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Hausfeld LLP Launches London Office

Washington, DC (February 17, 2009) – Hausfeld LLP, a global claimants’ law firm dedicated to handling large and complex litigation matters for individuals, officially launches in London today with the announcement that former Cohen Milstein Hausfeld & Toll (CMHT) partners Vincent Smith and Anthony Maton will join the Hausfeld firm in London. Ingrid Gubbay and Scott Campbell, both formerly of CMHT, will also join them. The firm will be called Hausfeld & Co LLP in London.

Firm chairman Michael Hausfeld set up Hausfeld LLP in November 2008. All former London CMHT lawyers have now decided to continue working alongside Hausfeld – apart from Rob Murray who has left to pursue other interests.

Mr. Hausfeld noted, "the development provides Hausfeld LLP with an important global strategic presence and ensures that it is perfectly positioned to continue its pursuit for access to justice throughout Europe and elsewhere." The firm now has 25 partners and associates worldwide.

Commenting on the move, Michael Hausfeld said: "We can confirm that Hausfeld & Co LLP looks forward to a new chapter of successful operations in London, building upon the impressive strides already made in improving access to justice for European individuals and businesses."

Vincent Smith confirmed that the London team would move from their current location at Southampton Buildings, Holborn to a permanent address in the near future.

About Hausfeld LLP
Hausfeld LLP, based in Washington, DC, is a global claimants’ law firm providing conflict-free litigation service in the areas of antitrust/competition law, human rights violations, product liability, civil rights, environmental law and securities fraud. In addition to the Washington office, the firm offers clients global access to justice with current operations in London, New York City, Philadelphia, and San Francisco; and is establishing affiliations in multiple locations throughout Europe, Asia, South Africa, South America, Canada and Australia. For additional information about Hausfeld LLP and its services, please visit http://www.hausfeldllp.com or call 202.540.7200.