Chad A. Carder, Partner
Philadelphia, PA

e: ccarder@barrack.com
p: (215) 963-0600
f: (215) 963-0838

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Chad A. Carder

Chad A. Carder, Partner
Philadelphia, PA

e: ccarder@barrack.com
p: (215) 963-0600
f: (215) 963-0838

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Chad A. Carder, a partner in Barrack, Rodos & Bacine, joined the firm in 2003. Before joining BR&B’s Philadelphia office, Mr. Carder served as the judicial law clerk to the Honorable Michael J. Hogan of the New Jersey Superior Court.

At BR&B, Mr. Carder has been a member of the teams that have litigated major securities class actions to their landmark conclusions, including In re WorldCom, Inc. Securities Litigation, before the Honorable Denise L. Cote in the Southern District of New York, which yielded a record-breaking recovery of $6.13 billion; In re Schering-Plough Securities Litigation, before the Honorable Katherine Hayden in the District of New Jersey, which settled for $165 million; In re The Mills Corporation Securities Litigation, before the Honorable Liam O’Grady in the Eastern District of Virginia, which has settled with the defendant real estate investment trust corporation, its officers and directors, its auditor, Ernst & Young, and a foreign real estate development company, for $202.75 million, the largest recovery ever in the Eastern District of Virginia.

In addition to these securities class actions, Mr. Carder has also participated in the prosecution of several antitrust class actions, corporate takeover class and derivative actions, policyholder actions against insurance companies, and shareholder derivative actions in various state and federal courts.  Mr. Carder has also represented defendants in securities actions and in transactional litigation.

Mr. Carder is currently litigating, on behalf of injured investors, Pennsylvania Public School Employees' Retirement System v. Bank of America Corp., before the Honorable William H. Pauley, III in the Southern District of New York, as well as In re American International Group, Inc. 2008 Securities Litigation, before the Honorable Laura Taylor Swain in the Southern District of New York.

Education:
  • College of William and Mary School of Law (J.D. 2002)
  • The Ohio State University (B.A. 1999)
Admissions:
  • Pennsylvania, 2002
  • New Jersey, 2002
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
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