NEW YORK, May 03, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP announces that Regina Calcaterra, Esquire, has joined the firm as a partner in its New York office.  Ms. Calcaterra has extensive experience representing public and labor pension funds in complex securities litigation.

Ms. Calcaterra comes to Wolf Haldenstein with twenty-eight years of legal and policy-making experience in both the private and public sectors including executive level positions for the State of New York and the County of Suffolk. Prior to her recent public service, Ms. Calcaterra was a partner in a securities litigation practice where she represented large institutional investors including US and European public and labor pension funds who were victims of financial fraud. Such matters included In re WorldCom Securities Litigation, In re Merrill Lynch Securities Litigation and In re McKesson Securities Litigation.

Ms. Calcaterra said, “Joining the team of Wolf Haldenstein provides me the opportunity to work for one of the premier litigation firms in the United States. Wolf Haldenstein’s depth of experience, skilled litigators, history of providing quality representation and highly successful track record in litigating complex class actions provide an excellent platform as we work towards expanding the firm’s securities litigation practice.”

Peter Harrar, a managing partner of the firm, said, “We are excited to have Regina join our team.  Her background and experience are a great fit and we look forward to our growth opportunities together.”

Wolf Haldenstein has long experience in the prosecution of class actions and derivative litigation in state and federal trial and appellate courts across the country. The firm has attorneys in various practice areas including securities, investor rights, antitrust, wage and hour, consumer rights, and civil rights, and has offices in New York, Chicago and San Diego.  The reputation and expertise of the firm in complex class litigation has been repeatedly recognized by the courts in multi-district and other large-scale litigation.

Contact:

Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP 
Peter Harrar, Esquire
Email: Harrar@whafh.com
Tel: (212) 545-4600