American Antitrust Institute Pens Letter of Opposition to Department of Justice Over DOJ’s “Misguided” Approach Toward Fast Food Franchise No-Poach Employee Restriction Agreements

Fast food worker no-poach blog

On Thursday May 2, 2019 the American Antitrust Institute submitted a thirteen-page letter to the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice expressing concerns that the DOJ’s recent Statement of Interest relating to fast food franchise employee “no-poach” cases “threatens to lead district courts astray and discourage antitrust challenges to patently anticompetitive labor-market restraints that exploit the most vulnerable workers in the franchise sector.” The Antitrust Institute, along with many other employee rights organizations and advocates, contends that the practice of restricting employees from moving from one store to another within the same franchise violates antitrust laws and causes workers’ wages to be lower than they would otherwise be if not limited by the resulting reductions in career mobility and advancement. [Read more…]

Lieff Cabraser Cipro Team Recognized as Honorees for AAI 2017 Antitrust Enforcement Awards

Lieff Cabraser Cipro Team Recognized as Honoree for AAI 2017 Antitrust Enforcement Awards

The American Antitrust Institute has announced its selection of leading practioners and economists to be recognized as honorees for the 2017 Antitrust Enforcement Awards. Lieff Cabraser’s team shared the AAI’s award for Outstanding Private Practice Antitrust Achievement, and partner Lin Chan won the Institute’s prestigious solo award for Outstanding Antitrust Litigation Achievement by a Young Lawyer. [Read more…]

Dean Harvey to Discuss Future of Antitrust Enforcement at American Antitrust Institute Young Lawyers Breakfast

Dean Harvey Discusses Future of Private Antitrust Enforcement

Lieff Cabraser partner Dean M. Harvey will participate in a panel discussion titled “The Future of Private Antitrust Enforcement” at the American Antitrust Institute’s (AAI) Young Lawyers Breakfast on November 18, 2015. [Read more…]