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Arizona University Law Review,
Volume 57, Issue 1 (2014)
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Securities Litigation in the Roberts Court: An Early Assessment

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The Problem of Reliance in Securities Fraud Class Actions

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Biography | Laura Stein

LAURA S. STEIN received her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1992 and her Juris Doctor degree in 1995 from the University of Pennsylvania. She is a member of the Bar in Pennsylvania, New Jersey & Washington D.C. Since 1995, Ms. Stein has practiced in the areas of securities class action litigation, complex litigation, and legislative law.

Ms. Stein is Special Counsel to the Institute for Law and Economic Policy (ILEP), a think tank which develops policy positions on selected issues involving the administration of justice within the American legal system. Speakers at ILEP’s yearly symposiums have included the most prominent legal scholars, judges, government officials and noted academics in the U.S., including Professor James Cox of Duke Law School, Professor Lucian Bebchuk of Harvard Law School, SEC Commissioner Arthur Levitt, and SEC Commissioner Roel Campos, among many other distinguished speakers. Each year ILEP publishes the papers presented at its symposia in prominent law reviews, such as Columbia Law Review, Duke Law Journal, Hastings Law Journal, and Vanderbilt Law Review. In addition, Ms. Stein also served as Counsel to the Annenberg Institute of Public Service at the University of Pennsylvania.

In a unique partnership with her mother, attorney Sandra Stein, of counsel to Coughlin Stoia, the Steins are the firm’s top asset recovery experts. The Steins focus on minimizing losses suffered by shareholders due to corporate fraud and breaches of fiduciary duty. They also seek to deter future violations of federal and state securities laws by reinforcing the standards of good corporate governance. They work with over 500 Institutional Investors across the nation and abroad. Their clients have led successful cases recovering billions of dollars for investors against such companies as: AOL Time Warner, TYCO, Cardinal Health, AT&T, Hanover Compressor, 1st Bancorp, Enron, Dynegy, Inc., Honeywell International, and Bridgestone to name a few.

Ms. Stein has been active in a number of organizations, including the National Association of Shareholder and Consumer Attorneys (NASCAT), National Association of State Treasurers (NAST), the AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee, the National Coordinating Committee for Multi-Employer Plans (NCCMP), and the International Foundation for Employer Benefit Plans (IFEBP), among others.

Ms. Stein has addressed the Florida Public Pension Trustees Association, the Third District Regional Meeting of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, the Ohio Building Trades, the New York Pipetrades, and the Pennsylvania Treasurers Association among many others. She has also addressed the Pennsylvania, Nevada and Virginia AFL-CIO conventions, as well as hundreds of public and Taft-Hartley pension fund trustee boards across the country.

Ms. Stein resides in Los Angeles, CA with her husband, Samuel Goldfeder, an attorney and NBA sports agent, and their two young children, Michael and Sabrina.

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