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Fred T Isquith

Litigation Attorney at New York, NY

4.0   72 reviews

About Fred

Learn Fred’s areas of practice.

3
Practice areas
  1. Litigation
    40%

    49 years, 500 cases

  2. Antitrust and trade law
    30%

    49 years, 60 cases

  3. Securities and investment fraud
    30%

    49 years, 100 cases

Litigator in complex business litigation, primarily in the securities and antitrust fields, Mr. Isquith is a frequent writer in the field as well as gives lectures to other attorneys and law students.A more detailed description of his background and accomplishments may be found at www.whafh.com.

Licensed for 50 years
State DC
Status Good Standing
Acquired 1979
Updated 06/08/2022
State NY
Status Currently Registered
Acquired 1972
Updated 06/21/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Zwerling, Schachter & Zwerling
41 Madison Avenue
New York, NY, 10010

Reviews

4.0 / 5.0
  72 customer reviews
Posted by Taufoli | October 3, 2022
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
PUA BENEFITS HELP...
You saw the mess that is my PUA BENEFITS appeal reconsideration on this little island I call home American Samoa...
Posted by RJ | September 7, 2022
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| Consulted Attorney
Excellent
Gave me an excellent answer and I appreciate the insight. Very knowledgeable. Thank you for the help I appreciate it.
Posted by anonymous | September 2, 2022
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Great advice within minutes
I put a question on the website about a missed EEOC deadline headed for administrative hearing. Mr. Isquith was very helpful and gave me the hope to keep going in this case. Thank you so much!
Posted by Dmitriy | April 2, 2021
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Precise answer on evidence rules
Mr. Isquith provided precise information on how to admit emails, received from HOA, to evidence.
Posted by Melissa | December 17, 2020
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Ms.
He's very specific and doesn't play games. I personally like the attitude he sends and the fact that he's honest, caring and forthright. I personally would love to hire him to collect what I rightfully deserve.
Posted by Rochelle | December 12, 2020
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| Consulted Attorney
Roch
Attorney Is quite helped me to look at the attorney client relationship from a different point of view during covid 19. While the attorneys are working from their up north cottageside due to offices being closed from covid 19. The client does not know what is going on. Thanks to Mr. Is quite`s opinion. It gives another view to covid 19 working practice for the attorney, client relationship, and gives empathy to the attorneys. In biblical terms show some mercy. Thank you. R
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Posted by Jane | October 15, 2020
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| Consulted Attorney
Insightful Answers
Attorney Isquith provides answers to questions that show in depth knowledge of the law, practicality, and an overall concern for clients best interests.
Posted by Alex | August 17, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Smart, Strategic Lawyer
Mr. Isquith assisted me in complex matter. It involved a lot of information and many variables. Mr. Isquith broke it down to simple issues and made strong arguments that resulted in a favorable outcome in my case. I would recommend this lawyer to my friends and family.
Posted by Eilene | July 26, 2020
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Best Advice
We were truly impressed with the opinions of Attys. & . The answers we're precise, and to the point. If a LLC was dissolved 5 years ago, and the same person establishes, under a different name, the latter is considered as an extension of the dissolved LLC. ONCE DISSOLVED, the liabilities become unlimited from the Limited Liability corp. Thank you again, so very much.
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Posted by Cathy | March 11, 2020
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| Consulted Attorney
great attorney
I did clicked button that I consulted this attorney at first time. OK! As I said the same at first attempt that this New York attorney is great attorney. He knew I don't live in New York, yet his prompt response and spend time communicated with me is not seen in any other attorneys. He did gave me very realistic options to think about and I do thank him for his advice.
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Posted by Byron | January 16, 2020
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| Consulted Attorney
A very helpful attorney!
Mr. Isquith is truly a decent caring Christian attorney! He spent much time to consult me without charging me. That's quite unusual. It demonstrates that he is really out there helping people, not just making money. if anyone need legal help. I strongly recommend go to Mr. Isquith.
Posted by Grahm | November 29, 2019
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Awesome
Fred has answered a few of my questions in regards to some nonsense my divorce has left me with and he was super helpful in getting me answers on how to proceed.
Posted by anonymous | September 16, 2019
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
About my court hearing
I’ve spoken with this attorney about concerns with my case. And he gave me advice on how to handle the situation. So I was very pleased with the outcome of our conversation.
Posted by Ray | September 4, 2019
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Wonderful
He was very helpful with respect to my question at hand I really appreciate his help with this matter and I would hire and recommend him.
Posted by anonymous | August 29, 2019
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| Consulted Attorney
Fred gave me outstanding advice on a matter I an facing.
Fred T. Isquith responded to my query in a matter of an hour or two. His answer was extremely helpful and his professional demeanor is one you would hope to see in an attorney. Thank you sir I salute you. Semper.
Posted by Julie | July 14, 2019
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Great Attorney!
Thank you for answering my question and for the great advice! It was extremely helpful and appreciated. I will definitely look into what you advised me to do.
Posted by anonymous | June 28, 2019
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Attorney Isquith provided me with Excellent Services!
I have consulted with Attorney Isquith on many occasions. This Attorney is very Knowledgeable and Professional. He always responds in a prompt manner and has assisted me with difficult cases. I highly recommend this Attorney!
Posted by Lynette | May 27, 2019
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Worth a million stars!!
Really appreciate the clear, succinct answer that I couldn't spot or know the terminology of without his kind reply to my questions. He was and is correct. Thank you!!!!
Posted by Mark | February 26, 2019
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Best Advice
He has given me the best advice on my Court matters. And that he realizes how complex This has become. And shared his insight of knowlege to provide me assitance the best he can. TY Mark
Posted by anonymous | January 13, 2019
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| Consulted Attorney
Attorney Fred T. Isquith is an outstanding Attorney
Attorney Isquith is Awesome and has provided me with outstanding promt legal assistance. I wish that I could retain this brilliant Attorney. I appreciate all the time and all his legal services!
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Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 950-950 per hour

