Daniella Quitt, a member of the Firm, graduated from Fordham
University School of Law in 1988, is a member of the Bar of the
State of New York, and is also admitted to the United States District
Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the
United States Court of Appeals for the Second, Fifth, and Ninth Circuits.
Ms. Quitt has played a significant role in numerous actions in
which Harwood Feffer served as lead or co-lead counsel, wherein
substantial benefits were conferred upon plaintiff shareholders,
such as In re Safety-Kleen Corp. Stockholders Litigation,
(D.S.C.) ( settlement fund of $44.5 million); In re Laidlaw Stockholders
Litigation, (D.S.C.) (settlement fund of $24 million); In
re UNUMProvident Corp. Securities Litigation, (D. Me.) (settlement
fund of $45 million); In re Harnischfeger Industries (E.D.
Wisc.) (settlement fund of $10.1 million); In re Oxford Health
Plans, Inc. Derivative Litigation, (S.D.N.Y.) (settlement benefit
of $13.7 million and corporate therapeutics); In re JWP Inc.
Securities Litigation, (S.D.N.Y.) (settlement fund of $37 million);
In re Home Shopping Network, Inc., Derivative Litigation,
(S.D. Fla.) (settlement benefit in excess of $20 million); In
re Rexel Shareholder Litigation, (Sup. Ct. N.Y. County) (settlement
benefit in excess of $38 million); and Croyden Assoc. v. Tesoro
Petroleum Corp., et al., (Del. Ch.) (settlement benefit of $19.2
In connection with the settlement of Alessi v. Beracha,
(Del. Ch.), a class action brought on behalf of the former minority
shareholders of Earthgrains, Chancellor Chandler commented: "I
give credit where credit is due, Ms. Quitt. You did a good job and
got a good result, and you should be proud of it."
Prior to joining Harwood Feffer in May 1991, Ms. Quitt represented
both plaintiffs and defendants in complex commercial litigation.
Since her affiliation with Harwood Feffer, Ms. Quitt has focused
her practice on shareholder rights but continues to handle general
commercial and consumer litigation. Ms. Quitt serves as a member of the S.D.N.Y. ADR Panel and has been selected as a New York Metro Super Lawyer.