Robert Swift won a $2 billion verdict in the Marcos Human Rights Litigation (D. Hawaii), which is believed to be the largest personal injury verdict in history. He also served as co-lead counsel in the Holocaust Swiss Bank Litigation (E.D.N.Y.) and the European Insurance Holocaust Litigation (S.D.N.Y.).
In re Amino Acid Lysine
Judge Milton Shadur (N.D. Illinois) appointed the firm as sole class counsel in a nationally publicized price fixing case. The appointment followed a competitive bidding process established to select competent counsel from among 50 vying law firms. After the case settled for over $50 million
JULIN, ET AL. V CHIQUITA BRANDS
Kohn Swift represented families of five men kidnapped, held for ransom, and executed by terrorists in Colombia, in litigation against fruit producer that provided material support to the terrorists; case settled several hours before trial was set to begin.
LINDE, ET AL. V. ARAB BANK OF JORDAN
Kohn Swift represented survivors and families of victims of terrorist attacks in Israel in litigation against a bank that provided banking services to terrorist group; case settled on eve of damages phase of trial after bank lost in liability phase of trial.
U.S. V. KEITH RANIERE, et al. Kohn Swift represents several dozen witnesses in federal human trafficking criminal investigation and trial of leader of NXIVM cult.
SCORES OF NXIVM VICTIMS SUE FORMER LEADERS FOR HUMAN TRAFFICKING
EDMONDSON, ET AL. V. KEITH RANIERE, ET AL. Kohn Swift represents 80 plaintiffs in litigation involving forced labor, human trafficking and sex trafficking by leaders of NXIVM cult.
STANDING UP FOR PEACEFUL PROTESTORS
Lawsuit Filed Against Philadelphia Police for Excessive Force
ZOLITOR ET AL. V. CITY OF PHILADELPHIA Kohn Swift brought a civil rights lawsuit on behalf of protesters who were tear gassed by the Philadelphia Police during the 2020 Black Lives Matter protests.