Our Professionals

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Mario Alvite Attorney

Mario Alvite performs analysis of potential securities and shareholder rights actions. Mr. Alvite’s efforts are focused on stages of litigation including case origination and pre-trial discovery.  Mr. Alvite is experienced in e-discovery and project management in the... Read More »

Denise Bryan Staff Attorney

With over 20 years of overall professional experience, Ms. Bryan began her legal career in New York at Prudential Securities. While at Prudential Securities, she reviewed claims alleging fraudulent practices and determined settlements in accordance with the guidelines of the Limited... Read More »

Rhonda Cavagnaro Special Counsel

Rhonda Cavagnaro is Special Counsel to Saxena White and a member of the Firm’s Institutional Outreach group. She brings extensive expertise in many areas of employee benefits and pension administration with nearly two decades of public fund experience. Ms. Cavagnaro... Read More »

Sara DiLeo Attorney

Sara DiLeo has extensive experience in federal securities class action lawsuits, derivative litigation, and complex commercial litigation in both federal and state courts. She is currently a member of the teams prosecuting In re Wells Fargo & Company Shareholder Litigation,... Read More »

Hani Farah Staff Attorney

Hani Farah is a Staff Attorney at Saxena White’s California office. Prior to joining Saxena White, Mr. Farah practiced at a leading securities litigation law firm where he analyzed potential new cases, primarily U.S. securities class action and individual opt-outs suits, as... Read More »

William J. Forgione Special Counsel

Prior to joining Saxena White, William Forgione served as a senior legal executive with Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association (“TIAA”) and its subsidiaries for over 25 years. While at TIAA, he held a variety of leadership positions, including as Executive Vice... Read More »

Kyla Grant Attorney

Kyla Grant has extensive experience in federal securities class action suits, securities enforcement, and complex commercial litigation in both federal and state courts. Before joining Saxena White, Ms. Grant practiced securities litigation at two top-ranked global law firms,... Read More »

Marc Grobler Manager of Case Development

Marc Grobler plays a key role in new case development including performing in-depth investigations into potential securities fraud class actions, derivative, and other corporate governance related actions. By using an array of financial and legal industry research tools, Mr. Grobler... Read More »

Donald Grunewald Attorney

Donald Grunewald focuses on performing research for securities and derivatives litigation. Before joining Saxena White, Mr. Grunewald taught Legal Research and other legal courses at a college in New York for six years. He has prepared economic and legal research for litigation,... Read More »

Brandon Grzandziel Director

Brandon Grzandziel, Director, is involved in all of Saxena White’s practice areas, including securities class action litigation, shareholder derivative actions, merger & acquisition litigation and class actions on behalf of consumers. During his tenure at Saxena White, Mr.... Read More »

Scott Guarcello Attorney

Mr. Guarcello’s practice focuses on the discovery stage of litigation. With over ten years of significant complex e-discovery experience, he brings to Saxena White an expertise honed by the numerous e-discovery services and training programs that he created, led, and supported... Read More »

Tara Heydt Staff Attorney

Ms. Heydt began her legal career in California, where she focused on civil litigation. After several years of private practice, Ms. Heydt served as a research attorney with the Los Angeles County Superior Court, providing judges with recommended rulings on civil law and motion... Read More »

Lester R. Hooker Director

Lester Hooker, Director, is involved in all of Saxena White’s practice areas, including securities class action litigation, shareholder derivative actions, merger and acquisition litigation and class actions on behalf of consumers. During his tenure at Saxena White, Mr. Hooker... Read More »

Chuck Jeroloman Senior Client Services Specialist

Mr. Jeroloman, Senior Client Services Specialist, has been with the Firm since 2010. He is a frequent speaker at national conferences including the Florida Public Pension Trustee Association and the American Alliance. Mr. Jeroloman’s topics include evaluating service providers,... Read More »

Sam Jones Financial Analyst

Sam Jones is a Financial Analyst with Saxena White’s California office. Prior to joining Saxena White, Mr. Jones worked for over ten years as a financial analyst at a leading securities litigation law firm where he specialized in developing techniques for data modeling and... Read More »

Ryan Joseph Staff Attorney

Mr. Joseph began his legal career practicing complex commercial and securities litigation at a boutique law firm in Miami, where he represented one of the world’s largest hedge fund providers in a multi-billion dollar state and federal class action suit arising out of the ponzi... Read More »