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP
  • 1980 - Present
  • Associate
  • Kaye Scholer Fierman Hays & Handler
  • 1975 - 1980
  • Associate
  • Fulbright & Jaworski
  • 1971 - 1975
  • Summer Associate
  • United States Department of State
  • 1970 - 1970
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Education

  • Columbia Universtiy
  • LLD
  • 1971
  • City University of New York, Brooklyn College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1968

Legal Cases

  • In re Packaged Seafood Products Antitrust Litigaiton
  • pending
  • In re Keurig Antitrust Litigation
  • pending
  • Bayer GM Rice Litigation Class Action
  • Settled - $750 Million
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Associations

  • New York City Bar Association
  • Antitrust; Federal Courts; Securities;Comiittee
  • 1980 - Present
  • New York County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1975 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Securities Committee; Chair Torts subcommittee
  • 1975 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1971 - Present
  • National Association of Shareholder and Consumer Attorneys
  • President and Editor of Weekly News Letter, The Class Act
  • N/A
  • Kings County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1972 - 2015
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • AVVO
  • AVVO Rating 10
  • 2016
  • AV Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer - 5% in Metopolitan NYC and in USA
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Who's Who in America
  • Who's Who in America - Marquis
  • 2015
  • Who's Who in American Law
  • Who's Who in American Law -Marquis
  • 2014
  • law dragon
  • law dragon
  • 2008
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Publications

