Stuart J. Guber


Partner

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Stuart J. Guber is Partner at Faruqi & Faruqi's Pennsylvania office.

Office

•  Pennsylvania

Practice areas

Shareholder Derivative Litigation

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1617 JFK Boulevard, Suite 1550, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

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Biography


Stuart J. Guber is a Partner in Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP’s Pennsylvania office.

Mr. Guber focuses his practice on representing institutional and individual investors in class actions under the federal securities laws, shareholder derivative suits and mergers and acquisitions litigation, as well as other complex litigation representing consumers.  During his 25-year career as a securities and complex litigator, Mr. Guber, as one of the lead attorneys, has successfully litigated numerous shareholder cases to settlement and verdict including In re Rite Aid Pharmacy Sec. Litig., No. MDL 1360 (E.D. Pa) ($320 Million settlement of securities class action); In re Tycom Ltd. Sec. Litig., No. 03-CV-03540 (D. Conn.) ($79 million settlement in securities class action); In re Providian Financial Corp. Sec. Litig., No. 01-CV-3952 (N.D. Cal.) ($65 million settlement in securities class action); In re Bell South Corp. Sec. Litig., No. 02-CV-2142 (N.D. Ga.) ($35 million settlement in securities class action); In re Evergreen Ultra Short Opportunities Fund Sec. Litig., No. 1:08-CV-11064 (D. Mass.) ($25 million class action securities settlement in which participating class members will recover over 65% of their losses); Robbins v. Koger Properties, No. 90-896-civ-J-10 (M.D. Flo.) (plaintiffs’ trial counsel in jury verdict awarding $81.3 million in damages); Maiocco, et al. v. Greenway Capital Corp., et al., NASD No. 94-04396 (Lead trial counsel for plaintiffs in securities arbitration awarding $227,000 in compensatory damages and $100,000 in punitive damages); Solomon v. T.F.M., Inc. (achieved defense verdict as lead trial counsel in securities arbitration representing Philadelphia Stock Exchange options trading firm); Minerva Group LP v. Keane, Index No. 800621 (Sup. Ct. NY) (mergers and acquisitions case settled for amendments to merger agreement, additional disclosures and a price bump per share to be paid shareholders from $8.40 per share to $9.25 per share in merger consideration). Mr. Guber has successfully litigated consumer class actions (for e.g., Nepomuceno v. Knights of Columbus, No. Civ. A. 96 C 4789 (N.D. Ill.), settled for $22 million in life insurance vanishing premium consumer fraud case) and successfully defended at trial a union health and welfare fund being sued by a healthcare provider (Centre for Neuro Skills, Inc.-Texas v. Specialties & Paper Products Union No. 527 Health and Welfare Fund, No. CC-07-10150-A (Cty. Ct. Dallas, Tex.), lead trial defense counsel securing a directed verdict in favor of defendant).

Mr. Guber has also been involved as lead or co-lead counsel in litigation producing a number of noteworthy published decisions including: South Ferry LP v. Killinger, 542 F.3d 776 (9th Cir. 2008); Koehler v. Brody, 483 F.3d 590 (8th Cir. 2007); Wagner v. First Horizon Pharm. Corp., 464 F.3d 1273 (11th Cir. 2006); Garfield v. NDC Health, 466 F.3d 1255 (11th Cir. 2006); In re Cerner Corp. Sec. Litig., 425 F.3d 1079 (8th Cir. 2005); Nevius v. Read-Rite Corp., 335 F.3d 843 (9th Cir. 2003); Robbins v. Koger Properties, 116 F.3d 1441 (11th Cir. 1997); Schreiber v. Kellogg, 50 F.3d 264 (3d Cir. 1995); In re Evergreen Ultra Short Opportunities Fund Se. Litig., 275 F.R.D. 382 (D. Mass. 2011) Marsden v. Select Med. Corp., 246 F.R.D. 480 (E.D. Pa. 2007); In re Friedman’s Inc. Securities Litigation, 385 F. Supp. 2d 1345 (N.D. Ga. 2005); In re Bellsouth Corp. Sec. Litig., 355 F. Supp. 2d 1350 (N.D. Ga. 2005); Tri-Star Farms Ltd. v. Marconi, PLC, et al., 225 F. Supp. 2d 567 (W.D. Pa. 2002); In re Campbell Soup Company Securities Litigation, 145 F. Supp. 2d 574 (D.N.J. 2001); In re Rite Aid Corp. Securities Litigation, 146 F. Supp. 2d 706 (E.D. Pa. 2001); In re ValuJet, Inc. Securities Litigation, 984 F. Supp. 1472 (N.D. Ga.1997); Schreiber v. Kellogg, 194 B.R. 559 (E.D. Pa. 1996); Schreiber v. Kellogg, 839 F. Supp. 1157 (E.D. Pa. 1993); Schreiber v. Kellogg, 838 F. Supp. 998 (E.D. Pa.1993).

Mr. Guber is admitted to practice before the state bars of Pennsylvania and Georgia and is admitted to numerous federal courts including: United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Northern District of Georgia, Eastern District of Michigan and District of Colorado; United Sates Circuit Court of Appeals for the First, Third, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth and Eleventh Circuits. He graduated with a Juris Doctor from Temple University School of Law (1990) and with a B.S. in Business Administration, majoring in accounting from Temple University (1986).

Education

  • J.D., Temple University Law School, 1990
  • B.S., Temple University, 1986

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • Georgia

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