Elias LLC Profiled in St. Louis Business Journal

The St. Louis Business Journal recently profiled Elias LLC in a cover story, “Small Firm Sues Giant Bank Over Mexican Drug Killings.” The article focuses on Elias LLC’s new case against HSBC on behalf of U.S. victims of drug cartel terrorism.

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Elias LLC Sues HSBC on Behalf of U.S. Victims of Drug Cartel Terrorism

Elias LLC filed a lawsuit yesterday against HSBC on behalf of several innocent Americans killed by Mexican drug cartels. The plaintiffs seek to hold HSBC accountable under the Anti-Terrorism Act, a statute that creates civil liability for supporters of terrorism. HSBC was complicit in laundering billions of dollars for the drug cartels for nearly a decade leading up to the terrorist attacks on the victims.

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7th Circuit Rules in Favor of RMBS Investor Against RBS

In a securities case developed by Elias LLC attorneys at the district court level, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that global investment bank RBS must face trial on claims that it made material misrepresentations in connection with its sale of residential mortgage-backed securities to CUNA Mutual Group. CUNA Mutual seeks damages exceeding $70 million.

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Elias Profiled in a Front-Page Wall Street Journal Article

The Wall Street Journal recently featured Elias LLC partner Richard Elias in a front-page article “How a Memo Cost Big Banks $37 Billion.” The article described the critical role he played in financial-crisis prosecutions of the nation’s largest banks while at the Department of Justice.

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Elias Named a 2012 Attorney of the Year

Richard Elias was honored as one of California’s 2012 Attorneys of the Year by a leading California law journal. The Recorder profiled his work as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in a special section of the publication’s March 25, 2013 edition.

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