JACK LIGMAN is a Senior Research Analyst at the firm’s Los Angeles office. Mr. Ligman conducts factual research and investigations primarily for matters related to class action securities and antitrust litigation. In supporting ongoing litigation, Mr. Ligman is responsible for managing the firm’s e-discovery needs and providing ancillary analytical support. Additionally, Mr. Ligman monitors investment portfolios for individual and institutional investors, utilizing the firm’s advanced securities class action monitoring system to protect the interests of our clients. Several notable matters in which he has worked integrally include:
- Schleicher v. Wendt,(Conseco Securities Litigation), USDC Southern District of Indiana, Case No. 02-1332 SEB, a securities fraud class action in which the Firm served as Lead Counsel for the Class and achieved a settlement of over $41 million.
- Lapin v. Goldman Sachs, USDC Southern District of New York, Case No. 03-0850-KJD, a securities fraud class action in which the Firm served as Co-Lead Counsel for the Class and achieved a settlement of $29 million.
- The City of Farmington Hills Employees Retirement System v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., USDC District of Minnesota, Case No. 10-cv-04372-DWF/JJG, in which the Firm served as Co-Lead Counsel and achieved a settlement valued at $62.5 million.
Mr. Ligman is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and current member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Prior to joining the firm he worked in the financial markets at a corporate foreign exchange brokerage, and as a civilian employee of a Los Angeles-area police department.
He graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor of Arts in 2007, cum laude, and is the recipient of the ‘06/’07 Wasserman Foundation Research Scholarship.