Block & Leviton LLP is a boutique law firm focused on complex litigation nationwide. Our dedicated team of attorneys brings a unique blend of experience and sound judgment to the vigorous representation of clients. The attorneys of Block & Leviton LLP have successfully prosecuted class and private actions on behalf of individual and institutional investors, recouping approximately $1.5 billion in losses and effectuating strong corporate governance reforms.
Block & Leviton LLP Investigates Mercury Systems, Inc. for Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty in Connection with Its Potential Acquisition
Block & Leviton LLP, a Boston based law firm representing investors nationwide, has launched an investigation into Mercury Systems, Inc., a company headquartered and incorporated in the commonwealth of Massachusetts, regarding its proposed acquisition. According to analysts and Reuters’ reports, Mercury is expected to announce that it is being acquired in a strategic transaction. B&L is investigating whether the directors properly considered all options, including remaining as a standalone company, and whether the deal will be fair to shareholders. :: Read More
Block & Leviton LLP Investigates SWS Group, Inc. for Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty in Connection with Its Acquisition by Hilltop Holdings
Block & Leviton LLP (www.blockesq.com), a Boston-based law firm representing investors nationwide, is investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty by the Board of Directors of SWS Group, Inc. (“SWS” or the “Company”) (NYSE: SWS) concerning the proposed acquisition of the Company by Hilltop Holdings (“Hilltop”) (NYSE: HTH). :: Read More
Block & Leviton LLP Investigates Possible Credit Card Breach at California Department of Motor Vehicles
Block & Leviton LLP has commenced an investigation into reports of a credit card data breach at the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). According to reports, the breach may have compromised transactions on the California DMV website between August 2, 2013 and January 31, 2014 and the data stolen may have included credit card numbers, expiration dates and three-digit security codes. :: Read More
Block & Leviton LLP Announces the Filing of a Class Action Lawsuit Against Hyperdynamics Corporation
Block & Leviton LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of purchasers of securities in Hyperdynamics Corporation. The suit covers investors who purchased stocks, bonds and options in HDY between November 8, 2012, and March 11, 2014, and arises out of alleged violations of the federal securities laws pursuant to Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5 promulgated thereunder. :: Read More
Court grants preliminary approval of $5.5 million settlement of Swisher Hygiene, Inc. Securities Litigation
The United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina granted preliminary approval to the settlement of the securities class action brought on behalf of investors who purchased Swisher Hygiene, Inc. common stock between March 1, 2011 and March 28, 2012. Defendants have agreed to pay $5.5 million to resolve claims that Swisher issued false financial results during the class period. The settlement provides a recovery of between 20% and 30% of investors’ recoverable losses. The final approval hearing is scheduled for August 6, 2014. Claim forms will be available as of April 3, 2014. Block & Leviton is lead counsel for the class. :: Read More
Block & Leviton LLP, Grant & Eisenhofer P.A., Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossman LLP and Barrack Rodos Bacine File a Class Action Against Sirius XM Holdings Inc.
On January 21, 2014, Block & Leviton LLP, Grant & Eisenhofer P.A., Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossman LLP and Barrack Rodos Bacine filed a class action lawsuit against Sirius XM Holdings Inc. and its board of directors alleging breaches of fiduciary duty in connection with its contemplated acquisition by Liberty Media Corporation. The complaint alleges that the Board did not adequately safeguard the interests of the minority shareholders in the negotiation process with Liberty Media, the controlling, majority shareholder of Sirius XM. A copy of the complaint is available for download here :: Read More