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Berger & Montague Designated Co-Lead Counsel in MF Global Commodities Customer Class Action

Posted: July 20, 2015
By: JONATHAN STEMPEL
Source: Reuters

Berger & Montague announces that Managing Shareholder Merrill Davidoff and Shareholder Michael Dell'Angelo have been designated co-lead counsel in the MF Global commodities class action case DeAngelis v Corzine, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, No. 11-07866. On Monday, the class of over 25,000 customers was certified by U.S. District Judge Victor Marrero.

"We were expecting a favorable decision," Merrill Davidoff, a Managing Shareholder at Berger & Montague, said in an interview with Reuters. "They all had their money raided and stolen and dipped into illegally, and still have important claims that need to be pursued."

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"We were expecting a favorable decision," Davidoff, a partner at Berger & Montague, said in an interview. "They all had their money raided and stolen and dipped into illegally, and still have important claims that need to be pursued."