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Litigators of the Week: Randall Baron of Robbins Geller and Joel Friedlander of Friedlander & Gorris
Before Friedlander and Baron took control of the Delaware shareholder litigation over Warburg Pincus' acquisition of Rural/Metro Corp., the case was ready to fizzle. Instead, the duo uncovered a web of conflicts and deception that led up to a $75.8 million ruling against Royal Bank of Canada.