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Lionel Z. Glancy

Of Counsel, Retired Founding Partner


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LIONEL Z. GLANCY, a graduate of University of Michigan Law School, is the founding partner of the Firm.  After serving as a law clerk for United States District Judge Howard McKibben, he began his career as an associate at a New York law firm concentrating in securities litigation.  Thereafter, he started a boutique law firm specializing in securities litigation, and other complex litigation, from the Plaintiff’s perspective.  Mr. Glancy has established a distinguished career in the field of securities litigation over the last thirty years, having appeared and been appointed lead counsel on behalf of aggrieved investors in securities class action cases throughout the country.  He has appeared and argued before dozens of district courts and a number of appellate courts.  His efforts have resulted in the recovery of hundreds of millions of dollars in settlement proceeds for huge classes of shareholders.  Well known in securities law, he has lectured on its developments and practice, including having lectured before Continuing Legal Education seminars and law schools.

Mr. Glancy was born in Windsor, Canada, on April 4, 1962.  Mr. Glancy earned his undergraduate degree in political science in 1984 and his Juris Doctor degree in 1986, both from the University of Michigan.  He was admitted to practice in California in 1988, and in Nevada and before the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, in 1989.