LEANNE HEINE SOLISH is a partner in GPM’s Los Angeles office. Her practice focuses on complex securities litigation.
Ms. Solish has extensive experience litigating complex cases in federal courts nationwide. Since joining GPM in 2012, Ms. Solish has helped secure several large class action settlements for injured investors, including: The City of Farmington Hills Employees Retirement System v. Wells Fargo Bank, Case No. 10-4372–DWF/JJG (D. Minn.) ($62.5 million settlement on behalf of participants in Wells Fargo’s securities lending program. The settlement was reached on the eve of trial and ranked among the largest recoveries achieved in a securities lending class action stemming from the 2008 financial crisis.); Mild v. PPG Industries, Inc. et al., Case No. 2:18-cv-04231 (C.D. Cal.) ($25 million settlement); In re Penn West Petroleum Ltd. Securities Litigation, Case No. 1:14-cv-06046-JGK (S.D.N.Y.) ($19 million settlement for the U.S. shareholder class as part of a $39 million global settlement); In re ITT Educational Services, Inc. Securities Litigation (Indiana), Case No. 1:14-cv-01599-TWP-DML ($12.5375 million settlement); In re Doral Financial Corporation Securities Litigation, Case No. 3:14-cv-01393-GAG (D.P.R.) ($7 million settlement); Larson v. Insys Therapeutics Incorporated, et al., Lead Case No. 14-cv-01043-PHX-GMS (D. Ariz.) ($6.125 million settlement); In re Unilife Corporation Securities Litigation, Case No. 1:16-cv-03976-RA ($4.4 million settlement); and In re K12 Inc. Securities Litigation, Case No. 4:16-cv-04069-PJH (N.D. Cal.) ($3.5 million settlement).
Super Lawyers Magazine has selected Ms. Solish as a “Rising Star” in the area of Securities Litigation for the past four consecutive years, 2016 through 2019.
Ms. Solish graduated summa cum laude with a B.S.M. in Accounting and Finance from Tulane University, where she was a member of the Beta Alpha Psi honors accounting organization and was inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honors Society. Ms. Solish subsequently earned her J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law.
Ms. Solish is admitted to the State Bar of California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States District Courts for the Central, Northern, and Southern Districts of California. Ms. Solish is also a Registered Certified Public Accountant in Illinois.