In 2011, Baron & Budd achieved a $20 million settlement on behalf of individuals who purchased Semtech stock. The case alleged that Semtech manipulated grant dates for stock options, which result in understatement of Semtech’s compensation expenses and overstatement of its reported income. Firm shareholder Burton LeBlanc served as co-lead counsel in the case.
In 2010, Baron & Budd worked as lead local counsel in a shareholder sale of ACS to Xerox. Working with other national law firms, Baron & Budd helped to obtain an additional $69 million for ACS public shareholders.
Baron & Budd served as co-lead counsel in the 7-Eleven shareholder litigation regarding the company’s transition from a publicly traded to a privately held entity. The firm negotiated an offer that provided an additional $145 million to the company’s shareholders.