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Malcolm Brown

Wolf Haldenstein
270 Madison Ave 
New York , NY 10016



Class Actions

Securities & Derivative Litigation

Consumer (Automobile Defect) Litigation

Malcolm Brown is a partner at Wolf Haldenstein. Mr. Brown has extensive experience in complex class actions representing clients including institutional investors such as public and labor pension funds, labor health and welfare benefit funds, and private institutional investors who suffered losses due to corporate fraud. He is a member of the Investor Protection, Business Practice, Consumer Practice and Social Justice practice groups.

Prior to joining Wolf Haldenstein, Mr. Brown served as counsel to financial institutions, corporations and partnerships and advised clients on business disputes, reorganizations, dissolutions and insurance coverage matters.


Served as co-lead counsel in numerous securities class and derivative actions throughout the country which have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars and achieved significant corporate governance reforms against such companies as MBIA Inc. and Lender Processing Services, Inc.

Represented consumers in auto defect cases against Ford Motor, GM and Toyota.

Lead counsel in a federal civil rights class action case representing minority business owners in their discrimination suit against local government entities.



Mr. Brown is a member of the various institutional investor associations such as the National Association of Public Pension Attorneys, the Council of Institutional Investors, the National Conference on Public Employees Retirement Systems, the State Association of County Retirement Systems and the California Association of Public Employees Retirement Systems. Mr. Brown is also a member of the American Bar Association.


Mr. Brown has served as a member of the University of Pennsylvania Secondary School Committee and Minority Recruitment Program.


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State of New York

State of New Jersey

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York, District of New Jersey, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit


Rutgers University School of Law (J.D. 1994)

University of Pennsylvania (B.A.1988)

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