Jonathan D. Lamet has extensive experience in litigating direct securities actions and derivative actions involving publicly traded companies. Recently, Mr. Lamet was a member of the litigation teams that successfully recovered a $180 million derivative settlement for shareholders of FirstEnergy Corp. and a $79.5 million derivative settlement for shareholders of Goldman Sachs Inc. He was also part of the securities class action litigation teams that obtained a $63 million settlement for shareholders of Patterson Cos. and a $25 million settlement for shareholders of GTT Communications, Inc. Before joining Saxena White, Mr. Lamet practiced securities litigation and class action defense at an Am-Law 100 firm, Akerman LLP.
Mr. Lamet has been recognized for his work on behalf of investors, including being named a 2021 “Up and Comer” in Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite and a 2023 “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers.
Mr. Lamet graduated from Yeshiva University, Sy Syms School of Business in 2010, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Business Management. He received his Juris Doctor degree from University of Miami School of Law in 2013, where he was a member of the University of Miami Law Review. While attending law school, Mr. Lamet interned for the United States Attorney’s Office, Economic Crimes Division, for the Southern District of Florida, and for the Honorable William Turnoff in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.