DALLAS – The law firm of Baron & Budd, P.C. is investigating the option-granting practices of Brooks Automation, Inc. Baron & Budd has uncovered an apparent scheme to grant stock options to executives at unusually favorable dates and prices to the detriment of Brooks Automation and its shareholders. Executives at Brooks Automation received hundreds of thousands of option grants over a six-year period whereby they extracted millions in illicit profits. The Wall Street Journal reported the likelihood of Brooks’ option grants being legitimate as 1 in 9 million.

If you are a current Brooks Automation shareholder and would like to be advised of your rights in this matter, you may contact Baron & Budd, P.C. at the phone number below.

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Since 1977, the law firm of Baron & Budd, P.C. has championed the rights of people and communities harmed by corporate misconduct. With over 80 attorneys and offices in Texas, California, Ohio, Louisiana, and New York, Baron & Budd enjoys a national reputation as a leader of the plaintiff’s bar. The firm represents individuals with mesothelioma and other diseases caused by asbestos; leukemia and lymphoma caused by benzene; and injuries caused by other toxic substances and pharmaceuticals. The firm also represents water authorities seeking clean-up costs for drinking water contamination; securities investors defrauded by corporate wrongdoing; and consumers. For more information about Baron & Budd, call 1-800-222-2766 or visit www.baronandbudd.com.