Generic Drugs Price-Fixing

In re: Generic Pharmaceuticals Pricing Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 2724 (U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania) CGL has been appointed Lead Counsel in this price-fixing case that state enforcers have described as a “massive conspiracy” that “could be the largest cartel case in the history of the United States.”  The Court appointed CGL [...]

2018-11-15T20:09:38+00:00November 15th, 2018|Antitrust, Cases|

Pork Antitrust Litigation

In re: Pork Antitrust Litigation, Case No. 18-1776 (U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota) CGL was recently appointed by the Court to represent commercial and institutional indirect purchasers of pork products in a class action lawsuit alleging a price-fixing conspiracy to artificially inflate prices for pork products sold in the United States. For [...]

2018-11-06T20:36:00+00:00November 6th, 2018|Antitrust, Cases|

Titanium Dioxide Indirect Purchaser Litigation

Jan Harrison, et al. v. E. I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company, et al., Case No. 5:13-cv-01180-BLF (U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California). The $3.5 million settlement of this  lawsuit was finally approved by Judge Beth Labson Freeman on October 22, 2018.  It alleged that United States producers of titanium dioxide [...]

2018-11-06T20:16:16+00:00August 3rd, 2016|Antitrust, Cases, Complex Litigation|

Packaged Seafood Products Antitrust Litigation

In re: Packaged Seafood Products Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 2670 (U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California) CGL has been appointed by the Court to represent commercial food preparer indirect purchasers of tuna fish products in a class action lawsuit alleging a price-fixing conspiracy to artificially inflate prices for packaged tuna products sold [...]

2018-11-06T20:33:53+00:00July 28th, 2016|Antitrust, Cases, Complex Litigation|

Natural Gas Antitrust Cases

The counties of Los Angeles and San Bernardino retained CGL to pursue litigation against El Paso Natural Gas Co. and Sempra Natural Gas, suppliers of natural gas in Southern California. We alleged collusion to restrict supply of natural gas, creating subsequent dramatic price increases. Serving as co-counsel for both counties as well as several public [...]

2018-01-14T19:52:42+00:00August 18th, 2014|Accomplishments, Antitrust, Complex Litigation|

Visa/MasterCard

The Attorney General of West Virginia appointed Jonathan Cuneo and Daniel Cohen to prosecute an action against Visa/MasterCard for alleged violations of West Virginia's consumer and antitrust statutes. The case involved a policy maintained by Visa and MasterCard that required merchants to accept Visa/MasterCard debit cards if, as nearly all merchants do, they also accepted [...]

2018-01-14T19:52:42+00:00August 6th, 2014|Accomplishments, Antitrust, Complex Litigation|

Disposable Contact Lens Antitrust Litigation

Our firm was part of a team that recovered $92 million from Johnson and Johnson for consumers in this case against collusion in the disposable contact lens industry. Major manufacturers of disposable contact lenses conspired with the American Optometric Association to boycott sales to online and 1-800 contact lens suppliers, who were selling the lenses [...]

2018-01-14T19:52:42+00:00August 6th, 2014|Accomplishments, Antitrust, Complex Litigation|

NCAA

In re: NCAA Student-Athlete Name & Likeness Licensing Litigation, Civil Action No. 4:09-cv-01967 (U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California). Our firm is involved in a class action involving thousands of former Division 1 men's basketball and football players who allege the NCAA violated federal antitrust law, by unlawfully preventing former players from [...]

2018-01-14T19:51:32+00:00May 12th, 2014|Antitrust, Cases, Complex Litigation|

AUTO PARTS PRICE-FIXING ANTITRUST LITIGATION

In re: Automotive Parts Antitrust Litigation, Case No. 12-md-02311 (E.D. Mich.).   The U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division, in the largest international antitrust investigation in its history, has charged 48 companies and 65 executives, and collected more than $2.9 billion in fines stemming from its investigation into price fixing, bid rigging, and other anticompetitive [...]

2018-11-26T15:10:07+00:00May 12th, 2014|Antitrust, Cases, Complex Litigation|