About this office:
Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP, is one of the largest firms specializing in the prosecution of complex class action litigation. Since the firm's founding, Kessler Topaz has developed a worldwide reputation for excellence in the areas of shareholder, ERISA, consumer and antitrust litigation. The firm proudly notes that it has recovered billions of dollars on behalf of its clients and the classes they represent.
Kessler Topaz's shareholder litigation practice focuses on the prosecution of securities fraud claims brought against public companies as well as their officers, directors, and advisors. With a large and sophisticated client base -including public and multi-employer pension funds, mutual fund managers, investment advisors, insurance companies, hedge funds and other large investors from around the world - Kessler Topaz has been at the forefront of successfully representing investors, and in particular, institutional investors, as plaintiffs in various types of securities actions. In addition, Kessler Topaz has been a leader in implementing important corporate governance reforms designed to protect shareholder rights, improve shareholder value and prevent corporate mismanagement.
Kessler Topaz also dedicates a large portion of its practice to complex litigation on behalf of consumers as well as public and private entities, including municipalities, state agencies, and multi-employer welfare funds. Kessler Topaz's consumer protection efforts are nationwide in scope and include consumer fraud and antitrust practice groups. The firm's attorneys in these departments are trial-tested and have extensive experience in prosecuting federal and state cases on behalf of consumers and purchasers. The firm is committed to the highest quality of representation and counsels its clients on how best to maximize recovery for losses sustained as a result of fraud and anticompetitive behavior.
Kessler Topaz currently works with clients from the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Germany, Austria, Italy, and France, as well as South America and Asia.
Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, just outside of Philadelphia, with an office in San Francisco, California, the Firm is led by its partners, Ramzi Abadou, Stuart L. Berman, Michael Bonella, Gregory M. Castaldo, Darren J. Check, Edward W. Ciolko, Eli Greenstein, Sean M. Handler, John A. Kehoe, David Kessler, Peter H. LeVan, Jr., Joseph H. Meltzer, Paul Milcetic, Peter A. Muhic, Matthew L. Mustokoff, Christopher L. Nelson, Sharan Nirmul, Karen E. Reilly, Lee D. Rudy, Benjamin J. Sweet, Marc A. Topaz, Michael C. Wagner, Johnston de F. Whitman, Jr., Robin Winchester, Michael K. Yarnoff, Eric L. Zagar, Terence S. Ziegler and Andrew L. Zivitz, and numerous experienced associates and staff.
Throughout our history, Kessler Topaz has represented all types of institutional investors, including public and multi-employer pension funds, mutual fund managers, hedge funds, insurance companies, investment advisors, cities, counties, municipalities and large and small companies from around the world. Currently, Kessler Topaz is serving as Lead or Co-Lead Counsel in several high profile securities class actions, ERISA actions, consumer actions and antitrust actions.