About the Firm

Founded in 1888, Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP is recognized for its expertise in complex litigation nationwide. The Firm has five practice groups in the areas of Investor Protection, Consumer Protection, Business Practice, Labor and Social Justice. Each practice groups have specific areas in which our attorneys have unique expertise in federal and state law such as securities and derivative litigation, antitrust, unfair & deceptive practices, product defects, federal civil rights, wage and hour, whistleblower, white collar defense and corporate and government investigations monitoring. In securities litigation alone, our attorneys have over 300 years of combined experience.

The Firm is multi-faceted and has a deep, talented pool of legal expertise and experience. The National Law Journal characterized the Firm as one of the top plaintiff firms nationally that “tapped [its] deep bench for high stakes litigation battles in courts across the country,”
March 2016.

Wolf Haldenstein’s outstanding and groundbreaking results have been featured in The New York Times, The LA Times, The San Diego Union-Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg News, The National Law Journal, The Hollywood Reporter, Billboard Magazine, Variety, Rolling Stone, USA Today, The Guardian, The Chicago Tribune and on NPR, NBC News, CBS Nightly News, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Additionally, our attorneys are consistently called upon to contribute their expertise to television, radio and print media outlets.

Firm Highlights

  • Recovered over $7 billion in recoveries for shareholders.
  • Achieved significant corporate governance reforms for shareholders.
  • Obtained over $1 billion in recoveries for antitrust violations.
  • Recouped over $300 million on behalf of workers for wage and hour law violations.
  • Represented hundreds of thousands of defrauded consumers against corporations who committed unfair and deceptive practices and sold defective products.
  • Received global acclaim for freeing the copyright to “Happy Birthday,” the world’s most famous song.