Michael Liskow is a partner at Wolf Haldenstein. He has extensive experience litigating complex class actions on behalf of plaintiffs including consumer fraud, antitrust, data breach securities, wage and hour, and housing matters. He is a member of the Firm’s Consumer Protection, Investor Protection, Labor, Social Justice, and Business Practice groups.
Mr. Liskow joined Wolf Haldenstein as an associate in 2009 and became partner in 2016. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Liskow was a clerk for the Honorable Steven H. Levinson of the Supreme Court of Hawaii, an associate at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, and a Fulbright Teaching Assistant to the Slovak Republic.
- Investigates, initiates, and prosecutes consumer fraud, antitrust, data breach, securities and wage and hour litigation throughout the United States.
- Served as lead counsel in a class action against Bethpage Federal Credit Union and others for violations of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, resulting in a full recovery for each class member.
- Served as lead counsel in a class action on behalf of overbilled Verizon consumers which resulted in a full recovery, plus interest and fees, for every class member.
- Currently lead counsel for the data breach class actions Mizrahi v. NBEO (D. Md.) and Bokelman v. FCH Enterprises (D. Haw.), and the consumer fraud class action Berger v. L.L. Bean (E.D.N.Y.).
- Currently involved in all aspects of antitrust actions Ward v. Apple (N.D. Cal.) and Pepper v. Apple (N.D. Cal.), as well as a member of teams litigating multidistrict antitrust actions In re Domestic Airlines Antitrust Litigation (D.D.C.) and In re Keurig Green Mountain Single-Serve Coffee Antitrust Litigation (S.D.N.Y.).
- Represented a class of institutional and individual investors who suffered losses resulting from their investment in Goldman Sachs mortgage-backed securities, resulting in a recovery of over $272 million.
- Represents or represented consumers in numerous class actions challenging unfair and deceptive business practices, including against Nestlé Waters, Mondelēz, GNC, Banner Life Insurance, GNC and Vibram.
- Litigated a class action on behalf of overcharged tenants of Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village resulting in a $173 million recovery, the largest recovery for tenants in United States history.
Mr. Liskow has been recognized annually as a Rising Star by New York Super Lawyers since 2013.
Mr. Liskow co-wrote Is Equitable Estoppel in Arbitration a Sinking Ship?, New York Law Journal (Dec. 12, 2011) with firm partner Mark Rifkin.