The Minneapolis law firm of Heins Mills & Olson, P.L.C. is one of the premier advocates for businesses, consumers and investors in the nation's federal and state courts. We focus our practice on complex litigation, prosecuting individual and class actions to redress securities fraud, antitrust violations, and deceptive trade practices and consumer fraud. Our lawyers have successfully prosecuted more than 100 class actions, frequently in the role of lead or co-lead counsel.
The firm has represented numerous institutional investors, including state pension funds, managing billions of dollars in assets. Our institutional clients have included the Utah State Retirement Board, Teachers' Retirement System of Alabama, Employees' Retirement System of Alabama, Judicial Retirement Fund of Alabama, Public Employees' Retirement Association of Colorado, as well as certain Taft-Hartley health, welfare and pension funds. In securities litigation, the firm is counsel for the Minnesota State Board of Investment (MSBI), lead plaintiff in In re AOL Time Warner, Inc. Securities Litigation (S.D.N.Y.). As lead counsel in the case, the firm recently achieved a $2.65 billion settlement on behalf of purchasers of securities of America Online and media-giant Time Warner. The settlement is one of the five largest securities fraud class settlements in history.
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