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The Weiser Difference


This is not your father’s law firm.  The Weiser Law Firm,
P. C. is comprised of uniquely exceptional individuals who passionately believe in protecting investors, employees and consumers and they bring that passion, their perspective and their personalities to the actions they litigate.  What this means for our clients is that we can take a “good” case and make it better, solve problems (or create solutions) that other fine law firms cannot, or prevent small issues from becoming greater problems.
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If you would like more information about any of our existing cases, or would like to discuss a new case with us, please contact Robert Weiser at 1-866-934-7372.

 

 

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Who we are

In a nutshell:


WE ARE A LEADING NATIONAL SHAREHOLDER LITIGATION FIRM DEDICATED EXCLUSIVELY TO PROTECTING INDIVIDUAL AND INSTITUTIONAL SHAREHOLDERS’ INTERESTS AND PROMOTING IMPROVED CORPORATE GOVERNANCE PRACTICES.

 

The Weiser Law Firm, P.C., a national shareholder litigation firm, was founded by its two principals, Patricia C. Weiser and Robert B. Weiser, in December, 2004. Prior to December, 2004, Ms. Weiser and Mr. Weiser had both managed litigation groups at one of the nation’s largest shareholder litigation firms. The Weiser Law Firm is devoted to protecting the interests of individual and institutional investors in shareholder class and derivative actions in state and federal courts nationwide. The attorneys at The Weiser Law Firm devote a large percentage of their time to addressing complex corporate governance issues.

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What we do

 

Derivative


The derivative department at the firm initiates actions by shareholders on behalf of corporations against officers, directors and other parties responsible for corporate wrongdoing. The department takes special interest in matters involving corporate governance issues.

Mergers & Aquisitions


The firm’s M&A department focuses it’s practice on challenges to board/management misconduct in connection with corporate mergers and acquisitions, in order to ensure that shareholders interests are protected.

The Firm has substantial experience in the prosectuion of these cases, specializing in breach of fiduciary duty actions, and the resources necessary to efficiently conduct this type of litigation.

Securities


The firm is also involved in securities litigation involving suits against companies whose shareholders have suffered losses as the result of violations of the federal securities laws.

Whistleblower Litigation


The firm’s whistleblower litigation department represents individuals who expose activity that has harmed or defrauded the government. Our attorneys focus their practice on the representation of whistleblowers bringing claims pursuant to the False Claims Act and through the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Whistleblower Program


notable derivative Settlements:


  • In re KeyCorp Derivative Litigation
    In KeyCorp, The Weiser Firm served as lead counsel and produced what it believes to be the first-ever settlement of any “say-on-pay” derivative action.  read more
  • Vitacost Derivative Litigation
    The Weiser Firm obtained extraordinary relief in connection with the settlement of a shareholder derivative action brought on behalf of Vitacost.com, Inc. (“Vitacost”), which preserved that company’s corporate form and the equity interests of its shareholders.  read more

notable mergers & acquisition Settlements:


      

Patricia Weiser

Shareholder advocacy in action


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Ms. Weiser, a founding member of the firm, received her law degree from the Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware. While in law school, she served as an intern for the Honorable Clarence J. Newcomer, U.S.D.J. for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. She is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and has been admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Ms. Weiser’s practice is focused on shareholder class action litigation challenging management misconduct in connection with corporate takeovers and disputed contests for corporate control. Ms. Weiser participated as lead or co-lead counsel in the following notable cases where significant benefits were achieved for shareholders:

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Robert Weiser

keeping an Eye on corporate america

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Mr. Weiser, a founding member of the firm, received his law degree from the Villanova University School of Law. While in law school, he also served as a legal intern for the Honorable Clarence J. Newcomer, U.S.D.J. for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and has been admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. Mr. Weiser’s practice is focused primarily on shareholder derivative litigation and ERISA class action litigation. Mr. Weiser has been involved in some of the most successful shareholder derivative actions in history. While employed at his prior firm, Mr. Weiser managed the firm’s shareholder derivative litigation practice, with a particular focus on corporate governance matters.

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Contact Us

 

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Pennsylvania Office
22 Cassatt Avenue, Berwyn, PA 19312
Phone: (610) 225-2677
Fax: (610) 408-8062

California Office
12707 High Bluff Drive, Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92130
Phone: (858) 794-1441
Fax: (858) 794-1450

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