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REED KATHREIN works to protect the rights of individuals and institiutions though legal advocacy in investor, antitrust and consumer class actions. He has represented institutions, pension funds, investors and consumers in class and representative actions against corporations who commit securities or consumer fraud, unfair business practices, antitrust or environmental violations.

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  1. Investment Fraud: 80%
    28 years, 100 cases
  2. Unspecified: 9%
  3. Litigation: 7%
    39 years, 50 cases
  4. Antitrust: 3%
    38 years, 4 cases
  5. Class Action: 1%
    28 years, 150 cases

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Contingent (25-40%), Retainer (sometimes)

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Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro, Llp

Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro
715 Hearst, Suite 202
Berkeley, CA, 94710-1948

1301 Fifth Ave, Suite 2900
Seattle, WA, 98101-2644

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive198905/24/2016
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197705/11/2016
FLMember in Good Standing - CLER Exempt197806/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerHagens Berman Sobol Shapiro, LLP (San Francisco)2007 - Present
PartnerLerach Coughlin Stoia Geller Rudman & Robbins LLP 2004 - 2007
PartnerMilberg Weiss Bershad Hynes & Lerach LLP1994 - 2004
AttorneyGold & Bennett LLP1988 - 1994
PartnerArnstein Gluck Lehr & Milligan (Chicago)1979 - 1988
AssociateW. Yale Matheson and Associates1977 - 1979
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaBoard of Governors1998 - 2007
National Association of Securities and Consumer AttonrneysExectutive Committee1991 - 2003
Idaho State Bar AssociationGoverning Counsel, International Law Section1986 - 1988
American Bar AssociationChair, Private International Law Comm, International Section1984 - 1990
International Business Council Mid-AmericaBoard of Directors, Vice President1983 - 1988
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re Schwab Yieldplus Securities LItigationSettled for $235 Million
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Practicing Law Institute (PLI)Opt-Outs, MFNs and Game Theory: Can the High Multiples Achieved by Opt-Outs in Recent Mega-Fraud Settlements Continue, a Discussion Draft2007
University of Texas Review of LitigationClass Actions In Year 2000 Defective Software and Hardware Litigation1999
American Bar Association publicationTHE CONVENTION FOR THE INTERNATIONAL SALE OF GOODS: A HANDBOOK OF BASIC MATERIALS1987
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of MiamiN/AJD - Juris Doctor1977
University of MiamiEconomics and Politics of Latin AmericaOther - Bachelors1974
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
•Securities Litigation & Enforcement Institute 2010 Oct 14, 2010 San Francisco, CACorporate Governance Litigation2010
The 19th Annual Golden State Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law InstituteLooking Ahead: Unfair Competition Law Developments on the Horizon2009
Securities Litigation & Enforcement Institute 2009Today's Securities Litigation Frontier - Plaintiff and Defense Perspectives2009
Recorder Roundtable on Prop 64Recorder Roundtable on Prop. 64 and Tobacco II Cases2009
Securities Litigation & Enforcement Institute 2008The New Securities Class Action Landscape: Views from Plaintiff and Defense Bars2008
Annual UCL UpdateConsumer Legal Remedies Act2007
Annual Securities Fraud Litigation ProgramSettlement of Securitites Fraud Class Actions2007
Annual SEC Enforcement UpdateBackdating Options Litigation Developments2007
Ethics in Class ActionsEthics2006
Y2K Liitgation SeminarsY2K Class Actions1999