Brandon Grzandziel focuses his practice on representing institutional investors in class action securities fraud and complex shareholder derivative cases. He is currently a member of the teams prosecuting cases against Wilmington Trust, Universal Health Services, Novo Nordisk and Transdigm Group Inc.
Recently, Mr. Grzandziel has been a member of the teams securing significant recoveries for investors In re Rayonier Securities Litigation ($73 million recovery), City Pension Fund v. Aracruz Celulose S.A. ($37.5 million recovery against a foreign defendant), In re Bank of America ($62.5 million settlement, which ranks among the top ten derivative settlements approved by the federal courts); and In re Sadia, S.A. Securities Litigation ($27 million settlement against foreign defendants). Having extensive appellate experience, Mr. Grzandziel has also successfully secured important new precedent for the protection of investors in cases such as FindWhat Investor Group v. FindWhat.com.
Mr. Grzandziel earned his Bachelor of Arts from Wake Forest University, where he graduated with Honors in 2005. In 2008, he received his Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law while being Executive Editor of the University of Miami Business Law Review. His article, “A New Argument for Fair Use Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act,” was published in the Spring/Summer 2008 issue. During his recent legal career, Mr. Grzandziel has been recognized as a Super Lawyer’s Rising Star for 2017 and 2018.
Mr. Grzandziel is a member of the Florida Bar, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
- University of Miami School of Law, JD
- Wake Forest University, BA
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
- U.S.D.C. Southern District of Florida. U.S.D.C. Middle District of Florida
- Securities Class Actions
- Derivative & Breach of Fiduciary Duty Cases