SOURCE: Bernstein Liebhard LLP

April 15, 2010 17:36 ET

Bernstein Liebhard LLP Recognized as One of the Top 3 Firms for 2009 by Recovery by Securities Class Action Services ("SCAS")

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - April 15, 2010) -  Bernstein Liebhard LLP is pleased to announce that for the second consecutive year, it has been recognized by the SCAS as one of the top plaintiffs' securities class action firms in the country, as measured by annual settlement amounts. The Firm achieved the highest average settlement amount among all plaintiffs' law firms, averaging $254 million in settlements -- a noted indicator that the Firm consistently brings and settles high-impact cases. The Firm ranked third overall based on total dollar amount of all settlements in 2009, recovering over $1 billion for investors in cases in which the Firm served as lead or co-lead counsel.

The SCAS' annual list is intended to aid institutional investors in maximizing shareholder value by highlighting those plaintiffs' firms that are actively involved in bringing class actions and obtaining the most favorable settlements for the classes they represent.

Bernstein Liebhard, with more than twenty-five attorneys, is one of the premier plaintiffs' firms in the country. Since it was founded in 1993, the Firm has recovered almost $3 billion on behalf of its clients and the classes it represents. The Firm represents clients in a wide array of cases including securities class action litigation, antitrust litigation, and consumer injury/mass tort litigation.

For more information about the Firm, please visit www.bernlieb.com. For more information concerning the Firm's consumer injury/mass tort practice, please visit www.consumerinjurylawyers.com.

ATTORNEY ADVERTISING. © 2010 Bernstein Liebhard LLP. The law firm responsible for this advertisement is Bernstein Liebhard LLP, 10 East 40th Street, New York, New York 10016, (212) 779-1414. Prior results do not guarantee or predict a similar outcome with respect to any future matter.

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