Jeffrey Zwerling

Zwerling, Schachter & Zwerling, LLP
41 Madison Avenue
32nd Floor
New York, NY 10010
212-223-3900
www.zsz.com


Jeffrey C. Zwerling

Mr. Zwerling, a co-founding partner of Zwerling Schachter, has over thirty-five years of legal experience in civil litigation, real estate, general corporate and commercial matters.

Mr. Zwerling is proficient in all phases of complex class action litigation. He has been the lead attorney in jury and non-jury trials, mediations, expert discovery, and settlement negotiations. Mr. Zwerling has negotiated several innovative corporate governance and structural changes in the resolution of shareholders' lawsuits.

He has been and is lead counsel or a member of an executive committee in many complex cases including: In re: Stanford Financial Group Inc. Securities Litigation, N.D. Tex., Civ. No. 3:09-cv-20487-N, a securities fraud class action involving purchasers of certificates of deposit through Stanford International Bank, Ltd., alleged to be a multi-billion dollar international Ponzi scheme; Wayne County Employees' Retirement System v. MGIC Investment Corp., E.D. Mich., Civ. No. 2:08-94-12080 (DML), a securities fraud class action pending against mortgage insurer MGIC Investment Corp.; In re: First BanCorp Securities Litigation, D.P.R., Civ. No. 3:05-cv-02148-GAG, a securities fraud class action involving alleged sham mortgage sales transactions among banks in Puerto Rico in which a $74.25 million settlement was achieved in less than eighteen months of litigation; Hayman v. PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, N.D. Ohio, 01-CV-1078, a securities fraud class action brought on behalf of investors in Telxon Corp. against the company's auditors for issuing false opinions on the company's financial statements. Following an unprecedented recommendation for a default judgment against PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP based on discovery misconduct involving electronic audit work papers, the case settled for $27.9 million.

Publications

The Dell Case: The Doors To The Courts Close Further For Investors

Professional & Community Activities

New York State Bar Association

Association of the Bar of the City of New York

Nassau County Bar Association

Practice Areas

Securities Litigation

Education

Columbia University School of Law, J.D. 1971

Lehigh University, B.S. with honors 1968

Honors & Awards

Articles Editor of the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law

Bar and Court Admissions

New York, 1972

Arizona, 1981

United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit