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PRACTICE AREAS

Shareholder Derivative Litigation

Securities Class Actions

Antitrust Litigation

Education

University of San Diego School of Law (J.D. 2006)

Providence College (B.A. 2003)

Bar Admissions

California

Court Admissions

U.S. District Courts for the Central and Southern Districts of California

U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

Honors

Legal 500 Recommended Attorney, M&A Litigation (2016)

Super Lawyer Rising Star (2015, 2016)

Young Attorneys Finalist, The Daily Transcript (2013)

Publications

Brian J. Robbins and Gregory E. Del Gaizo, Can Disney Defuse Earth's Mightiest Comic Book Conflict?, Law360, May 3, 2012
Brian J. Robbins and Gregory E. Del Gaizo, State Law Insider Trading Claims See New Light, The Recorder, July 1, 2011
Brian J. Robbins and Gregory E. Del Gaizo, Directors and Officers Can't Hide in Del., Securities Law360, January 14, 2011
Brian J. Robbins and Gregory E. Del Gaizo, Companies Seeking Control of Forum in Derivative Actions, Delaware Law Weekly, January 4, 2011
Brian J. Robbins and Gregory E. Del Gaizo, Clearing the Path for Double Derivative Suits, The Recorder, November 1, 2010
Brian J. Robbins and Gregory E. Del Gaizo, Control of Forum in Derivative Actions, The Recorder, December 10, 2010

Speaking Engagements

"4th Annual Corporate Law CLE Symposium: The Future of Shareholder Litigation" at Gonzaga University School of Law (2014)

"Shareholder Rights: An Idea Whose Time Has Come" at Gonzaga University School of Law (2013)

Contact

Phone: (619) 398-4310

E-mail: gdelgaizo@robbinsarroyo.com

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Gregory E. Del Gaizo

Partner

Gregory E. Del Gaizo focuses his practice on shareholder rights and antitrust litigation. He leads Robbins Arroyo LLP’s new matters practice group, in which he initiates and oversees pre-litigation investigations and analysis for new cases at the firm. Mr. Del Gaizo has prosecuted shareholder litigation that recouped over one hundred million dollars and secured extensive corporate governance reforms and other pro-investor measures at companies in which his clients invest.

A leader in the legal community, Mr. Del Gaizo has authored several articles on securities litigation, speaks to audiences about shareholder rights, and has been recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers and a top Young Attorney by The Daily Transcript.

Mr. Del Gaizo earned his Juris Doctor from University of San Diego School of Law. While in law school, Mr. Del Gaizo was a research assistant for Professor Frank Partnoy, the director of the Center for Corporate and Securities Law at the University of San Diego. Mr. Del Gaizo graduated cum laude from Providence College with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.

Selected Noteworthy Cases

  • Toll Brothers IncPfeiffer v. Toll, No. 4140-VCL, slip op. (Del. Ch. Mar. 15, 2013): Mr. Del Gaizo led the discovery process for Robbins Arroyo LLP in litigation on behalf of luxury homebuilder Toll Brothers, Inc. that resulted in a $16.25 million settlement, one of the largest Brophy monetary recoveries ever.
  • Vitacost.com, Inc.Kloss v. Kerker, No. 50-2010-CA-018594-XXXX-MB (Fla. Cir. Ct.-Palm Beach Cnty. May 27, 2011): In a shareholder derivative action involving vitamin retailer Vitacost.com, Mr. Del Gaizo played a leading role to help save the $158 million market cap company from bankruptcy and preserve the equity interests of its shareholders.
  • KB Home, In re KB Home Shareholder Derivative Litigation, CV 2:06-5148-FMC (CTx) (C.D. Cal Feb 9, 2009): Mr. Del Gaizo was a member of the litigation team that obtained $30 million in cash benefits and substantial corporate governance reforms for the company.
  • Cardinal Health, Inc., In re Cardinal Health Derivative Litigation, No. 02-CVG-11-639 (Ohio Ct. C.P.-Del. County Dec. 17, 2007): Mr. Del Gaizo was a member of the litigation team that secured a payment of $70 million to the company, one of the largest shareholder derivative monetary recoveries in history.