William J. Ban, Partner
New York, NY

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

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William J. Ban

William J. Ban, Partner
New York, NY

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

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William J. Ban, a partner in Barrack, Rodos & Bacine, joined the firm in 2004. Bill has focused his practice of law in the areas of securities, antitrust and consumer class action litigation since his admission to the Bar of the State of New York in 1983.

For more than thirty-five years, , Mr. Ban’s practice of law has focused on securities, antitrust and consumer class action litigation on behalf of plaintiffs and he has participated as lead or co-lead counsel, on executive committees and in significant defined roles in scores of major class action litigations in federal and state courts throughout the country.  Since Mr. Ban came to the Firm in 2004, he has been an important member of the firm’s litigation teams for: In re WorldCom, Inc. Securities Litigation, Master File No. 02-Civ-3288 (DLC), before the Honorable Denise L. Cote in the Southern District of New York;  IPERS v. MF Global, Ltd., Civil Action No. 08-Civ-2233 (VM), before the Honorable Victor Marrero in the Southern District of New York;  PSERS v. Bank of America, Corp., Civil Action No. 11-Civ-00733(WHP), before the Honorable William H. Pauley in the Southern District of New York; In re Automotive Refinishing Paint Antitrust Litigation, MDL Docket No. 1426, before the Honorable  R. Barclay Surrick in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; In re: OSB Antitrust Litigation, Civil Action No. 06-CV-00826 (PSD), before the Honorable Paul S. Diamond in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; and the recently concluded In re: Lithium Ion Batteries Antitrust Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2420, before the Honorable Yvonne G. Rogers in the Northern District of California, among others.

Education:
  • Brooklyn Law School (J.D. 1982; Moot Court Honor Society)
  • Herbert H. Lehman College, City University of New York (A.B. 1977)
Admissions:
  • New York, 1983
  • Pennsylvania, 2005
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Memberships:
  • Bar Association of the City of New York