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In re: Platinum and Palladium Commodities Litigation 10-cv-3617 (S.D.N.Y.)–On July 15, 2014, the Honorable William H. Pauley III preliminarily approved the Futures Plaintiffs’ partial settlement of this action with (a) the Moore Capital Defendants for $48,400,000, and (b) Defendant Joseph Welsh for a judgment of $35,000,000 in respect of the negligence claim against him collectable solely from his personal assets consisting of his rights against certain insurers. Defendant MF Global, Inc. is not part of the proposed settlement. Lovell Stewart is sole lead counsel for the Futures Plaintiffs in this action. Persons who traded in NYMEX platinum futures contracts and/or NYMEX palladium futures contracts during the time period June 1, 2006 through April 29, 2010 should save their relevant trading records because they may file claims to participate in this proposed settlement. Please check this website and the settlement website for updates regarding the proposed settlement. The settlement website is Contact Christopher M. McGrath, Esq. (

Precision Associates, Inc. et al., v. Panalpina World Transport (Holding) LTD. et al, 08-cv-0042 (E.D.N.Y.)–On June 27, Plaintiffs filed a motion seeking preliminary approval of settlements with Defendants Panalpina, Geodis, DSV, and Jetspeed for an immediate cash payment of $44 million plus additional sums to be paid from proceeds from another litigation. Lovell Stewart is co-lead counsel in this action. Class Members can find additional information on Contact Benjamin M. Jaccarino, Esq. (

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Robert W. Rodriguez

61 Broadway, Suite 501
New York, NY 10006

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Robert W. Rodriguez

A. Is a graduate of Fordham University, holds an MPP from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a JD from Columbia University Law School, where he was an editor of the Columbia Business Law Review;

B. Was the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the United States Army (Manpower & Reserve Affairs) from 2007-2009, implementing administrative law and regulatory policies relating to integration of the reserve component, troop mobilization, medical care, civilian and military personnel recruiting, promotions, training, force structure and manpower management;

C. Served on active duty and the reserves as an Infantry officer rising to the rank of lieutenant Colonel, and was posted in Korea and throughout the United States;

D. Has been a practicing attorney for over 25 years, specializing in antitrust, securities law, ptigations and other federal law claims.

E. Was the Firm’s principal attorney in In re Warnaco, 01-CIV-3346; In re Rediff, 01-cv-3020, and is now a principal attorney in Precision Associates, Inc. et al., v. Panalpina World Transport (Holding) LTD. et al, 08-cv-0042 (E.D.N.Y.); and Anwar, et al. v. Fairfield Greenwich Limited, et al., 09-cv-0118 (S.D.N.Y.).

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