Pork Antitrust Litigation – CGL Wins Certification of Food Preparer Class

On March 29, 2023, CGL won certification of a damages class composed of commercial food preparers, such as restaurants, that purchased pork in 27 states and the District of Columbia along with a nationwide injunctive class in In re Pork Antitrust Litigation, No. 18-cv-1776. Following In re Packaged Seafood Products Antitrust Litigation, No. 15-md-2670, this marks the second time that CGL has achieved contested class certification on behalf of a food preparer class in an antitrust matter.

CGL partner and co-lead counsel Blaine Finley briefed and argued the group’s motion for class certification and Daubert opposition.

Court Memorandum in full