Lieff Cabraser attorneys Lin Y. Chan and Dean M. Harvey spoke at the Bar Association of San Francisco’s Antitrust for HR: No-Poach and Wage Fixing Agreements seminar on January 16, 2018. Ms. Chan moderated the panel, and Mr. Harvey participated in the discussion.

Presented by the Antitrust Section along with the Labor and Employment Law and Litigation Sections, the seminar covered how antitrust laws apply in the HR context, degrees of risk in non-solicitation agreements, areas in which plaintiffs are bringing non-solicitation cases, issues and strategies in litigating non-solicitation cases, and compensation benchmarking and surveys.

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About Lin Chan

A partner in Lieff Cabraser’s San Francisco office, Ms. Chan has represented plaintiffs in employment, whistleblower law, and antitrust cases. Her successes at the firm include representing direct purchasers of titanium dioxide against the titanium dioxide manufacturers for conspiring to fix prices. She has worked extensively on the case’s trial preparation, including drafting and arguing motions in limine. In 2013, the case settled before trial for $163 million.

About Dean Harvey

A partner in Lieff Cabraser’s San Francisco office, Dean Harvey represents individuals and companies in antitrust, business tort, employment, and intellectual property litigation. His cases seek to remedy and prevent wrongful conduct by dominant firms. These precedent-setting lawsuits concern a wide variety of industries and markets. Remedies include reimbursing purchasers who have overpaid for price-fixed products; preventing monopolists from stifling innovation and eliminating competition; and obtaining damages for businesses, inventors, and copyright owners.

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