What is the class action claim?

Bettcher Industries allegedly short-changed certain employee participants in the Bettcher ESOP when it cashed out certain employee shareholders in 2017 at a lower than market value price, then re-sold the stock to a third-party investor, MPE Partners, at a higher valuation price. 

Who can join this class action?

Any former Bettcher Industries, Inc. employee who earned and were vested in shares of the Bettcher Industries, Inc. ESOP and received a cash distribution in 2017 or later.

Is there any cost to me?

No.  All plaintiff firms are litigating this case on a contingency fee basis.

How can I help &/or participate?

     1. We are interested in reviewing certain documents involving the Bettcher Industries, Inc. ESOP: 

  • Summary Plan Description (SPD)
  • Annual Letters stating ESOP shares value
  • Statements – Please feel free to blackout any personal data

Please email to mk@mk-llc.com or fax to 646-546-5755.

  1. Refer other current or former Bettcher Industries, Inc. employees by sharing this page and or posting on social media (FB, LinkedIn).
  2. Join the case as a plaintiff Class Representative.

Read about Class Representative Duties.

Please feel free to email mk@mk-llc.com or call 646-546-5664 with any additional questions.

Online Retainer Instructions

  1. Please carefully read and check box "Part I -– Class Representative Duties"
  2. Please complete "Part II - Client Contact & Employment Information."
  3. Make sure all the required fields are filled out and as many of the optional fields as possible.
  4. Please carefully read & sign the Retainer Agreement
  5. Click the "Click to Sign" button to submit your signed agreement.
  6. Check for an email from "Adobe Sign" and click the "Confirm my email address" link to verify your signature and complete the process.
  7. One of our Attorneys will contact & speak with you by phone to finalize your joining this case. Please note: You must have a phone conversation with one of our Attorneys to complete your retention as a client of MKLLC LAW.