  • Law 360
  • Defective Process Cripples Class Action Proposal
  • 2017
  • Law 360
  • Due Porcess: Class Action Certification
  • 2017
  • Law 360
  • ConAgra Opinioni May Repair Ascertainability Circuit Split
  • 2017
  • Law360
  • Applying California Antitrust Law to Out of State Transactions
  • 2017
  • Law 360
  • Restricting Rights Through Class Action Evisceration
  • 2017
  • Securities Mosaic
  • Defective Process cripples Flawed Clas Action Proposal
  • 2017
  • Law 360
  • a Plaintiffs Attorney View of tyson Foods
  • 2016
  • Lexis Securities Mosaic
  • Confidentiality Orders - Not so Confidential
  • 2016
  • Law 360
  • Summer Session At the Second Circult
  • 2016
  • Lexis Law Mosaic and firm website www.whafh.com
  • GM and the Survival of Claims Thought to have Been Dischargedin Bankruptcy
  • 2016
  • Law 360
  • A Few important Decisoins From the "Inferior" Courts
  • 2016
  • Knowledge Mosaic
  • District Court Provides First Guidance on Class Plaintiff "Pick-Offs" After Supreme Court
  • 2016
  • Securities Mosaic
  • Collateral Atacks on Class Action Settlements
  • 2016
  • NASCAT
  • The Class Act
  • 2016
  • Law 360
  • Thoughts On Post-Settlement Claims by Class Members
  • 2016
  • Lexis Securities Mosaic
  • Supreme Court's Opinion in Tyson Foods allows Statistical Evidnece
  • 2016
  • Law 360
  • Knotty International Problems in the Courts
  • 2016
  • Law 360
  • Why Sanofi Is Required Reading for Securities Attorneys
  • 2016
  • Knowledge Mosaic
  • Supreme Court Rules on Class Plaintiff "Pick Offs"
  • 2016
  • Knowledge Mosaic
  • Second Circuit: Rule 23 Does not Require Damages to be Measurable on aa Calss wiide bBasis under Rule 23(b)(3)
  • 2015
  • Knowledge Mosaic
  • Supreme Court to Hear Three Class Action Cases
  • 2015
  • Knowledge Mosaic
  • Further Commeents on Campbell Ewald v. Gomez
  • 2015
  • Knowledge Mosaic
  • Further Comments - Spokeo v. Robins
  • 2015
  • NASCAT
  • The Class Act - EDITOR
  • 2015
  • Law 360
  • Spring Begins With 3 Important Class Action Decision
  • 2015
  • Knowledge Mosaic
  • Omnicare
  • 2015
  • Knowledge Mosaic
  • Second Circirt.....Rule 23(b)(3)
  • 2015
  • Knowledge Mosaic
  • Cl;ass Certification Granted Against Accountant
  • 2015
  • Securities Mosaic
  • Market Check on Legal Fees
  • 2015
  • Law 360
  • The Importance of Maaking Fact Based Arguments
  • 2015
  • Securities Mosaic
  • Revlon Standard Modified
  • 2015
  • Knowledge Mosaic
  • Jurisdiction over foreign corporate defendants
  • 2015
  • Securities Mosaic
  • Supreme Court Allows appeal of Cases in Multi-District proceedings
  • 2015
  • Securities Mosaic
  • Forex Decision Changes the Conversation in Antiturst Pleading
  • 2015
  • Law 360
  • Recent Decisions Righten Standards for Merger Litigation
  • 2015
  • Knowledge Mosaic
  • Supreme Court Allows Appeal of Cases in Multi-District Litigation
  • 2015
  • Knowledge Mosaic
  • Revlon Standard Modified
  • 2015
  • Knowledge Mosaic
  • Market Check on Legal Fees
  • 2015
  • Knowledge Mosaic
  • Jurisdiction Over Foreign Corporate Defendant Requres Nuanced Analysis
  • 2015
  • Knowldge Mosaic
  • Class Certification Granted Against Accountant and Advisors to Fund
  • 2015
  • Law 360
  • Readying for a New First Monday
  • 2014
  • Law 360
  • Defendants, not Plaintiffs, Drive up Class Action Costs
  • 2014
  • Law 360
  • Will The Supreme Court Nullify Rule 23
  • 2014
  • Law 360
  • The End of Private Enforcemnet of ERISA Plan Rights
  • 2014
  • NASCAT
  • The Class Act - EDITOR
  • 2014
  • Knowledge Mosaic
  • A Note on Harris v amgen
  • 2014
  • Law 360
  • Amgen Likely o Be Leading Case Affecing ERIAS Pleading
  • 2014
  • Law 360
  • The SEC Needs to Act on Fee Shifting
  • 2014
  • Law 360
  • Thinking Further on Halliburton
  • 2013
  • NASCAT
  • The Class Act - EDITOR
  • 2013
  • Law 360
  • State-Mandated Student Pro Bono Programs are Inefficient
  • 2013
  • law 360
  • Spotlight on Spoiliation
  • 2013
  • Law 360
  • More Restrictions fpr ERISA Fiduciaries
  • 2013
  • Law 360
