Enron Settlement: $7.2 Billion To Shareholders, $688 Million To Lawyers


Publish Date:
September 9, 2008
The Houston Chronicle
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Stanford Law’s Securities Class Action Clearinghouse is referenced in a Houston Chronicle story about a record settlement between Enron and its shareholders resulting from a class action lawsuit following the company’s bankruptcy in 2001:

The $7.2 billion in settlements is the largest ever in U.S. securities litigation. The second-largest was WorldCom’s $6.1 billion, according to the Securities Class Action Clearinghouse at Stanford University.

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