Norman Siegel Appointed to Steering Committee in the Target Security Breach Litigation


Norman E. Siegel of Stueve Siegel Hanson LLP is one of three lawyers appointed to the Consumer Cases Steering Committee on behalf of consumers in the Target Corporation breach class action litigation. On May 22, 2014, U.S. District Judge Paul A. Magnuson approved the leadership team on behalf of Plaintiffs.

In December, Target revealed that hackers had apparently stolen 40 million customers' credit and debit card information and compromised 70 million customers' names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses in 2013. The litigation includes more than 80 member cases from consumers, nearly 30 from banks and four shareholder derivative actions.

The case is In re: Target Corp. Customer Data Security Breach Litigation, case number 0:14-md-02522, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.

About Norman E. Siegel

Norman E. Siegel is a founding member of the firm. Over the last 20 years, Norm has gained a reputation as a stand-out trial lawyer both locally and nationally. He has successfully tried to verdict a wide range of cases including obtaining several multi-million dollar jury verdicts. Norm has also been recognized for obtaining some of the largest settlements in the country, successfully securing hundreds of millions of dollars for his clients over the course of his career.

Norm has been named to Best Lawyers in America, has been elected a Missouri Super Lawyer, and has been named “Best of the Bar” and "Kansas City Newsmaker" by the Kansas City Business Journal. Norm was also named to Lawdragon Magazine’s 500 Leading Plaintiffs’ Lawyers in America, and named a “Local Litigation Star” by Benchmark Plaintiffs. Norm is rated AV – the highest designation a lawyer can achieve from publisher Martindale-Hubbell.  

About Stueve Siegel Hanson LLP

Stueve Siegel Hanson is a national litigation firm specializing in complex business litigation and multi-party actions, and dangerous products and personal injury cases. We have obtained substantial results for our clients in all types of litigation across the country, and have collectively been honored with dozens of awards and designations, for both our trial successes, and case results.

Stueve Siegel Hanson was named a Tier 1 firm in Kansas City, Missouri for Commercial Litigation by U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in 2014.The firm also has been named a top firm in the state of Missouri in the 2014 edition of Benchmark Plaintiff - The Definitive Guide to America's Leading Plaintiff Firms and Attorneys. The firm has received a “Highly Recommended” rating for its legal work in 2013 and 2014.

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