We represent businesses, consumers and investors in class actions.
The firm currently and regularly represents the largest pension funds in the State of Ohio, pursuing claims on behalf of shareholders who have been harmed by misconduct of corporations, including a $290 million dollar settlement in an insider trading class action on behalf of the State Teacher’s Retirement Fund against activist investor Bill Ackman and others, which was the largest insider trading settlement in the history of the United States.
The firm is currently counsel for broker-dealers in a class action against the Ohio National Life Insurance Company for breach of its commission agreements.
The firm has scored some of the largest consumer class action settlements on behalf of consumers in the State of Ohio for decepitve and illegal conduct, including a settlement of over ten million dollars against Ricart Automotive and its affiliates.
And the firm is currently pursuing numerous class actions against companies engaged in illegal telephone solicitation, and recently resolved an illegal telephone solicitation class action for over $15 million.
Commercial, Business, and Contract Disputes
The firm represents owners of businesses, customers, and investors in numerous cases on a contingency fee basis, including eminent domain disputes, real estate fights, breach of contract cases, and construction disputes.
Business Ownership and Joint Venture Disputes
Business owners and partners don’t always get along. Sometimes they cheat on each other. We know how to hold your fellow owner and partners accountable. We are strategic, creative and, when necessary, aggressive.
Employment Disputes Involving Civil Rights Violations, Retirement Funding, and Executive Compensation
Businesses and their employees frequently part ways, but frequently employees are taken advantage of an illegal terminated. Sophisticated individuals call upon us for aggressive representation when complex issues related to employment representation are needed.
Coming to the aid of clients in all of these fights is what we are all about. In the past year, we have successfully represented both individuals and business on all of these questions.
Investor & Trust Claims
Most financial advisors fiduciaries are honest and competent, but not all. Retirement savings, trusts, and other securities investments, however, frequently suffer due to mismanagement, mishandling or misconduct by an investor’s financial advisors. The attorneys at MMM+B are experienced in helping individuals recoup losses incurred on account of the negligent or unscrupulous actions on the part of investment professionals. We provide first-class litigation and arbitration services on a contingency fee basis.
The most common types of investment fraud discovered and prosecuted by MMM+B include the following legal claims:
stockbroker over-trading for commissions.
stockbroker disregarding investment objectives or acting contrary to investment objectives of the investor.
stockbroker trades made without authority.