A team of Stoll Berne attorneys are currently representing investors in the various Aequitas companies in a proposed securities class action asserting Oregon Securities Law claims against parties who participated or aided in Aequitas’ sales of securities.
Keith Ketterling, Keith Dubanevich, and Keil Mueller obtained a $180 million settlement on behalf of Bank of New York Mellon investors in a lawsuit alleging that the bank operated a deceptive foreign currency exchange program.
Stoll Berne attorneys Gary Berne and Tim DeJong obtained more than $20 million in total settlements on behalf of shareholders of Southern Pacific Funding Corp. (SPFC) in a securities class action arising out of the mortgage securitization company’s accounting for residual securities interests.
In a securities fraud lawsuit alleging that the defendant misrepresented key information about its services and finances, a team of Stoll Berne attorneys obtained reversal of the trial court’s dismissal of the case.
Josh Ross successfully represented a former NBA basketball player who filed claims against his broker/investment advisor and firm that employed the broker, alleging the broker defrauded him by misrepresenting facts about an investment, by taking the client’s investment for his personal use, and ultimately by stealing the investment property and selling it for his own use.
Stoll Berne, led by attorneys Keith Dubanevich, Tim DeJong, and Keil Mueller, has been appointed co-lead counsel along with Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP (BLB&G) on behalf lead plaintiff the State of Oregon by and through the Oregon State Treasurer and the Oregon Public Employee Retirement Board, on behalf of the Oregon Public Employee Retirement Fund (Oregon) in a securities class action against CenturyLink, Inc. and certain of its senior executives.
Cody Berne and Josh Ross represented Southern Oregon investors who were seeking to recover their investments in a privately held consumer products company. Our investigation, including a shareholder records inspection, uncovered evidence of fraud and mismanagement. The case resolved while our clients’ request for additional corporate records was pending.
Cody Berne recovered retirement savings on behalf of an individual investor from an out of state real estate investment fund. The fund had violated the Oregon securities laws in selling membership interests and wrongfully withheld the investor’s funds in violation of Oregon’s financial elder abuse laws.
Stoll Berne attorney Cody Berne represented a publicly traded company that provided human resources services and workers compensation coverage to businesses across the country in a federal court class action for securities fraud, a state court shareholder derivative suit, and an investigation by the SEC.
In seeking to hold an Oregon-based hedge fund (and entities that participated and materially aided in securities sales by the hedge fund) liable for millions in investor loses, Stoll Berne attorney Cody Berne filed a lawsuit in state court on behalf of investors alleging securities fraud and elder abuse claims.
Gary Berne has represented victims of financial fraud in individual cases and class actions, ranging from claims against brokerage firms to matters involving derivative securities, real estate, TICs, annuities, tax shelters, and offshore scams.