Jules Brody is a graduate of Brooklyn College, magna cum laude, and received his L.L.B. from the New York University School of Law in 1964. Mr. Brody was named to the Dean’s List and was an editor of the Law Review. Mr. Brody was the author of “The Equitable Power to Assess Counsel Fees” which was published in the New York University Intramural Law Review in May 1964. At NYU, Mr. Brody was a John Norton Pomeroy Scholar and received the American Jurisprudence Prize in Commercial Law and graduated in the top 10% of his class. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1964. Mr. Brody received his LL.M. in taxation from the graduate division of the NYU School of Law in 1967. Mr. Brody is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second, Fourth and Fifth Circuits, and has been specially admitted to practice before various U.S. District Courts throughout the United States.
Patrick K. Slyne received his J.D. from the University of Wyoming in 1988. He is a member of the Colorado, Connecticut and Wyoming state bars, and is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for Wyoming, Connecticut, Eastern District of New York, and Southern District of New York, and the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and Ninth Circuit. Notable cases for which Mr. Slyne had substantial responsibility include: In re Hewlett-Packard Co. Deriv. Litig., (Del. 2008) (conferred substantial benefit on HP through corporate governance changes to improve the functioning, interaction and working relationships among senior HP officers and outside members of the HP board of directors); Sadowsky v. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp., (S.D.N.Y. 2006) (assisted Freddie Mac in securing $100 million cash from D&O carriers and $9 million cash from certain counter parties for alleged breaches of fiduciary duties in accounting for and reporting of complex multi-billion dollar derivatives transactions); In re Computer Associates Sec. Litig., (E.D.N.Y. 2003) (recovered 5.7 million CA shares worth $150 million for alleged improper revenue recognition on multi-year enterprise software license contracts); In re IKON Office Solutions, Inc. Sec. Litig., (E.D. Pa. 2000) (recovered $111 million cash for alleged misrepresentation of earnings and prospects in office equipment leasing and services business); In re Westinghouse Sec. Litig., (W.D. Pa. 1999) (recovered $67.25 million cash for alleged overstatement of financial position due to unrecognized losses in real estate portfolios); In re Salomon Brothers Treasury Litig., (S.D.N.Y. 1994) (recovered $100 million cash for alleged manipulation of public market prices of U.S. Treasury securities); In re Tenneco Inc., Sec. Litig., (S.D. Tex. 1992) (recovered $50 million cash for alleged overstatement of financial results for failure to mark-to-market dealer inventories of heavy machinery and equipment).
Aaron L. Brody received his undergraduate degree from Yeshiva University, summa cum laude, Class of 1990, and his J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1995. At NYU, Mr. Brody concentrated on securities law and was a staff editor on the Review of Law and Social Change. Mr. Brody is a member of the New York State Bar and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. Cases in which Mr. Brody had substantial responsibility include: In re BankAmerica Corp. Securities Litigation, MDL No. 1264 (recovery of $333.2 million); In re Computer Associates Securities Litigation, Master File No. 98-CV-4839 (E.D.N.Y.) (recovery of 5.7 million shares estimated at $150 million); Spahn v. Edward D. Jones & Co. L.P., 04-CV-00086 (recovery of $127.5 million); In re American Express Financial Advisors Securities Litigation, Civil Action No. 04-CV-1773 (S.D.N.Y.) (recovery of $118 million); and In re Ikon Office Solutions, Inc. Securities Litigation, MDL No. 1318 (E.D Pa.) (recovery of $111 million).
Tzivia Brody received her undergraduate degree from Stern College, magna cum laude, Class of 1992, and her J.D. from the Benjamin M. Cardozo School of Law in 1995. Ms. Brody is a member of the New York State Bar and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
Patrice L. Bishop received her undergraduate degree from New York University and her J.D. from Loyola Law School – Los Angeles in 1994. Ms. Bishop is a member of the California State Bar and is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Northern, Central, Southern and Eastern Districts of California, the District of Colorado, the Northern District of Illinois and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth and Ninth Circuits.