PETER A. BINKOW has prosecuted lawsuits on behalf of consumers and investors in state and federal courts throughout the United States. He served as Lead or Co-Lead Counsel in many class action cases, including: In re Mercury Interactive Securities Litigation ($117.5 million recovery); Schleicher v Wendt (Conseco Securities litigation – $41.5 million recovery); Lapin v Goldman Sachs ($29 million recovery); In re Heritage Bond Litigation ($28 million recovery); In re National Techteam Securities Litigation ($11 million recovery for investors); In re Lason Inc. Securities Litigation ($12.68 million recovery), In re ESC Medical Systems, Ltd. Securities Litigation ($17 million recovery); and many others. In Schleicher v Wendt, Mr. Binkow successfully argued the seminal Seventh Circuit case on class certification, in an opinion authored by Chief Judge Frank Easterbrook. He has argued and/or prepared appeals before the Ninth Circuit, Seventh Circuit, Sixth Circuit and Second Circuit Courts of Appeals.
Mr. Binkow joined the Firm in 1994. He was born on August 16, 1965 in Detroit, Michigan. Mr. Binkow obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan in 1988 and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Southern California in 1994.