Pamela A. Markert
Bar and Court Admissions
U.S. Appellate Federal Courts
- Fourth Circuit
- Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Federal Courts
- District of Colorado
- Central District of California
- Northern District of California
- Eastern District of Michigan
Ms. Markert specializes in copyright class action, securities class action and complex multidistrict antitrust class action litigation. She also has experience in business, consumer and general liability matters representing clients ranging from individuals, partnerships and closely-held corporations to multinational companies. Cases in which Ms. Markert has played a key role include:
Gruber v. Gilbertson, et al. (S.D.N.Y)
Recovered $14 million from the officers and directors of bankrupt company Dakota Plains Holdings, Inc. for shareholders in a securities fraud action arising from material omissions regarding the debt obligations to founding partners.
Sonus Networks, Inc. Securities Litigation (D.Mass.)
Recovered $40 million for shareholders in a securities fraud action arising from false statements and omissions allegedly contained in company's publicly issued financial statements.
BearingPoint, Inc., Securities Litigation (E.D.Va.)
Recovered $7.5 million for shareholders in a securities fraud action arising from false statements and omissions allegedly contained in company's publicly issued financial statements and after the subsequent bankruptcy and liquidation of the company.
Gianzero v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. et.al. (D.Colo.)
Obtained $8 million settlement involving Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Claims Management, Inc., Concentra Health Services, Inc., and American Home Assurance Co. Claims arose from alleged dictation of medical care and treatment of Wal-Mart and Sam's Club employees who suffered workplace injuries and submitted workers' compensation claims in Colorado. Settlement also includes four-year injunction against Wal-Mart and CMI, and programmatic relief of four years duration as to Concentra.
Ms. Markert has worked, or continues to work, on a number of copyright, antitrust and securities fraud cases including: Hunley, et al., v. Instagram, LLC; Herrick v. Shutterstock, Inc.; Marchante v. Reuters America, LLC et al.; In re Municipal Derivatives Antitrust Litigation; In re Zinc Antitrust Litigation; and In re Bearings Antitrust Litigation.
Ms. Markert is a member of Queen's Bench Bar Association of the San Francisco Bay Area since 2000. She has previously served twice on the Board and chaired the Bylaws Committee.