CGL partner Victoria Sims co-authored the cover article in the inaugural issue of a major new legal publication, the Class Action Monthly, with highly respected Philadelphia attorney and COSAL President Robert Kitchenoff. The article, titled “Running Up Against the Illinois Brick Wall,” discusses the pressing need for states without statutes permitting indirect purchaser recoveries under their antitrust laws to seriously consider passing such legislation.
Ms. Sims was awarded the American Antitrust Institute’s Outstanding Litigation Achievement by a Junior Lawyer Award (2017) for her work in the Automotive Parts Antitrust Litigation, 12-md-02311 (E.D. Mich), where she successfully represented automobile dealerships in thirty jurisdictions and recovered approximately $400 million on their behalf. Ms. Sims is currently Interim Co-Lead counsel for Reseller Plaintiffs in the Hard Disk Drive Suspension Assemblies Antitrust Litigation, 3:19-md-02918-MMC (N.D. Cal.) and also represents independent pharmacies and hospitals in Generic Pharmaceuticals Pricing Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 2724 (E.D. Pa.).
Ms. Sims is also the co-author of “Proposals for Reform” a chapter in Private Enforcement of the Antitrust Law in the United States (edited by Albert A. Foer and Randy M. Stutz) (2012) as well as Remediation and Deterrence: The Real Requirements of the Vindication Doctrine (2013) (George Washington Law Review).