David Kaplan Director

David R. Kaplan is a Director at Saxena White and oversees the Firm’s California office. Mr. Kaplan has over fifteen years of experience in the field of securities and shareholder litigation. He has helped investors achieve hundreds of millions of dollars in recoveries in... Read More »

Stefanie Leverette Manager of Client Services

Stefanie Leverette is Saxena White’s Manager of Client Services. In this role, she manages the Firm’s client outreach and developmental programs and oversees the Firm’s portfolio monitoring program. Since joining Saxena White in 2008, Ms. Leverette has coordinated... Read More »

Brandon Marsh Attorney

Brandon Marsh is an Attorney in the Firm’s California office. Mr. Marsh’s practice is focused on complex litigation, including matters involving securities fraud, corporate governance, and shareholder rights litigation. He has helped investors recover over $550 million in... Read More »

Leslie Martey Staff Attorney

Leslie Martey currently focuses her practice on e-discovery and litigation support for securities class actions and other complex litigation.\r\nWith 20 years of extensive experience in corporate and securities transactional law, from entity formation to public and private equity and... Read More »

Douglas M. McKeige Special Counsel

Douglas McKeige, Special Counsel, brings unparalleled experience investigating, commencing and prosecuting meritorious securities fraud and corporate governance cases to Saxena White. Mr. McKeige was co-managing partner of Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann, a well-known... Read More »

Jill Miller Managing Discovery Attorney

 Jill Miller focuses her practice on e-discovery, including project management and litigation support services for class actions and other complex litigation. Ms. Miller was a member of the team that secured one of the largest settlements in 2018, In re Wilmington Trust... Read More »

Rebecca Nilsen Staff Attorney

Ms. Nilsen is experienced in e-Discovery and litigation support services for class actions and other complex litigation. She is currently a member of the team prosecuting In re Wells Fargo & Company Shareholder Derivative Litigation, and has been a member of the teams securing... Read More »

Dianne M. Pitre Attorney

Dianne Pitre is currently a member of the litigation teams prosecuting significant securities fraud class actions against DaVita Inc., Credit Suisse Group AG, Truecar, Universal Health Services, Novo Nordisk, and TransDigm Group Inc. and the federal shareholder derivative action... Read More »

Fei-Lu Qian Attorney

Fei-Lu Qian is an attorney at Saxena White. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with Honors in1998, and his Juris Doctor degree from Albany Law School in 2003. During law school, Mr. Qian served as an Associate Editor of the Albany Law Review and interned for the... Read More »

Joshua H. Saltzman Attorney

Joshua Saltzman focuses his practice on securities and derivative litigation. Before joining Saxena White, Mr. Saltzman litigated investor class actions, opt-out securities actions and derivative actions at two boutique law firms in New York City.\r\nMr. Saltzman received a Bachelor... Read More »

Maya Saxena Founding Shareholder

Maya Saxena, co-founder of the Firm, has been practicing exclusively in the securities litigation field for over 20 years, representing institutional investors in shareholder actions involving breaches of fiduciary duty and violations of the federal securities laws. Prior to forming... Read More »

Christine Sciarrino Staff Attorney

Christine Sciarrino has extensive experience in e-discovery as a project attorney for class action securities fraud litigation. Her legal practice has focused primarily on early resolution of matters with an objective toward achieving optimum results for litigating parties through... Read More »

Steven B. Singer Director of Litigation

Steven B. Singer is the Director of Litigation at Saxena White P.A., where he oversees the Firm’s securities litigation practice. Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Singer was employed for more than 20 years at Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP, a well-known... Read More »

Adam Warden Attorney

Adam Warden focuses his practice on securities litigation, including shareholder derivative actions and merger and acquisition litigation. During his tenure at Saxena White, Mr. Warden has served as a member of the litigation team on In re Jefferies Group, Inc. Shareholders... Read More »

Kathryn Weidner Attorney

Kathryn Weidner has extensive experience in prosecuting securities class actions. Ms. Weidner has obtained substantial monetary recoveries including one of the largest settlements in 2018, In re Wilmington Trust Corporation Securities Litigation ($210 million). She has also... Read More »

Joseph E. White III Founding Shareholder

Joseph E. White, III, co-founder of Saxena White, has represented shareholders as lead counsel in major securities fraud class actions and derivative actions for over 15 years. He has represented lead and representative plaintiffs in front-page cases, including actions against Bank... Read More »