Judge Grants Final Approval to Settlement for Plaintiffs in Class Action Labor Antitrust “No-Poach” Lawsuit Against Duke University

This case on behalf of non-medical faculty follows Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP’s successful similar action against Duke on behalf of medical faculty that led to a $54.5 million settlement in 2019 A federal judge in North Carolina on Monday issued an order granting final approval to a settlement in the class action labor/antitrust “no-poach” lawsuit

2021-09-01T19:23:51+00:00August 31st, 2021|Antitrust, Employment Law|

Duke and UNC Accused of Unlawful “No-Poach” Agreement in Class Action Lawsuit

This case on behalf of non-medical faculty follows Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP’s successful similar action against Duke on behalf of medical faculty that led to a $54.5 million settlement in 2019. May 27, 2020, Durham, North Carolina—(BUSINESSWIRE)—Lieff Cabraser, Edelstein & Payne, and Elliot Morgan Parsonage announce the filing of a class action labor

2020-05-27T10:42:47+00:00May 27th, 2020|Antitrust, Employment Law|

Lieff Cabraser Duke/UNC “No Poach” Case Team Receives Antitrust Institute’s 2019 Private Enforcement Award

At its annual Antitrust Enforcement Awards dinner in Washington, D.C., the American Antitrust Institute formally presented its selection of leading legal practitioners and economists to be recognized as honorees for the 2019 Antitrust Enforcement Awards, a list that includes the Lieff Cabraser team that worked on the Duke/UNC case: Dean M. Harvey, Kelly M. Dermody, Brendan P. Glackin, Anne

2019-11-13T16:12:43+00:00November 13th, 2019|Antitrust, Awards, Firm News|

Lieff Cabraser Duke/UNC “No Poach” Case Team to Receive Antitrust Institute’s 2019 Private Enforcement Award

The American Antitrust Institute has announced its selection of leading legal practitioners and economists to be recognized as honorees for the 2019 Antitrust Enforcement Awards, a list that includes the Lieff Cabraser team that worked on the Duke/UNC case: Dean M. Harvey, Kelly M. Dermody, Brendan P. Glackin, Anne B. Shaver, and Yaman A. Salahi.

2019-10-15T17:30:05+00:00October 15th, 2019|Antitrust, Awards, Firm News|

Final Approval Granted to $54.5m Duke/UNC “No Poach” Antitrust Case Settlement

On September 24, 2019, the U.S. District Court Judge Catherine C. Eagles granted final approval to the proposed settlement of the Duke/UNC “No Poach” case valued at $54.5 million. The settlement includes an unprecedented role for the United States Department of Justice to monitor and enforce extensive injunctive relief. Assistant Attorney General Delrahim remarked: “Permitting the

2019-09-29T12:33:20+00:00September 29th, 2019|Antitrust|

$54.5 Million Settlement Proposed in Duke/UNC “No Poach” Employee Anticompetition Lawsuit

On May 20, 2019, a settlement valued at $54.5 million was filed in the class action lawsuit against Duke University over an alleged illegal employee-poaching agreement with the University of North Carolina. The proposed settlement came on the same day that the U.S. Department of Justice decided to intervene in the suit by filing a

2019-05-24T13:28:54+00:00May 24th, 2019|Antitrust, Employment Law|