HOFFNER PLLC



REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

Representation of former CEO of Merrill Lynch in connection with numerous civil litigation and governmental investigations arising out of 2008 merger of Bank of America and Merrill Lynch. See, e.g., In re Bank of America Corp. Securities, Derivative and Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) Litigation, 757 F. Supp. 2d 260 (S.D.N.Y.); In re Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. Securities, Derivative and ERISA Litigation, 2009 WL 3125512 (S.D.N.Y. Sep 21, 2009); Lambrecht v. O'Neal, 504 Fed. Appx. 23 (2d Cir. 2012).

Representation of principal of major Madoff feeder fund in connection with numerous civil litigations and governmental investigations arising out of Madoff scandal. See, e.g., Anwar v. Fairfield Greenwich Ltd. et al., 728 F. Supp. 2d 372 (S.D.N.Y.) (VM).

Representation of Monster Worldwide, Inc. in connection with shareholder class action, derivative litigation, internal investigation and SEC and DOJ investigations of NYSE-listed company's historical stock option granting practices. See, e.g., In Re Monster Worldwide Securities Litigation, 07 Civ. 02237, 2007 WL 1647012 (S.D.N.Y. Apr 18, 2007); In re Monster Worldwide, Inc. Stock Option Derivative Litigation, Master Docket 1:06:cv 04622 (S.D.N.Y.)(NRB-DCF); SEC v. Monster Worldwide, Inc., 09 Civ. 04641 (S.D.N.Y.).

Representation of former CFO of Comverse Technologies Inc. in connection with shareholder class action, derivative litigation, and criminal prosecution related to stock option backdating. In re Comverse Technology, Inc. Securities Litigation, 2009 WL 927473 (E.D.N.Y. Mar 24, 2009); In re Comverse Technology, Inc. Derivative Litigation, 06 Civ. 01849 (E.D.N.Y.); United States v. Kreinberg, 06 Cr. 00704 (E.D.N.Y.); Maverick Fund, L.D.C. v. Comverse Technology, Inc., 801 F.Supp.2d 41 (E.D.N.Y. 2011).

Representation of former CFO/COO of Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. in connection with derivative litigation and governmental investigation related to stock option backdating, and SEC enforcement action related to revenue recognition issues. In re Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. Derivative Litigation, 06 Civ. 05279 (S.D.N.Y.); Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. v. Brant, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 32120 (S.D.N.Y. 2010); SEC v. Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., 05 Civ. 5443 (S.D.N.Y.).

Representation of investment advisor Askin Capital Management and its principal, David Askin, in connection with all aspects of investigations and litigations arising out of the 1994 collapse of the Granite hedge funds. See, e.g., Primavera v. Askin, 130 F. Supp.2d 450 (S.D.N.Y.2001); Primavera v. Askin, 178 F.R.D. 405 (S.D.N.Y. 1998); ABF Capital Management v. Askin Capital Management, 957 F. Supp. 1308 (S.D.N.Y. 1997); Kidder Peabody & Co., v. Unigestion International Ltd., 903 F. Supp. 479 (S.D.N.Y. 1995).

Other representative matters include: In re Goldman Sachs Mutual Funds Fee Litigation, 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 1542 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 13, 2006); In re DVI Securities Litigation, 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 17286 (E.D. Pa. May 31, 2005); In re Bank of New York Derivative Litigation, 320 F.3d 291 (2d Cir. 2003); AUSA Life Ins. Co. v. Dwyer (In re JWP Securities Litigation), 928 F.Supp. 1239 (S.D.N.Y. 1996).