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The Fierberg National Law Group remains the only legal team focused on representing families, survivors, and others in lawsuits and other legal proceedings nationwide involving fraternity hazing, school violence, serious personal injury, wrongful death, sexual assault, Title IX violations, and other misconduct.
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Our lawyers create, then lead, legal teams that merge our national expertise with the capabilities of local attorneys to get you the best legal representation. Our attorneys have the training, experience, and confidence necessary to overcome tough legal obstacles and well-heeled lawyers, wherever located.
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We have obtained over $330 Million in verdicts and settlements against individuals, corporations, fraternities, educational institutions, enablers, and con-apologists responsible for harming our clients. Plus, we have established legal precedent in numerous states, in both Federal and State Courts, and created legacies for our clients.
Desdunes, Estate of George vs. Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity and Individual Defendants

Desdunes, Estate of George vs. Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity and Individual Defendants

Established precedent in New York and obtained a confidential multi-million dollar settlement.

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DeVercelly, Estate of Gary, Jr. vs. Rider University, Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity, and Individual Defendants

DeVercelly, Estate of Gary, Jr. vs. Rider University, Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity, and Individual Defendants

The settlement had two primary components, one of which is confidential, the other includes fundamental, ground-breaking changes at Rider University.

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Kansas State University Title IX Lawsuit

Kansas State University Title IX Lawsuit

Our lawsuit filed against Kansas State University by two former students, who were sexually assaulted, has been given clearance to proceed by the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.

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Virginia Tech Massacre Settlement

Virginia Tech Massacre Settlement

$11 Million settlement and a lifetime of healthcare for all victims, plus non-monetary assistance.

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Ex-MLB Player Chad Curtis’ Sexual Assault of 4 Student-Athletes

Ex-MLB Player Chad Curtis’ Sexual Assault of 4 Student-Athletes

Obtained a $1.8 Million verdict on behalf of one of our clients in Federal Court. All four women settled with Lakewood Public Schools and its Board of Education in Western Michigan for $575,000.

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Ooltewah High School Sexual Assault Case

Ooltewah High School Sexual Assault Case

Accepted a substantial, six-figure settlement before trial.

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Notable Fraternity Hazing & Wrongful Death Cases

Bailey, Estate of Gordon Lynn vs. Chi Psi Fraternity and Individual Defendants Colorado District Court, Boulder County, Case No. 2006CV424
Braham, Estate of Marquise vs. Pennsylvania State University Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, Dauphin County, Case No. 2016CV4288
Culolias, Estate of Jack vs. Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity and Individual Defendants Arizona Superior Court, Maricopa County, Case No. CV2014-007357
Desdunes, Estate of George vs. Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity and Individual Defendants New York Supreme Court, Kings County, Index No. 500460/2011
DeVercelly, Estate of Gary, Jr. vs. Rider University, Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity, and Individual Defendants New Jersey Superior Court, Mercer County, Law Division, Docket No.: MER-L-003199-07
Dhanens, Estate of Philip vs. Theta Chi Fraternity and Individual Defendants California Superior Court, Fresno County, Case No. 13 CEGG 00801
Griffin, Estate of Brett vs. Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity and Individual Defendants Delaware Superior Court, New Castle County, C.A. No. 09C-04-067-JAP
Gruver, Estate of Maxwell vs. Louisiana State University, Phi Delta Theta Fraternity and Individual Defendants United States District Court, Middle District of Louisiana, Case No. 3:18 CV 00772-SDD-EWD
Higuchi, Estate of Ross vs. Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity and Individual Defendants Colorado District Court, Boulder County, Case No. 2012CV2380
Liu, Estate of Chun “Michael” Deng vs. Pi Delta Psi Fraternity and Individual Defendants Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, Monroe County, Case No. 3028CV2015
Mason, Estate of Samuel vs. Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity and Individual Defendants Virginia Circuit Court, Fairfax County, Case No. 2012-04085
Nizamutdinova, Estate of Rustam vs. Kappa Sigma Fraternity and Individual Defandants Louisiana District Court, Lafayette County, Case No. 20175360
Partamian, Estate of Arman vs. The “PIGS” Fraternity and Individual Defendants New York Supreme Court, Queens County, Index No. 26069/09
Starkey, Estate of Carson vs. Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity and Individual Defendants California Superior Court, San Luis Obispo County, Case No. CV 09 0534

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1
Law Firm
The Fierberg National Law Group remains the only legal team focused on representing families, survivors, and others in lawsuits and other legal proceedings nationwide involving fraternity hazing, school violence, serious personal injury, wrongful death, sexual assault, Title IX violations, and other misconduct.
50
States
Our lawyers create, then lead, legal teams that merge our national expertise with the capabilities of local attorneys to get you the best legal representation. Our attorneys have the training, experience, and confidence necessary to overcome tough legal obstacles and well-heeled lawyers, wherever located.
View Cases
330
Million
We have obtained over $330 Million in verdicts and settlements against individuals, corporations, fraternities, educational institutions, enablers, and con-apologists responsible for harming our clients. Plus, we have established legal precedent in numerous states, in both Federal and State Courts, and created legacies for our clients.

Fraternity & Campus Hazing

Holding individuals & organizations accountable to victims of hazing, sexual violence, and other misconduct for over 25 years.

Sexual Abuse, Assault & Discrimination

Providing meaningful options for victims of sexual violence to obtain justice by holding responsible parties accountable.

Personal Injury & Wrongful Death

Delivering unprecedented financial results and peace of mind to people seeking compensation for serious personal injuries or wrongful death.

Business & Non-Profit

Our lawyers represent local, national, and international businesses and non-profits, protecting them in transactions and lawsuits.

You have served your clients so well and at the same time distinguished yourselves as first class, effective, efficient, practical and collaborative attorneys who know how to deal with the big issues. While tough on substance, you were smooth on style. That is a difficult combination to pull off.

- John McCammon, Founder of The McCammon Group, Commenting on the Resolution of the Civil Claims from the Virginia Tech Massacre

An unorthodox and potentially precedent-setting lawsuit against Louisiana State University alleges officials ignore fraternity hazing but protect sororities...Gentry McCreary, Chief Executive Officer of Dyad Strategies said,  “the initial strategy was ‘brilliant,’ as many institutions would be tempted to settle during this phase in the legal proceedings.” Peter Lake, Director of the Center of Excellence in Higher Education Law and Policy at Stetson University in Florida said, “Fierberg is leading one of the most significant college discipline lawsuits in higher education.”

- Inside Higher Ed