Home > People > David J. Bershad

DAVID J. BERSHAD

Profile
Title: Partner

Location: New York

Telephone: 212.946.9325

Fax: 212.273.4381

Email:

Admitted: New York, 1965

Education: B.A., Cornell University, 1961
J.D., Columbia Law School, 1964 Harlan Fiske Stone Moot Court Honors, Phi Alpha Delta

Practice Areas
Securities Litigation
Shareholder Corporate Litigation
Consumer Litigation
Antitrust Litigation
Insurance Litigation
Accountants' Liability Litigation
[currently on leave of absence]

Mr. Bershad is a founding member of Milberg Weiss. He is primarily engaged in prosecuting complex securities and commercial litigations nationwide. He served as plaintiffs' liaison counsel in In re Baldwin United Corporation Litigation, M.D.L. No. 581 (S.D.N.Y.), and was prime negotiator of settlements aggregating more than $220 million, the largest federal securities class action settlement recorded at that time. Subsequently, he has led plaintiffs' counsel in a wide range of cases arising out of the federal securities laws, as well as antitrust and consumer laws. He has actively negotiated more than 100 complex class action settlements, including acting as prime negotiator and achieving a $1.07 billion settlement in In re Nasdaq Market Makers Antitrust Litigation, M.D.L. No.1023 (S.D.N.Y.), the largest antitrust class action settlement at that time. He recently acted as class lead counsel in securities class actions involving Rite Aid (settled in 2003 for approximately $300 million) and Lucent (global settlements of $600 million).




Interviews and Commentary





ATTORNEY ADVERTISING.  PRIOR RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE A SIMILAR OUTCOME.