Overview

Introduction

Founded in 1983, Bernstein Litowitz handles class and private actions relating to complex commercial litigation for corporate, institutional, and private clients. Bernstein Litowitz has recovered more than $30 billion on behalf of its clients since its founding in 1983 and has obtained the 6 of the largest 12 securities recoveries in history. One of the firm’s biggest recent recoveries was in 2016 when it obtained a $1.06 billion settlement with pharma giant Merck & Co, Inc. 

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Total No. Attorneys (2021)

50 - 100

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Featured Rankings

Top 150 Under 150

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No. of U.S. Offices

5


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No. of International Offices

0


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Major Office Locations

Chicago, IL


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Major Practice Areas

Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution

About the Firm

Hate the billable hour? No problem. Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP takes all cases on a contingency fee basis. Founded in 1983, the firm handles class and private actions relating to complex commercial litigation for corporate, institutional, and private clients. Bernstein Litowitz has recovered more than $30 billion on behalf of its clients since its founding in 1983 and has obtained the 6 of the largest 12 securities recoveries in history.  Amongst the firm’s wins are $730 million in bond action litigation against Citigroup, Inc., $735 million in equity/debt securities litigation against Lehman Brothers, and $6.19 billion in securities litigation against Worldcom, Inc.

Big Winners

Although Bernstein Litowitz’s history is laden with achievements, the firm is hi...