Bernstein Liebhard LLP is proud to announce that Stephanie M. Beige, formerly an Associate at the Firm, has become Senior Counsel to the Firm.

Ms. Beige received her bachelor’s degree in 1996 from Dowling College, graduating cum laude, and received her J.D. in 2000 from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, graduating summa cum laude, where she was a member of the Touro Law Review.

Ms. Beige has been involved in the successful prosecution of numerous class actions on behalf of aggrieved investors, including: In re Marsh & McLennan Cos., Inc. Securities Litigation, No. 04-CV-8144 (CM) (S.D.N.Y.) ($400 million recovery); In re Cigna Corp. Securities Litigation, No. 02 CV 8088 (E.D. Pa.) ($93 million recovery); In re Triton Energy Ltd. Securities Litigation, No. 98-CV-0256 (E.D. Tex.) ($49.5 million recovery); In re TASER International Securities Litigation, No. C05-0115 (D. Ariz.) ($20 million recovery); Rush v. Footstar, Inc., No. 02CV9130 (S.D.N.Y.) ($19.3 million recovery); and In re SeeBeyond Technologies Securities Litigation, No. 02CV5330 (C.D. Cal.) ($13.1 million recovery).

Ms. Beige is currently working on several securities fraud class actions against numerous issuers for allegedly misleading investors, including: In re Mutual Funds Investment Litigation, No. MDL-1586 (E.D. Md.); and In re Tremont Securities Law, State Law and Insurance Litigation, No. 08-CV-11117 (S.D.N.Y.), in which the Firm represents investors who lost millions of dollars in hedge funds that invested with Bernard L. Madoff.
Ms. Beige is admitted to the Bar of the State of New York. She is also admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Southern District of New York, the Eastern District of Wisconsin, and the District of Colorado.