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Forced and Slave Labor

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

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. 

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. 

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