Jeffrey B. Gittleman, Partner
Philadelphia, PA

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

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Jeffrey B. Gittleman

Jeffrey B. Gittleman, Partner
Philadelphia, PA

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

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Jeffrey B. Gittleman, a partner in Barrack, Rodos & Bacine, joined the firm in 1998. Mr. Gittleman concentrates his practice on complex litigation, with an emphasis on antitrust and securities litigation.

Mr. Gittleman has represented plaintiffs in securities fraud, antitrust and other class actions since joining the firm in 1998.  Mr. Gittleman regularly consults with institutional investors, including international, state, county, municipal and Taft-Hartley pension funds, regarding domestic and international securities litigation.  He assists clients in their evaluation of whether and when to take an active role in securities litigation.  Mr. Gittleman works closely with the Firm’s portfolio monitoring department and case evaluation teams to help the Firm’s clients maximize their recoveries from securities litigation.

Mr. Gittleman has been actively involved in the prosecution of numerous securities litigation cases.  He has represented, among others, the State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio, the State of Michigan Retirement Systems, the Florida State Board of Administration, the Pennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System, and the Oakland County Employees’ Retirement System in securities litigation class actions across the country. 

Recently, Mr. Gittleman served as trial counsel for a class of bondholders in Becker v. BNY Mellon in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.  The case settled the same day that closing arguments were set to begin.  Mr. Gittleman also served as trial counsel for Iridian Technologies, Inc. and its common shareholder-elected directors in Equity Asset Investment Trust, Inc. v. John Daugman, et al, in a case tried in Delaware Chancery Court.

Mr. Gittleman has served in leadership roles in numerous multi-district antitrust class actions.  He has helped secure multi-million dollar recoveries against the manufacturers of carbon fiber, automotive refinishing paint, graphite electrodes, flat class and other products.  Mr. Gittleman is currently serving as a member of the Executive Committee in In re Lithium Ion Batteries Antitrust Litigation.

Education:
  • Temple University (J.D., cum laude, 1996; Moot Court Honor Society)
  • Tulane University (B.A., cum laude, 1993)
Admissions:
  • Pennsylvania, 1996
  • New Jersey, 1996
  • United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Publications:
  • Securities Litigation in the Wake of the Subprime Crisis
    American Association for Justice Class Action Litigation Newsletter, Vol. 1, Issue 2 (Fall 2009)

Presentations:
  • Philadelphia Bar Association Seminar: Navigating the Antitrust Cartel Labyrinth, June 14, 2017, Philadelphia Bar Assocation Conference Center, Philadelphia, PA