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Arthur Stock

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Arthur Stock's practice is concentrated in securities and complex financial litigation, consumer class actions and qui tam litigation.

Mr. Stock has litigated numerous significant cases vindicating the rights of investors, including Merrill Lynch Securities Litigation, which led a $475 million settlement for investors in Merrill Lynch common stock, one of the largest class action recoveries arising from the subprime mortgage crisis;   Safety-Kleen Corp. Securities Litigation, which achieved a $45 million recovery for stock investors in a Bankrupt corporation from its former officers and auditor; and Blasband v. Rales, which established important precedents in both the Third Circuit Court of Appeals and the Delaware Supreme Court  establishing the ability of shareholders to seek recoveries from corporate officers through derivative actions.

Mr. Stock also has also lectured on securities litigation before several professional organizations, and has published articles on both securities litigation and contemporary politics.

Mr. Stock also serves as Treasurer, and Member of the Board of Directors of Adoptions from the Heart, a non-profit adoption agency.

Prominent Judgments & Settlements

  • Merrill Lynch Inc. Securities Litigation ($475 million settlement)
  • Safety-Kleen Corp. ($45 million stockholders settlement)
  • Synergen, Inc. ($28 million settlement)
  • CryoLife, Inc. ($23.25 million settlement)
  • U.S. Bioscience ($15.25 million settlement)
  • UICI ($16 million settlement)
  • Livent, Inc. ($6.45 million settlements)
  • Veeco Instruments Inc. ($5.5 million settlement)
  • Worldport, Inc. ($5.1 million settlement)
  • Datastream ($5 million settlement)
  • Sobel v. Hertz Corp., 698 F. Supp. 2d 1218 (D. Nev. 2010)
  • In re World Health Alternatives, Inc., 2007 WL 1670180 (W.D. Pa. 2007)
  • In re World Health Alternatives, Inc., 369 B.R. 805 (Bankr. D. Del. 2007)
  • In re Clarus Corp. Secur. Litig., 201 F. Supp. 2d 1244 (N.D. Ga. 2002)
  • Griffin v. PaineWebber, Inc., 84 F. Supp. 2d 508 (S.D.N.Y. 2000)
  • In re Livent Inc. Secur. Litig., 78 F. Supp. 2d 194 (S.D.N.Y. 1999)
  • J/H  Real Estate Inc. v. Abramson, 901 F. Supp. 952 (E.D. Pa. 1995)
  • Rales v. Blasband, 634 A.2d 927 (Del. 1993)
  • Blasband v. Rales, 979 F.2d 324 (3d Cir. 1992)
  • Blasband v. Rales, 971 F.2d 1034 (3d Cir. 1992)