Timothy J. MacFall
Mr. MacFall has more than twenty five years of securities class action legal experience and works out of the New York office of Rigrodsky & Long.
He is a cum laude graduate of Brooklyn College of the City University of New York and a graduate of Brooklyn Law School. Upon his graduation from law school, Mr. MacFall served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Narcotics Bureau of the Kings County District Attorney’s Office. In 1987, he joined the United States Immigration & Naturalization Service as a Trial Attorney in the Alien Criminal Apprehension Program. Mr. MacFall was subsequently cross-designated as a Special Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, Criminal Division. From 1988 to 1992, he served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney in the Civil Division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. As a government attorney, Mr. MacFall tried numerous cases to verdict and argued more than a dozen cases before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Mr. MacFall joined Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. in April 2009.
Since 1992, Mr. MacFall has focused his practice primarily on complex class action litigation in state and federal courts. Among the notable securities class action litigations in which he has had significant involvement are: In re Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. Sec. Litig., C.A. No. 04-CV-08144 (CM) (S.D.N.Y. 2009) ($400 million cash settlement); In re Royal Dutch/Shell Transport Sec. Litig., C.A. No. 04-374 (JAP) (D.N.J. 2008) (minimum value to the class of U.S. shareholders of $130 million, with a potential value of more than $180 million, in addition to a $350 million European settlement for which the U.S. litigation was recognized as a “substantial factor”); and In re Cigna Corp. Sec. Litig., Master File No. 2:02-CV-8088 (E.D. Pa. 2006) ($93 million cash settlement).
Areas of Practice
He is a member of the bar of the State of New York and is also admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the District of Colorado, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
New York Super Lawyers
Mr. MacFall has been included in New York Super Lawyers – Metro Edition for 2010 and 2011.