  • Qestionable Constitutionality: Supreme Court's Amex Ruling
  • 2013
  • Law 360
  • How Facebok INforms Exclusive Jurisidiction Provisions
  • 2013
  • Law 360
  • Sui Generis At Supreme Court
  • 2013
  • Law 360
  • Another Look at Amgen
  • 2013
  • Law 360
  • How Not to Plead A Multistate Class Action
  • 2013
  • Law 360
  • How !st Circ Infused Del. Law Decision with Realism
  • 2013
  • Law 360
  • Supreme court Spotlight: Sex, Race And...Commerce
  • 2013
  • Law 360
  • A Look At Litigated and Settled Class Certification
  • 2012
  • Law 360
  • Concepcion Comands A Case-By-Case Analysis
  • 2012
  • Law 360
  • Dec. 20, 2011 - 2 Big Decisions
  • 2012
  • Law 360
  • Case Study: Damasco v. Clearwire
  • 2012
  • NASCAT
  • Class Act - EDITOR
  • 2012
  • Law 360
  • Rule 23 "Preliminary" Requriement As Seen by 7th Circ
  • 2012
  • Law 360
  • Wxhauston - Patent and Copyright And The Supreme Court
  • 2012
  • Law 360
  • Case Study: Roasado v. China North East Petroleum
  • 2012
  • Law 360
  • A Dissection of Rule 23
  • 2012
  • Law 360
  • A 2nd Look At Class Action Requirements
  • 2012
  • zLaw 360
  • The Continued Robustness of Rule 23 (b) (2)
  • 2012
  • Law 360
  • The Simmonds Case (Sec16 Ruling) In the Litigation Context
  • 2012
  • NASCAT
  • Class Act - Editor
  • 2011
  • Law 360
  • Redefining Loss Causation in Mutual Fund Cases
  • 2011
  • Law 360
  • The Delawre Chancery Court aas Corporate Regulator
  • 2011
  • Law 360
  • Case Study: Atkinson v. Morgan Asset Management
  • 2011
  • Law 360
  • 2 Months After Dukes
  • 2011
  • Law 360
  • Interpretation of Arbitration Provision Post- Concepcion
  • 2011
  • Law 360
  • In Context: Recent Class action Jurisprudence
  • 2011
  • Law 360
  • SLUSA And State Court Securities Actions
  • 2011
  • Law 360
  • Interpretation of Arbitration Provision Post-Concepcion
  • 2011
  • Law 360
  • In Context: Recent Class Action Jurisprudence
  • 2011
  • Law 360
  • Addressing Multiforum Deal Litigation
  • 2011
  • Law 360
  • In Re Bear Stearns - 1 Concealment; 3 Results
  • 2011
  • Law 360
  • Is It Material? Depends On Who You Ask
  • 2011
  • Law 360
  • Interlocutory appeals and Twombly in 7th Circ.
  • 2011
  • Law 360
  • Does Decurities Enforcement Make Corps. Stronger?
  • 2011
  • NASCAT
  • Class Act - EDITOR
  • 2010
  • Law 360
  • Interpreting Morrison v. National Australia Bank
  • 2010
  • Law 360
  • The End of Clsas Actions? Not Likely
  • 2010
  • Law 360
  • Tiem For the Supreme Court
  • 2010
  • Law 360
  • 5 Cases Impacting Investors in Public Cos
  • 2010
  • Law 360
  • Del Opinoin to Inform Future Freeze Out Mergers
  • 2010
  • Law 360
  • Case Study: morrison v. National Austrailia Bank
  • 2010
  • Law 360
  • Spring Supreme court roundup
  • 2010
  • Law 360
  • Clarifying Jurisdiction For foreign Claimants
  • 2010
  • Law 360
  • A 3rd And 4th Look At The Bank of America Opinion
  • 2010
  • Law 360
  • Securities Case Filings Remain Steady in Q1
  • 2010
  • Law 360
  • WhitherThe SEC? For Now, No Place New
  • 2010
  • Law 360
  • Citizens United: A Congressional Opportunity
  • 2010
  • Securities Docket
  • new Ruling on Rating Agency Responsibility Bears Close Scrutiny
  • 2009
  • NASCAT
  • Class Act - EDITOR
  • 2009
  • NASCAT
  • Class ACt - EDITOR
  • 2008
  • Securities Class Action Services
  • A SEC Monopolly Will Not Work
  • 2007
  • Paper Given to SRI Conference
  • A Acalpel in Your Hand: Litigation as a Tool
  • 2002
  • Federal Civil Practice
  • Class Actions and other Representative Actions
  • 2000
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Federal Civil Practice Supplement
  • 2000
  • New York City Bar Association
  • Anatomy of a Deposition . . . Complex Financial Case
  • 2000
  • NASCAT
  • Class Act - EDITOR
  • 1995
  • Post Arbitaration Remedies for an Introduction to Securities Arbitration
  • Post Arbitarion Remedies
  • 1994
  • American Conference Institute
  • A Plaintiffs' Lawyer Examines Limtied Partnership Roll ups
  • 1994
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Speaking Engagements

