Nadeem Faruqi

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Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in New York, NY

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP
 | 685 Third Ave., 26th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-983-9330
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1988
Education: New York Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Class Action/Mass Torts
Attorney Profile

As co-founder and managing partner of Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, Nadeem Faruqi is dedicated to representing clients in New York City and throughout the state of New York; Los Angeles, California; Philadelphia and Jenkintown, Pennsylvania; and Wilmington, Delaware. He focuses his practice on handling complex civil litigation cases that involve pharmaceutical antitrust matters, derivatives, federal securities, and mergers and acquisitions.

After receiving a Bachelor of Science from McGill University, Mr. Faruqi went on to earn a Master of Business Administration from York University. He then graduated cum laude with a Juris Doctor in 1987 from New York Law School, where he was executive editor of the school's law review. Upon graduation, Mr. Faruqi received the Ernst C. Stiefel Writing Award for Excellence in Comparative-Common Civil Law.

With more than 25 years of experience, Mr. Faruqi has served as lead or co-counsel on a number of high-profile cases. He has a strong background in shareholder and derivative litigation and, through aggressively advocating on behalf of clients in the courtroom, he regularly secures significant recoveries for clients. His achievements include a derivative litigation case in which he secured a class-action settlement of $51.5 million; a case in which he recovered more than $15 million on behalf of a company's shareholders; and a recovery of $24.2 million in a class-action lawsuit alleging securities fraud.

A published author, Mr. Faruqi is a member of the New York State Bar Association. He provides free initial consultations for clients with concerns about matters such as fraud, mergers and unfair business practices.

Practice Areas
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Class Action/Mass Torts (100%)


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Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017

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About Nadeem Faruqi

Admitted: 1988, New York

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Honors and Awards:

  • Professor Ernst C. Stiefel Award for Excellence in Comparative, Common and Civil Law, New York Law School, 1987

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Journal of International and Comparative Law, 1988
  • "Letters of Credit: Doubts As To Their Continued Usefulness"

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • In re Triangle Inds., Inc. S'holders Litig., C.A. No. 10466 (Del. Ch. 1990) (recovery in excess of $70 million)
  • In re Int'l Tech. Corp. Secs. Litig., CV 88-440 (C.D. Cal. 1993) (recovery in excess of $13 million on behalf of the shareholder class)
  • In re Jackpot Secs. Enters., Inc. Secs. Litig., CV-S-89-805 (D. Nev. 1993) (recovery in excess of $3 million on behalf of the shareholder class)
  • Colaprico v. Sun Microsystems, No. C-90-20710 (N.D. Cal. 1993) (recovery in excess of $5 million on behalf of the shareholder class)
  • In re Tenet Healthcare Corp. Derivative Litig., Lead Case No. 01098905 (Cal. Sup. Ct. 2002) (achieved a $51.5 million benefit to the corporation in derivative litigation)
  • In re Tellium, Inc. Secs. Litig., C.A. No. 02-CV-5878 (D.N.J.) (class action settlement of $5.5 million)
  • Dennis v. Pronet, Inc., C.A. No. 96-06509 (Tex. Dist. Ct.) (recovered over $15 million dollars on behalf of shareholders)
  • In re Avatex Corp. S'holders Litig., C.A. No. 16334-NC (Del. Ch. 1999) (established certain new standards for preferred shareholders rights)
  • In re PurchasePro, Inc., Secs. Litig., Master File No. CV-S-01-0483 (D. Nev. 2001) ($24.2 million dollars recovery on behalf of the class in securities fraud action)
  • In re Olsten Corp. Secs. Litig., C.A. No. 97-CV-5056 (E.D.N.Y.) (recovered $25 million dollars for class members)

Educational Background:

  • M.B.A., Schulich School of Business, York University, 1984
  • B.S., McGill University, 1981
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685 Third Ave.
26th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Phone: 212-983-9330


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