Bruce E. Gerstein
Mr. Gerstein earned his undergraduate degree from the Bernard M. Baruch College of The City University of New York and his law degree from Brooklyn Law School, graduating with honors. He is also a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of New York (inactive).
Mr. Gerstein is one of the nation’s leading attorneys in the field of complex litigation. He has been named as lead counsel by federal and state courts across the United States and has successfully resolved numerous antitrust, securities and consumer-related class actions, recovering hundreds of millions of dollars for class members. He has lectured at conferences discussing important and cutting-edge antitrust issues, including serving as a panelist at the University of San Francisco alongside Professor Herbert Hovenkamp, a leading authority on antitrust law, to discuss the interplay between antitrust law, patent law and the Hatch-Waxman Act.
For the six years prior to joining the firm then known as Garwin & Bronzaft in 1978, Mr. Gerstein was an investigatory accountant specializing in the area of stockholder derivative and class actions.
Mr. Gerstein is admitted to the Bar of the State of New York and is admitted to practice before the United States Courts of Appeals for the First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Ninth and Eleventh Circuits and the United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York, the Eastern District of Michigan and the District of Columbia.
Mr. Gerstein’s practice focuses on all aspects of complex antitrust litigation.
Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 1977, with honors
Bernard M. Baruch College of the City University of New York, Bachelor of Business Administration, 1972
United States Supreme Court
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
American Bar Association
New York City Bar Association
New York County Lawyers Association
Federal Bar Council