Zwerling, Schachter & Zwerling, LLP
41 Madison Avenue
32nd Floor New York, NY 10010
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.
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
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
United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit