In re: J.P. Jeanneret Associates Inc., et al., No. 09-cv-3907 (S.D.N.Y.)

Kessler Topaz served as lead counsel for one of the plaintiff groups in an action against J.P. Jeanneret and Ivy Asset Management relating to an alleged breach of fiduciary and statutory duty in connection with the investment of retirement plan assets in Bernard Madoff-related entities. 

By breaching their fiduciary duties, Defendants caused significant losses to the retirement plans.  Following extensive hard-fought litigation, the case settled for a total of $216.5 million.