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Todd S. Garber

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in White Plains, NY

Finkelstein, Blankinship, Frei-Pearson & Garber, LLP
1 N Broadway, Suite 900
White Plains, NY 10605
Phone: 914-298-3281
Fax: 914-824-1561
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021
Licensed in New York Since: 2003
Practice Areas: Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (80%), Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

As one of the founding partners of the White Plains, New York, law firm of Finkelstein, Blankinship, Frei-Pearson & Garber, LLP, Todd S. Garber works on behalf of ordinary consumers in lawsuits that go up against rich and powerful corporations. His practice is centered in New York, including White Plains and Dutchess County, but he has also handled cases all over the country.

Mr. Garber focuses his practice on class actions, particularly cases involving employment law, consumer protection, consumer privacy, civil rights, and securities and investor fraud. He is admitted to practice in state courts in New York and Connecticut, as well as the U.S. district courts for the southern, western and eastern districts of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit.

Prior to joining together with several other attorneys to found Finkelstein, Blankinship, Frei-Pearson & Garber, LLP, Mr. Garber practiced law in two other law firms where he focused on class-action cases and complex commercial litigation, serving as class counsel in cases against some of the nation’s largest corporations. In one lawsuit against a utility company, he helped to recover a settlement of more than $11 million on behalf of more than 400,000 consumers in eight states.

A graduate of Cornell University, Mr. Garber earned his law degree at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University. While attending law school, he was an articles editor with the Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law. He also was selected for a prestigious position working for the New York City Law Department.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
  • 20%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Class Actions


9 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021

About Todd S. Garber

First Admitted: 2003, New York

Professional Webpage:

Educational Background

  • Cornell University, B.A.

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Co-author, Morrison v. National Australia Bank: The Potential Impact on Public Pension Fund Fiduciaries, The NAPPA Report, Vol. 24, Number 3, August 2010
  • Co-author, Loss Causation in the Ninth Circuit, New York Law Journal, September 2, 2008

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Connecticut
  • New York
  • Member, United States Court of Appeals, First and Second Circuits
  • Member, U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York


  • Zink v. First Niagara Bank, N.A., No. 13-01076 (W.D.N.Y.).  , 2016
  • Chen v. Hiko Energy, LLC, No. 14-01771 (S.D.N.Y.). , 2016
  • Wise v. Energy Plus Holdings LLC, No.: 11-7345 (S.D.N.Y.)
  • Goldemberg v. Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc., No. 13-3073 (S.D.N.Y.). , 2017
  • In re Juniper Networks, Inc. Sec. Litig., No. C-06-04327 JW (N.D. Cal 2010)
  • Salomon Brothers Mun. Partners Fund, Inc. v. Thornton, 410 F. Supp. 2d 330 (S.D.N.Y. 2006)
  • Adler v. Bank of America, N.A, 13-4866 (S.D.N.Y.).  , 2016
  • Wise v. Energy Plus Holdings, LLC, No. 11-07345 (S.D.N.Y.). , 2013
  • Tyler v. Michaels Stores, Inc., No. 11-10920 (D. Mass.).
  • Tyler v. Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc., No. 13-10639 (D. Mass.)
  • Delcath Systems, Inc. v. Ladd, 466 F.3d 257 (2d. Cir. 2006)
  • Millenco L.P. v. meVC Draper Fisher Jurvetson Fund I, Inc., 824 A.2d 11 (Del. Ch. 2002)
  • Villanueva v. Wells Fargo, N.A., No. 13-5429 (S.D.N.Y.). , 2017
  • Saint Joseph Health System Medical Information Cases, JCCP No. 4716 (Cal. Sup. Ct.). , 2015
  • Brenner v. J.C. Penney Company, Inc., No. 13-11212 (D. Mass.)
  • Quinn v. Walgreen, No. 12-8187 (S.D.N.Y.). , 2015
  • Gabelli Global Multimedia v. Western Investment LLC, 700 F. Supp. 2d 748 (D. Md. 2010)
  • meVC Draper Fisher Jurvetson Fund I, Inc. v. Millennium Partners, 260 F. Supp. 2d 616 (S.D.N.Y. 2003)
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Office Location for Todd S. Garber

1 N Broadway
Suite 900
White Plains, NY 10605

Phone: 914-298-3281

Fax: 914-824-1561

Last Updated: 8/9/2021

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