Joshua M. Lifshitz
Joshua M. Lifshitz, has over twenty years of legal experience. He successfully prosecuted numerous class and derivative actions on behalf of investors, resulting in substantial recoveries and effectuating strong corporate governance reforms on behalf of stockholders. Mr. Lifshitz has been lead or co-lead counsel in numerous successful class and individual actions.
Prior to establishing the firm in 2013, Mr. Lifshitz, in 1999, was the co-founder of Bull & Lifshitz, LLP, where he established himself as a premier plaintiff’s lawyer in the United States. Securities Class Action Services recognized his predecessor firm on two occasions as one of the top 50 plaintiffs' law firms ranked by total cash amount of final securities class action settlements in which the law firm served as lead or co-lead counsel. Mr. Lifshitz’s practice has included a wide variety of litigation matters involving the federal securities laws, shareholder and consumer class actions, insurance law, federal and state antitrust laws, and various other commercial matters. Mr. Lifshitz is a graduate of Brooklyn College and St. Johns University School of Law. Mr. Lifshitz has received his CPA from the State of Maryland. He is admitted to practice in the State of New York and State of New Jersey and the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
Matthew Hettrich obtained his Bachelor of Arts from Stony Brook University in 2009. He obtained his Juris Doctorate from Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center (“Touro Law”) in 2016 where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Touro Law Review. Mr. Hettrich handles a variety of litigation matters, including violations of the federal securities laws, and shareholder and consumer class actions.
Associate (Pending Admission)
Thessalia Kapetanos obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Columbia University in 2013. She obtained her Juris Doctorate from Touro University, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center ("Touro Law") in 2023 and served as Notes Editor of the Touro Law Review. Ms. Kapetanos will sit for the upcoming February 2024 New York State bar exam.