View Our Firm's Settlements. Results.

Over their legal careers, the attorneys at Evangelista and Worley have helped secure hundreds of millions of dollars in settlements and awards, including through their role as lead counsel, co-lead counsel, local counsel and other positions in a variety of consumer class action, securities fraud class action, shareholder derivative, officer and director breach of fiduciary duty, wage and hour and breach of contract cases including:


Our Results

  • In Re: The Home Depot, Inc., Customer Data Security Breach Litigation, 1:14-md-02583 (N.D.Ga., Aug. 23, 2016) (appointed co-lead counsel; approximate $27 million cash benefit settlement in 40 million member consumer data breach class action, not including $180 retail value per class member enrolee in identity theft monitoring benefit) ("Class counsel obtained an exceptional result in this case. The relief obtained . . . appears to be the most comprehensive settlement achieved in large-scale data breach litigation.");
  •  In re Bank of America Corp Stockholder Derivative Litigation, C. A. No. 4307-VCS (Del. Ch.), and intervention action in In Re Bank of America Corp. Securities, Derivative, and Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) Litigation, Master File No. 09-cv-00808 (S.D.N.Y.) (appointed co-lead counsel; increase of competing inadequate $20 million settlement of shareholder derivative class action regarding purchase of Merrill Lynch to $62.5 million);
  •  In Re Providian Financial Corp. Sec. Litig., C 01-3952 (N.D. Ca.) ($65 million recovery in securities fraud class action);
  • In Re Dell, Inc., Securities Litig., 1:06-cv-726 (W.D.Tx.) (securities fraud class action) ($40 million recovery in securities fraud class action, following unfavorable ruling on MTD);
  • In Re BellSouth Corporation Sec. Litig., United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Civil Action No. 1:02-CV2142-WSD ($35 million recovery in securities fraud class action);
  • In Re Evergreen Ultra Short Opportunities Fund Securities Litigation, United States District Court for District of Massachusetts, Civil Action 1:08-cv-11064-NMG (appointed co-lead counsel; $25 million recovery in securities fraud class action);
  • Eaves et al v. Earthlink, Case No. 05-CV-97274 (consumer fraud class action) (GA Superior, Fulton Cty) (acting co-lead counsel; recovery of on behalf of proposed class for improper termination fee charges, settlement value up to $26 million);
  • In Re Cryolife Sec. Litig., No. 1:02-CV-01868 (N.D. Ga.) ($23.25 million settlement in securities fraud class action); Plymouth County Retirement Systems v. Carter's, Inc. et al, 08-CV-2940-AT (N.D. Ga.) (appointed liaison counsel; total recovery against officers and directors and outside auditors of over $23 million in securities fraud class action);
  • In Re AFC Enterprises Sec. Litig., No. 1:03-CV-817 (N.D. Ga.) ($18 million recovery in securities fraud class action); In re NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Sec. Litig., No. 06-cv-00570 (D.Utah) ($15 million recovery in securities fraud class action);
  • Shulte v. Fifth Third Bank, 09-CV-06655-RMD (N.D. Ill) ($9.5 million settlement in consumer fraud class action);
  • In Re Internap Network Services Corp. Securities Litigation, 1:08-cv-03462-JOF (appointed liaison counsel; $9.5 million settlement in securities fraud class action);
  • In Re Payment Card Interchange Fee and Merchant Discount Antitrust Litigation, No. 1:14-md-01720-MKB-JO (E.D.N.Y.) (recovered over $5.6 million for several class settlement opt-out plaintiffs);
  • In Re First Horizon Pharmaceutical Corporation Sec. Litig., United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Civil Action No. 1:02-CV-2332-JOF ($4.65 million recovery in securities fraud class action);
  • Liquidating Trustee of Verso Technologies v. Tauber & Balser P.C., et al, 1:11-cv-02995 (AT) (N.D.GA) ($4 million recovery, including $100,000 in sanctions for defendants' and their counsel's discovery malfeasance, in accounting fraud and misrepresentations by bankrupt public company's outside auditors);
  • Liquidating Trustee of the Verso Technologies v. Odom, et al, 1:09-cv-1293 (AT) (N.D.GA) ($3.5 million recovery against former officers & directors of bankrupt public company);
  • Sewright v. ING Groep N.V, United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia, 1:09-cv-00400-JEC ($3.5 million recovery for ERISA class of employees);
  • Liquidating Trustee of the Estates of Verilink and Larscom v. Powell Goldstein, et al, 5:11-CV-03877 (CLS) (N.D.Ala) (multi-million recovery against outside corporate legal counsel to bankrupt public company for professional liability) (settlement amount confidential);
  • Liquidating Trustee of the Estates of Verilink and Larscom v. Belden, et al, 08-80072 (JAC) (N.D.Ala, Bkcy.) (multi-million recovery against former officers & directors of bankrupt public company; professional liability against former investment advisors) (settlement amount confidential);
  • Broome, et al v. Clayton County School District, 1:15-cv-03066 (N.D. Ga.) and Arnold et al v. Clayton County School District, 1:12-cv-03455 (N.D. Ga.) (related overtime wage and hour actions on behalf of two groups of custodial workers, total recovery of $1.58 million);
  •  In re Ebix. Inc. Shareholder Derivative Action, Superior Court of Fulton County, GA, Civil Action No. 2011CV205276 (appointed liaison counsel; strong corporate governance improvements in resolution of derivative shareholder class action against directors' for alleged breaches of fiduciary duties, abuse of control, and gross mismanagement of public company);
  • In re EasyLink Services International Corp., Superior Court of Gwinnett County, GA, Civil Action No. 12A-04020-3 (appointed liaison counsel; achieving material, supplemental disclosures regarding terms and valuation of public company in connection with acquisition in resolution of derivative shareholder class action against directors of public company);
  • In Re Comprehensive Care Corp. Shareholder Litig., Cons. C.A. No. 2692 (halted procedurally unfair merger).
  • Criddle v. CNF, Inc., CA No. 434340 (San Mateo, Ca.) (derivative action resulted in corporate governance changes to address specific misconduct alleged in the complaint relating to aircraft safety and maintenance reporting issues).