Lieff Cabraser recognized as one of the leading antitrust law firms named by Huntington Bank and UC Hastings Law in the recently-issued “2021 Antitrust Annual Report: Class Action Filings in Federal Court”

Huntington Bank and the Center for Litigation and Courts at UC Hastings Law have released their fourth annual Private Antitrust Enforcement Report, a survey which compiles data from all antitrust enforcement class actions filed in US federal court from 2009 through 2021. We are proud to announce that Lieff Cabraser is ranked among the leading firms in three categories:

  • Top 50 Cases with Settlements Reaching Final Approval 2009-2021
  • Top 25 Lead Counsel in Number of Settlements Filed
  • Top 25 Lead Counsel in Class Recovery

The firm’s landmark cases listed in the Top 50 Cases with Settlements Reaching Final Approval include:

  • Lithium Ion Batteries price-fixing litigation
  • Duke/UNC “No Poach” Employee Anticompetition Lawsuit challenging structural inequities in higher education
  • TFT-LCD (Flat Panel) Antitrust Litigation
  • High-Tech Employee Antitrust Litigation
  • Haley Paint Co. v. E.I. Dupont De Nemours and Co. et al. representing direct purchasers of titanium dioxide against titanium dioxide manufacturers for conspiring to fix prices

Congratulations to the Lieff Cabraser Antitrust Team and all the other named firms on this prestigious recognition!

About Lieff Cabraser

Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, is a 120-attorney AV-rated law firm founded in 1972 with offices in San Francisco, New York, Nashville, and Munich. Recognized as a “Plaintiffs’ Powerhouse” by Law360, Lieff Cabraser has litigated some of the most important civil cases in the United States and has assisted clients in recovering over $124 billion in verdicts and settlements. In March of 2020, Benchmark Litigation named Lieff Cabraser its “California Plaintiff Firm of the Year”; in January of 2021, The American Lawyer named our firm its “Boutique Litigation Firm of the Year.” Lieff Cabraser is committed to access to justice for all.

Lieff Cabraser Antitrust Team — National Recognition Year After Year

We have won recognition for 2020 from Best Lawyers and Legal 500 for our antitrust team’s groundbreaking work, and individual recognition from the National Law Journal and Law360 for practice group Chair Brendan P. Glackin as well as accolades from Legal 500 for “Next Generation Partners” Katherine Benson and Lin Chan.

In 2019, we won the American Antitrust Institute’s 2019 Outstanding Antitrust Litigation Achievement in Private Law Practice award for our work on the Duke/UNC Employee “No-Poach” litigation that led to a settlement valued at over $54 million and institutional changes at Duke and UNC for their hospitals’ employees. In 2017, we won the same award for our work on the seminal Cipro drug antitrust case that led to settlements of $399 million (exceeding plaintiffs’ damages estimate by approximately $68 million in a result the California Superior Court described as “extraordinary.”).

In 2016, we were named “Experts in Competition and Antitrust Law” by Global Competition Review. In 2013, The Recorder recognized our antitrust lawyers as finalists for its first ever California Antitrust Litigation Department of the Year Award.

In 2012, The Daily Journal selected our antitrust practice group as one of the top five practice groups of leading California law firms, observing:

“With De Beers, it was a monopoly on diamonds. With vitamin makers, price-fixing. No matter the transgression, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP will avenge it. Because of that tenacity, the firm’s antitrust practice group over the past 20 years has evolved into one of the most formidable in the state.”

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