Joshua Saltzman focuses his practice on securities and derivative litigation. Before joining Saxena White, Mr. Saltzman litigated investor class actions, opt-out securities actions, and derivative actions at two boutique law firms in New York City. Recently, Mr. Saltzman was a member of the respective litigation teams that achieved a $63 million settlement for shareholders of Patterson Companies, Inc., a $23.5 million settlement for shareholders of Evolent Health, Inc., and a $31.9 million settlement for shareholders of Perrigo Company, plc. Mr. Saltzman was also a member of the litigation team that obtained a $50 million settlement on behalf of shareholders of HD Supply Holdings, Inc. – one of the largest securities class action settlements ever achieved in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. He was a member of the litigation team that obtained a $53 million derivative settlement on behalf of New Senior Investment Group, which was the largest settlement of all time in a derivative lawsuit when measured as a percentage of the company’s total market capitalization.
Additionally, Mr. Saltzman has been a member of litigation teams that have obtained numerous other substantial recoveries on behalf of investors, including cases involving American International Group ($40 million settlement on behalf of AIG employees who invested in AIG’s company stock fund, representing one of the largest ERISA stock drop recoveries of all time), Cornerstone Therapeutics ($17.9 million for minority stockholders of Cornerstone Therapeutics whose shares were purchased in a controller buyout), and Petrobras (high percentage recovery on behalf of the state pension system in opt-out securities action).
Mr. Saltzman has been recognized for his work on behalf of investors, including being recognized by Super Lawyers as a 2022 “Rising Star” and a 2023 New York Super Lawyer.
Mr. Saltzman received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Rutgers University in 2002, and a Juris Doctor degree from Brooklyn Law School in 2011, graduating magna cum laude. During law school, Mr. Saltzman served as an editor on the Brooklyn Law Review, where he published a note and interned for the Honorable Victor Marrero in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
State of New York
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit