KUZNICKI LAW PLLC

WHAT WE DO

Kuznicki Law represents shareholders in securities class action lawsuits. The firm represents individual and institutional investors alike in complex class action litigation, seeking recovery of investment losses for shareholders of publicly-traded companies. These actions concern breaches of fiduciary duty and/or violations of securities laws by Boards of Directors, Officers, and other insiders at companies traded on the major U.S. exchanges.

CLASS ACTIONS

PRACTICE AREAS

SECURITIES/EXCHANGE ACT LITIGATION

In securities fraud class actions, Kuznicki Law seeks recovery on behalf of investors who incurred losses when false and/or misleading statements or the omission of material information by a Company lead to artificial inflation of the Company's stock. In these cases, investors suffer losses when artificial inflation is corrected and share values plummet. Kuznicki Law attorneys participated in leading the prosecution of the Merck/Vioxx securities litigation, one of the largest, most complex, and longest running cases in the history of federal securities class action litigation, which settled for more than $1 billion. Other notable matters where Kuznicki Law attorneys had a significant leadership role include: In re Cnova N.V. Securities Litigation, No. 16-cv-0444-LTS (S.D.N.Y.), where plaintiffs alleged violations of Section 11 of the Securities Act of 1933 and successfully settled the action for $28.5 million in cash, representing a recovery of nearly 100% of aggrieved class members' recognized losses; and Guevoura Fund Ltd. v. Sillerman, No. 1:15-cv-07192-CM (S.D.N.Y.), where plaintiffs allege violations of Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 based on defendants' alleged manipulation of the market for SFX securities by making bad-faith bids to acquire the company, and which currently is in mediation.

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

Kuznicki Law is committed to ensuring that companies adhere to responsible business practices and practice good corporate citizenship. We strongly support policies and procedures designed to give shareowners the ability to oversee the activities of a corporation. We vigorously pursue corporate governance reform, particularly in the area of excess compensation, where it can address the growing disparity between the salaries of executives and the workers of major corporations.

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS LITIGATION

In M&A litigation, Kuznicki Law enforces shareholder rights and prosecutes actions challenging corporate transactions that arise from an unfair process or result in an unfair price for shareholders, in order to maximize shareholder value and permit shareholders to make an informed decision regarding whether to approve or voluntarily exchange their shares in such transactions. When brought as a class action, we represent a class comprised of shareholders of the company being purchased, seeking to ensure they receive fair value for their investments.

OUR ATTORNEYS

DANIEL KUZNICKI - FOUNDING PARTNER

Mr. Kuznicki earned his juris doctorate from New York University School of Law in 2008 and graduated summa cum laude in 2005 with a Bachelors Degree in Talmudic Law from Yeshiva Bnei Torah Institute.

His practice focuses on securities litigation, representing shareholders in class actions concerning allegations of securities fraud and breaches of fiduciary duties in connection with corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Kuznicki was one of the lead attorneys representing the class in In re Cnova N.V. Securities Litigation, No. 16-cv-0444-LTS (S.D.N.Y.) - a case alleging, inter alia, violations of Section 11 that was successfully resolved for a cash settlement of $28.5 million - where Mr. Kuznicki was actively involved in each stage of the litigation and was instrumental in the development of the damages theory that substantially increased the class' potential recoverable damages and ultimately resulted in class members recovering nearly 100% of their recognized losses.

Mr. Kuznicki was also one of the lead attorneys representing the class in Guevoura Fund Ltd. v. Sillerman, et al., No. 1:15-cv-07192-CM (S.D.N.Y.) - a case alleging, inter alia, violations of Section 10(b) based on defendants' alleged manipulation of the market for SFX securities by making bad-faith bids to acquire the company, which is currently in mediation - by, among other things, persuading the court to apply a lower pleading standard to the manipulation claim.

Before turning his attention to class action litigation, Mr. Kuznicki's practice focused on litigation and corporate matters involving trademarks, licensing, contracts, securities and real estate.

Mr. Kuznicki is admitted to practice law in the State of New York, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

RICHARD H. WEISS - OF COUNSEL

Richard H. Weiss received an A.B. degree summa cum laude from Princeton University in 1979. In 1980, he received an M.Phil. degree in international relations from Cambridge University, England. He graduated from Yale Law School in 1983.

Mr. Weiss' practice focuses primarily on class actions on behalf of defrauded investors and consumers, as well as other complex civil litigation. Among his accomplishments during more than 30 years of practice, Mr. Weiss was one of plaintiffs' lead counsel in Makor Issues & Rights, Ltd. v. Tellabs, Inc. (N.D. Ill.), the landmark case in which the United States Supreme Court established the pleading standard for all federal securities fraud cases.

Mr. Weiss also was one of the attorneys leading the prosecution of the Merck/Vioxx securities litigation, one of the largest, most complex, and longest running cases in the history of federal securities class action litigation, which settled for more than $1 billion.

Other representative matters on which Mr. Weiss has worked recently include: In re Cnova N.V. Securities Litigation, No. 16-cv-0444-LTS (S.D.N.Y.), in which plaintiffs alleged, among other things, violations of Section 11 of the Securities Act of 1933 and which settled for $28.5 million cash; and Guevoura Fund Ltd. v. Sillerman, No. 1:15-cv-07192-CM (S.D.N.Y.), in which plaintiffs allege violations of Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 based on defendants' alleged manipulation of the market for SFX securities by making bad-faith bids to acquire the company, and which currently is in mediation.

Mr. Weiss also has extensive appellate experience. Mr. Weiss served for two years on the Securities Editorial Advisory Board of Law360. Mr. Weiss is admitted to practice in New York State, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and various other federal appellate courts, and the United States Supreme Court.

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