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  1. Class Action: 60%
    16 years, 200 cases
  2. Investment Fraud: 30%
    16 years, 200 cases
  3. Antitrust: 10%



Contingent (10-33%), Fixed (sometimes)

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Kurtzman Carson Consultants LLC

2335 Alaska Avenue
El Segundo, CA, 90245


VAAuthorized to practice law200612/09/2008
DCActive 200307/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Contributor - Class ActionsAvvo2014
Top Contributor - Class ActionsAvvo2013
Top 5% most viewed profileLinkedIn2012
Top Contributor - Class ActionsAvvo2012
“National Finalist” - Leading Lawyers in AmericaLawdragon Magazine2010
Top 100 Legal BlogsLawSchool.org2009
Top 2500 BlogsABA Journal2009
100 Lawyers You Need to Know in Securities LitigationLawdragon Magazine2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Director, Class Action ServicesKurtzman Carson Consultants (KCC), LLC2013 - Present
Founder & CEOTXT Capital, LLC2011 - Present
Director, Securities Class ActionsClaims Compensation Bureau2010 - 2011
Director, Securities Class Action ServicesRiskMetrics Group2007 - 2010
AssociateMehri & Skalet, PLLC2006 - 2006
AssociateCohen, Milstein, Hausfeld & Toll, P.L.L.C.2003 - 2005
AssociateFinkelstein Thompson LLP2002 - 2003
AssociateSavett Frutkin Podell & Ryan, P.C.2000 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
Hedge Fund Business Operations AssociationMember2009 - Present
SIFMA's Corporate Actions DivisionMember2008 - Present
National Association of Public Pension AttorneysMember2007 - Present
Professional Liability Underwriting SocietyMember2007 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re Lucent Technologies, Inc. Sec. Litig.$575 million settlement
In re Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. Research Reports Sec. Litig.$164 million settlement
In re VeriSign, Inc. Securities Litigation$78 million settlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
Kurtzman Carson Consultants (KCC), LLCSecurities Class Action Trials in the Post-PSLRA Era2014
Kurtzman Carson Consultants (KCC), LLCUpdate on the Options-Backdating Class Actions2013
HFMWeekThe Importance of Best Practices & Procedures in Securities Class Action Settlements2009
RiskMetrics Group Governance White PapersA Billion Here, A Billion There: Solving the Historical Data Problem and Recouping More in Securities Litigation2009
RiskMetrics GroupSCAS 50 for 20082009
RiskMetrics GroupThe Subprime Meltdown Heads to Court2008
RiskMetrics GroupGlobalization in Securities Class Actions2008
RiskMetrics GroupSCAS 50 for 20072008
RiskMetrics GroupSecurities Class Action Services SCAS 50 Power Rankings2007
Institutional Shareholder ServicesAccountability Goes Global: International Investors and US Securities Class Actions2007
23rd Annual Institute On Federal SecuritiesCurrent Trends In Motion Practice In Federal Securities Class Actions2005
22nd Annual Institute On Federal SecuritiesSome Recent Developments In Securities Litigation2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Villanova University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2000
American UniversityBroadcast JournalismBA1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
11th Annual National Directors & Officers Insurance ExecuSummitSecurities Litigation Post-Halliburton2015
10th Annual Directors & Officers Liability ExecuSummitD&O: Regulatory, Enforcement & Securities Litigation Update2014
FRT WebinarsSecurities Class Actions: Nuisance or Opportunity?2013
FRT WebinarsThe Evolving Securities Class Action Industry2013
Class Action Settlements: Approval, Distribution and OversightClaims Intake and Processing2011
Distribution of Securities Litigation SettlementsNotice in Private Securities Class Action Settlements2010
Bank Depository Users Group (BDUG) - Annual MeetingCurrent Issues Facing Institutional Investors in the Claims Filing Process2010
The Life Settlements Conference 2009Securities Class Actions Trends: Lessons Learned & What to Expect2009
6th Securities Litigation Conference - Managing the Newest Risks and ExposuresThe Enormous Challenges and Opportunities Facing Securities Litigation in 20092009
What You Need to Know for 2008Subprime Litigation and Liability2008
What You Need to Know for 2008Securities Litigation — What You Need to Know2008
What You Need to Know for 2008Securities Litigation - What European Investors Need to Know2008
IQPC Fifth Securities Litigation ConferenceIssues Arising from Foreign Litigants in Securities Class Actions2008
CorpActions 2008Class Actions2008
Claims Administrators ConferenceClaims Administration Best Practices2008
C5’s 3rd annual European D&O Liability InsuranceHow Great is the Current Threat of US Style Class Actions to the European D&O Liability Market?2008
BVI ConferenceEuropean Involvement in US Class Actions2008
BDUG Annual MeetingUnderstanding the Claims Filing Process2008
4th Securities Litigation ConferenceDiscussing Recent Trends in Director & Officer Liability2008
2008 U.S. Governance ConferenceSecurities Litigation: Lessons Learned from the Recent JDS Uniphase & Apollo Group Securities Class Action Trials2008
2008 London Governance BriefingSecurities Litigation: Update for European Investors2008
Institutional Investor Legal ForumPrinciples and Practice for Class Action Shareholder Litigation around the World2007
Forum for Institutional InvestorsGetting Into Top "Claim Form:" Claims Administration Issues2007
I.U.P.A. Benefits ConferenceSecurities Class Actions2006