This litigation, which resulted in an unprecedented settlement of $5.2 billion for approximately two million claimants, was resolved through multinational negotiations that included both defendants and plaintiffs’ counsel, and the governments of several countries.
Forced and Slave Labor
Forced and Slave Labor Cases, No. Civ. A. 98-959 (D.N.J.). Michael Hausfeld was lead counsel in litigation by survivors of World War II-era forced and slave labor against the German companies that profited from the labor of concentration camp inmates.