  • Class At Tauro Law School
  • Rule 23 Class Actions
  • 2014
  • Tauro Law School
  • Starting Out After Law School
  • 2013
  • Touro Law School
  • Federal Pleading Standards after Twombly
  • 2010
  • Antitrust Committee of the New York City Bar Association
  • Private Equity Transactions and the Implications of the Supreme Court's Recent Decisions
  • 2008
  • New York County Bar Association
  • Deposition in Complex Cases
  • 2005
  • SRI in the Rockies
  • Institutional Investor Activism
  • 2003
  • Professional Liability Underwriters society
  • IPO/Tie In Claims
  • 2001
  • New York State Bar Asssociation
  • Securities Arbitarions
  • 2001
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Attorney endorsements

Received (64)
Given (1)
Unknown Attorney | Aug 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer based on his thoughtful answers he provides to others on Avvo. He has the qualities I look for in an attorney l."
Litigation Attorney | May 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer based on his thorough and knowledgeable answers on this forum."
Lawsuits and disputes Attorney | Jan 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Aug 09
Relationship: Friend
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Jan 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Antitrust and trade law Attorney | Jan 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Isquith is an excellent advocate for his clients. I would not hesitate to recommend him to a client in need. He is also an asset to the Avvo Community, providing invaluable resources to those seeking help."
Litigation Attorney | Sep 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Jul 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. He is knowledgeable and thorough."
Litigation Attorney | May 16
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | May 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Isquith provides thoughtful, educated and experienced answers to the questions provided herein. Attorney Isquith provides a needed service by providing voluntary and free legal assistance to the individuals herein who are in need of immediate legal answers."
Litigation Attorney | May 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Isquith provides great answers in the Q&A section of the Avvo website."
Unknown Attorney | Mar 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"An excellent lawyer who treats clients with patience, care, understanding, and utmost professionalism - an even better person and I wholeheartedly recommend for future services."
Litigation Attorney | Mar 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Isquith shares his vast knowledge generously and is very helpful to many visitors to AVVO."
Car accident Attorney | Feb 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Fred Isquith is very knowledgeable and is willing to share his knowledge built upon years of experience with others. I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Feb 25
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Feb 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Feb 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. This attorney provides sound legal advice throughout the AVVO legal community."
Litigation Attorney | Jan 17
Relationship: Friend
"I endorse this lawyer. Fred always takes his time consider the issue and provide thoughtful and useful input."
Unknown Attorney | Dec 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Due to his comments and answers on AVVO, I fully endorse this lawyer."
Class action Attorney | Dec 15
Relationship: Other
"I know Fred, by AVVO only, so my comments are limited. But I think his knowledge and frankness is admirable. He would be a person I would like to meet."
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New York Litigation Lawyer Fred T Isquith
Fred T Isquith
Litigation Attorney
New York, NY
Licensed for 50 years