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Holocaust Litigation

Related Lawyers: Michael D. Hausfeld
Related Practice Areas: Civil and Human Rights

Holocaust Litigation, No. CV 96-4849 (ERK) (MDG) (E.D.N.Y.). In the historic Swiss banking litigation, Michael Hausfeld served, pro bono, as co-lead counsel for Holocaust survivors against the Swiss banks that collaborated with the Nazi regime during World War II by laundering stolen funds, jewelry, and art treasures.

Michael Hausfeld led the negotiations that led to a landmark $1.25 billion settlement. In re Holocaust Victim Assets Litig., No. CV 96-4849 (ERK) (MDG) (E.D.N.Y.).