Tyler S. Graden

Associate

EDUCATION
  • The American University
    B.A. 2000, cum laude
  • Temple University Beasley School of Law
    J.D. 2007, cum laude
ADMISSIONS
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • USDC, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • USDC, Western District of Pennsylvania
  • USDC, District of New Jersey
  • USDC, District of Colorado
  • USCA, Second Circuit
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Tyler S. Graden, an associate of the Firm, has served as lead or co-lead counsel in multiple nationwide class actions brought on behalf of consumers and investors.  

In cases brought around the country, Tyler has helped thousands of borrowers injured by predatory mortgage servicing practices, has aided retirement plans in recovering from imprudent investment advice, and assisted others defrauded by kickback schemes disguised as legitimate business transactions. 

Experience
Representative Outcomes
  • Arbitrator’s award of $75 million for Transatlantic Holdings, Inc., and its subsidiaries (TRH) in a case alleging that American International Group, Inc. (AIG) breached its fiduciary and contractual duties and committed fraud in connection with its securities lending program.

    Until June 2009, AIG was TRH’s majority shareholder and administered TRH’s securities lending program.  We alleged that AIG breached its fiduciary obligations by imprudently investing the majority of the cash collateral obtained from TRH under its lending program in risky mortgage-backed securities, including Alt-A and subprime investments. We further alleged that AIG concealed the extent of TRH’s subprime exposure and that when the collateral pools began experiencing liquidity problems in 2007, AIG unilaterally carved TRH out of the pools so that it could provide funding to its wholly owned subsidiaries to the exclusion of TRH.