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Michael E. Criden
Michael E. Criden attended Temple University and Florida International University and graduated with highest honors, received his law degree from the University of Miami, also with honors, and was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1987. Mr. Criden is nationally recognized in the field of securities arbitration. On behalf of approximately three thousand individual investors, Mr. Criden has recovered over $100 million. Mr. Criden also has considerable experience in securities and other class actions involving consumer fraud matters. See, e.g., Davis v. Prudential Securities, Inc., 59 F.3d 1186 (11th Cir. 1995). In addition, Mr. Criden was co-lead counsel in Shea v. New York Life Ins. Co., Case No. 96-0746-Civ-Nesbitt (S.D. Fla.), wherein investors in limited partnerships received a full refund of their investment, nearly $200 million.
Mr. Criden is also very involved in the firm’s antitrust cases. Mr. Criden currently plays an active role in the following cases: In re: TFT-LCD Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 1827 (N.D. Cal.); In re: Chocolate Confectionary Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 1935 (M.D. Pa.); In re: Air Cargo Antitrust Litigation, No. 06-md-1775 (E.D.N.Y.); In re: Blood Reagents Antitrust Litigation, No. 09-2081 (E.D. Pa.); In re: Refrigerant Compressors Antitrust Litigation, No. 09-md-2042 (E.D. Mich.); In re: Processed Eggs Products Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 2002 (E.D. Pa.); In re: Polyurethane Foam Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 2196 (N.D. Ohio); In re: Libor-Based Financial Instruments Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 2262 (S.D.N.Y.); In re: Optical Disk Drive Antitrust Litigation, No. 10-md-2143 (N.D. Cal.); In re: Photochromic Lenses Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 2173 (M.D. Fla.); In re: Rail Freight Fuel Surcharge Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 1869 (D.D.C.); and In re: Titanium Dioxide Antitrust Litigation, No. 10-318 (D. Md.).
Kevin B. Love
Kevin B. Love graduated magna cum laude from Boston University School of Law. After graduation, Mr. Love clerked for The Honorable Emmett R. Cox of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Love then spent a year teaching Constitutional Law and Legal Writing at the University of Miami School of Law. Mr. Love began his practice with the law firm of Stearns, Weaver, Miller, Weissler, Alhadeff & Sitterson, and later became a shareholder in 1997. Mr. Love’s practice currently focuses on complex commercial litigation, legal malpractice, as well as securities, consumer-fraud and antitrust class actions.
Mr. Love, as Lead Counsel in Vista Healthplan, Inc. v. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and American Bioscience, Case No. 01-1295 (D.D.C.), an antitrust class action, recovered $15,000,000 in a settlement for a class of third-party payors. More recently, Mr. Love, as Lead Counsel, recovered $9,708,000 in Johnson v. National Western Life Ins. Co., No. 01-032012-CP (Mich. Cir. Ct.), a consumer-fraud class action wherein it was alleged that National Western was selling inferior annuity products to the elderly. In recent years, Mr. Love has been instrumental in recovering additional millions of dollars in several antitrust and consumer fraud cases. See, e.g., In reBuspirone Antitrust Litigation, (S.D.N.Y.) ($90,000,000); Ivax v. Aztec Peroxides, No. 02-0593 ($24,000,000); Best v. Wilmington Trust Company, Case No. 99-889-Civ-Jordan (S.D. Fla.) ($3,225,000); and Gregersen v. One International Associates Limited Partnership, C.A. No. 17274 (Del. Ch.) ($2,000,000). Mr. Love also was Lead Counsel for Third-Party Payors in In re Remeron Antitrust End-Payor Antitrust Litigation, responsible for allocating a $36 million settlement fund with several State Attorneys General who represented consumers and state agencies. See also In re: Ovcon Indirect Purchaser Litigation, Case No. 05-2327 (D.D.C.) (Lead Counsel); In re: Puerto Rican Cabotage Antitrut Litigation (Steering Committee); In re: Bananas Antitrust Litigation, No.: 05-21962 (S.D. Fla.) (Executive Committee).
Currently, Mr. Love serves as Co-Lead Counsel in Vista Healthplan, Inc. v. Cephalon, Inc., 06-1833 (E.D. Pa.) (“Provigil Antitrust Litigation”), as Co-Lead Counsel in DDAVP Indirect Purchaser Litigation, No. 05-2237 (CLB) (S.D.N.Y.), and serves as a member of the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in In re: Insurance Brokerage Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 1663 (D.N.J.). In addition, in January 2009, the Securities and Exchange Commission appointed Mr. Love to be the Distribution Agent for the K.W. Brown SEC Fair Funds Disgorgement Fund ($6,500,000). Previously, in May 2005, Mr. Love was appointed by the SEC to be the Distribution Agent for the Spear & Jackson SEC Disgorgement Fund ($7,500,000). And, in February 2007, Mr. Love was appointed by the SEC as the Distribution Agent for the SEC Grabarnick Disgorgement Fund.
Alexander Angueira, Of Counsel to the Firm, graduated Washington University School of Law in 1987. Mr. Angueira has over 20 years of experience in litigation, including 12 years with the United States Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. and the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of Florida. Mr. Angueira, who concentrates his practice on complex commercial litigation and white-collar corporate compliance matters, has handled more than 60 jury and non-jury trials in his career. Among his many accomplishments, Mr. Angueira has obtained a multi-million dollar arbitration award for an international telephone company, successfully defended minority shareholders in a corporate “squeeze-out” in connection with a multi-national emergency room service provider, and successfully prosecuted a case as an Assistant U.S. Attorney involving a $120 million Medicare fraud scheme. Mr. Angueira has also represented receivers in various state and federal actions.
Lindsey C. Grossman
Lindsey C. Grossman is an associate with the Firm.
Prior to joining the firm, Lindsey worked at Grossman Roth, P.A., focusing on commercial and complex litigation.
In 2010 she graduated with a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics & Law from Binghamton University in New York. Lindsey moved to Miami to attend the University of Miami School of Law, graduating cum laude in 2013. During law school, Ms. Grossman served on the International & Comparative Law Review. She also served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Edwin G. Torres in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Areas of Practice
♦ Antitrust and consumer fraud
class action litigation.
♦ Securities and broker misconduct litigation.
♦ Complex commercial litigation