11-cv-01967, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California (“Kashi Class Action Lawsuit”).

Plaintiffs in the Kashi Class Action Lawsuit alleged that some products that were labeled as “All Natural” and “Nothing Artificial,” allegedly contained certain synthetic and artificial ingredients, including pyridoxine hydrochloride, alpha tocopherol acetate and xanthan gum.  Under the class action settlement agreement filed with the Court on May 2, defendants will stop using “100% Natural” and “100% Pure and Natural” on food labels containing these ingredients. The Kashi class action settlement will provide $5 million in relief.
 Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, as co-lead counsel, is pleased to announce the settlement of  Astiana, et al. v. Kashi Co., Case No. 11-cv-01967, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California (“Kashi Class Action Lawsuit”).
 
Plaintiffs in the Kashi Class Action Lawsuit alleged that some products that were labeled as “All Natural” and “Nothing Artificial,” allegedly contained certain synthetic and artificial ingredients, including pyridoxine hydrochloride, alpha tocopherol acetate and xanthan gum.  Under the class action settlement agreement filed with the Court on May 2, defendants will stop using “100% Natural” and “100% Pure and Natural” on food labels containing these ingredients. The Kashi class action settlement will provide $5 million in relief.
May 09, 2014
Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP is pleased to announce that on May 9, 2014, District Court Judge J. Paul Oetken of the Southern District of New York appointed Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP to serve as sole Lead Counsel in Jyles v. Gentium S.p.A. The Case number is 1:14-cv-00287-JPO.

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