William Lerach Net Worth

Net Worth: $900 Million
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  • Source of Wealth:

    Law
  • Age:

    72
  • Birth Place:

    Ohio River Valley, Midwestern United States
  • Marital Status:

    Married (Star Soltan)
  • Full Name:

    William Shannon Lerach
  • Nationality:

    American
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About William Shannon Lerach

William Shannon Lerach is a famous American lawyer who specialized on private securities class action lawsuits in 30 years of his career as an attorney. Throughout his legal career, Lerach has recovered around $45 billion for the defrauded shareholders. Around 75% of all his class action lawsuits were filed against directors and corporate officers of the largest corporations in the UK due for stock fraud, insider trading and stock manipulation charges.

He was involved in many controversial cases involving large companies and popular personalities such as Disney, Enron, Goldman Sachs, WorldCom, Credit Suisse First Boston, Apple Computer, RJ Reynolds, Drexel Burnham, Citibank, and AOL Time Warner.

However in 2007, he served a two-year prison sentence, after pleading guilty of obstruction of justice. In 2009, he was disbarred.

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Earnings 2016

Earnings Jun. 2016
Estimated annual earnings as the lawyer who specialized in private securities class action lawsuits
$8,500,000
Earning Turned Donation Jun. 2016
Money donated for William Lerach's fundraising event
$400,000

Earnings 2010

Asset Oct. 2010
Purchase value of William Lerach's La Jolla Farms home
$24,000,000
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