Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Howard B. Sirota (Argued), Sirota & Sirota, New York, NY, Counsel for Appellant Joanne A. Aboff Family Trust.
Edward W. Cochran (Argued), Cochran & Cochran, Shaker Heights, OH, Frank H. Tomlinson, Pritchard, McCall & Jones, Birmingham, AL, Paul S. Rothstein, Gainesville, FL, Counsel for Appellant Betty Duncan.
C. Benjamin Nutley (Argued), Kendrick & Nutley, Beverly Hills, CA, Richard Galex, Galex, Tortoreti & Tomes, Brunswick, NJ, Counsel for Appellant Tere Throenle.
Gerald W. Palmer (Argued), Ricky L. Shackelford, Eugenia L. Castruccio, Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, Los Angeles, CA, Counsel for Appellants Robert and Janice Davidson.
Lawrence W. Schonbrun (Argued), Law Office of Lawrence W. Schonbrun, Berkeley, CA, Counsel for Appellant Faye Schonbrunn.
John Halebian (Argued), Wechsler, Harwood, Halebian & Feffer, Kenneth A. Elan, Law Offices of Kenneth A. Elan, New York, NY, Counsel for Appellant Ann Mark.
Michael D. Hess, Leonard J. Koerner, Lorna B. Goodman, Elizabeth S. Natrella (Argued), Leslie Conason, Corporation Counsel of the City of New York, New York City Law Department, New York, NY, Counsel for Appellants New York City Pension Funds.
Max W. Berger, Daniel L. Berger (Argued), Jeffrey N. Leibell, Bernstein, Litowitz, Berger, & Grossman, LLP, New York, NY, Leonard Barrack, Gerald J. Rodos, Jeffrey W. Golan, Barrack, Rodos, & Bacine, Philadelphia, PA, Counsel for Appellees California Public Employees' Retirement System, New York State Common Retirement Fund and The New York City Pension Funds.
Arthur R. Miller (Argued), Cambridge, MA, Counsel for Appellees Barrack, Rodos, & Bacine and Bernstein, Litowitz, Berger & Grossmann, LLP.
Alan N. Salpeter (Argued), Michele Odorizzi, Caryn L. Jacobs, Mayer, Brown & Platt, Chicago, IL, Douglas S. Eakley, Peter L. Skolnik, Lowenstein, Sandler, PC, Roseland, NJ, Kathryn A. Oberly, Robert G. Cohen, William P. Hammer, Jr., Ernst & Young, LLP, New York, NY, Counsel for Appellee Ernst & Young, LLP.
Carl Greenberg, Michael M. Rosenbaum, Budd, Larner, Gross, Rosenbaum, Greenberg & Sade, Short Hills, NJ, Samuel Kadet, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, New York, NY, Counsel for Appellee Cendant Corporation.
Herbert J. Stern, Stern, Greenberg & Kilcullen, Roseland, NH, Counsel for Appellee James E. Buckman.
David M. Becker, General Counsel, Meyer Eisenberg, Deputy General Counsel, Eric Summergrad, Deputy Solicitor, Luis De La Torre (Argued), Special Counsel, Nathan A. Forrester, Senior Counsel Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, DC, Counsel for Amicus Curiae Securities and Exchange Commission.
Joseph A. Grundfest, The William A. Franke Professor of Law and Business, Stanford, Law School, Stanford, CA, Melanie M. Piech, Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, San Francisco, CA, Counsel for Amicus Curiae Barclays Global Investors, N.A., Franklin Resources, Inc., New Hampshire Retirement System and Public Employees' Retirement Association of Colorado.
Before BECKER, Chief Judge, SLOVITER and AMBRO, Circuit Judges.