Samantha E. Holbrook is an Associate Attorney in the firm’s Haverford office. She has extensive experience in consumer protection class action litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Holbrook was an attorney in the Radnor office of a national class action law firm where she represented consumers and investors in nationwide class actions. Ms. Holbrook has experience handling and litigating all aspects of the prosecution of national class action litigation asserting claims under state and federal law challenging predatory lending practices, product defects, breach of fiduciary duty, antitrust claims, consumer fraud and unfair and deceptive acts and practices in federal courts throughout the country.
Ms. Holbrook has assisted in obtaining substantial recoveries in numerous class actions on behalf of investors and participants in employee stock ownership plans including the following:
- Board of Trustees of the AFTRA Retirement Fund, et al. v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., 09-CV-686 (SAS), 2012 WL 2064907 (S.D.N.Y. June 7, 2012) (approving $150 million settlement)
- In re 2008 Fannie Mae ERISA Litigation, Case No. 09-cv-1350 (S.D.N.Y.) ($9 million settlement on behalf of participants in the Federal National Mortgage Association Employee Stock Ownership Plan)
Ms. Holbrook has also obtained favorable recoveries on behalf of multiple nationwide classes of borrowers whose insurance was force-placed by their mortgage services.