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Mr. Uslaner prosecutes securities class actions, individual investor actions, and shareholder derivative litigation on behalf of the firm's clients.
He was a member of the trial team that prosecuted In re Bank of America Securities Litigation, which resulted in a historic settlement shortly before trial of $2.43 billion, one of the largest shareholder recoveries ever obtained. Other major matters he has prosecuted include: In re Genworth Financial, Inc. Securities Litigation, which settled for $219 million; In re JPMorgan Chase & Co. Securities Litigation, which settled for $150 million; In re Wells Fargo Mortgage-Backed Certificates Litigation, which settled for $125 million; In re Dendreon Securities Corp. Litigation, which settled for $40 million; and Cambridge Place Investment Management Inc. v. Morgan Stanley & Co., Inc., et al., a high-profile non-class litigation brought by an investment manager against over a dozen financial institutions, which settled on undisclosed terms. In addition, Mr. Uslaner was a member of the team that successfully brought a derivative action against the senior management and the Board of Directors of Pfizer, Inc., resulting in a $75 million payment dedicated to improve the company's compliance with healthcare laws and extensive corporate governance reforms.
For his outstanding achievements, Mr. Uslaner has been recognized by Law360 as a national "Rising Star" for his work in securities litigation, and has been named among the "Top 40 Under 40" legal professionals in California by the Daily Journal. He is also recognized as one of San Diego's "Rising Stars" by Super Lawyers.
Mr. Uslaner has authored articles relating to class actions and the federal securities laws, including "Much More Than 'Housekeeping': Rule 23(c)(4) in Action" and "Keeping Plaintiffs in the Driver's Seat: The Supreme Court Rejects 'Pick-off' Settlement Offers," which were published by the American Bar Association.
He is a member of the Board of Governors of the San Diego Chapter of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers and was recently selected to be a board member of the non-profit organization Home of Guiding Hands, whose work serves individuals with developmental disabilities and their families in the San Diego community.