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.

Over the past fifteen years, Mr. Gittleman has served in leadership roles in numerous antitrust cases, and has helped to secure multi-million dollar recoveries against the manufacturers or producers of fasteners, publication paper, urethanes, municipal derivatives, automotive refinishing paint, filters, carbon fiber, labelstock, graphite electrodes, flat glass, sodium gluconate, sorbates, polypropylene and nylon carpet, and metal building insulation.  Currently, Mr. Gittleman is prosecuting the following antitrust cases, among others:  In re Fasteners Litigation, Case No. 2:01-cv-02830-RBS (E.D. Pa.); In re Publication Paper Antitrust Litigation, Docket No. 3:04 MD 1631 (SRU) (D. Conn.); In re Lithium Ion Batteries Antitrust Litigation, Case No. 4:13-md-02420-YGR (N.D. Cal.); Automotive Parts Antitrust Litigation, No. 2:12-md-0311-MOB-MKM (E.D. Mich.); In re Blood Reagents Antitrust Litigation, 2:09-md-02081 (E.D.Pa.); In re Plasma-Derivative Protein Therapies Antitrust Litigation, MDL 2109, N.D. Ill. 09 C 7666 (N.D. Ill.); Universal Delaware, Inc., et al v. Ceridian Corporation et al., Case No. 2:07-cv-01078-JKG (E.D.Pa.);  In re Urethane Antitrust Litigation, 2:04-md-01616-JWL, (D. Kan.); In re Steel Antitrust Litigation, No. 08-cv-5214 (N.D. Ill.); and In re Municipal Derivatives Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 1950, Master Docket No. 08-02516 (VM)(DF) (S.D. N.Y.).

In addition to representing plaintiffs in antitrust class actions, Mr. Gittleman also has an active securities litigation practice.  He is currently representing the State of Michigan Retirement Systems in In re American International Group, Inc. 2008 Securities Litigation, No. 08 Civ. 4772 (S.D. N.Y.) and the Pennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System in Pennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System v. Bank of America Corporation, et al., No. 11 Civ. 733 (WHP) (S.D. N.Y.).  Previously, Mr. Gittleman served as the lead trial attorney in Meikrantz v. Janney Montgomery Scott, et al., where he obtained a substantial award for his shareholder clients, and was part of the trial team that represented Iridian Technologies, Inc. and its common shareholder-elected directors in Equity Asset Investment Trust, Inc. v. John Daugman, et al.

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 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)