We represent businesses in bringing claims arising under the federal and state antitrust laws to prosecute anticompetitive conduct by large companies seeking to squash competition. We are particularly experienced at representing wholesalers and distributors at bringing claims against national manufacturers.
Please contact us if you would like to learn more about our abilities in handling lawsuits and arbitrations involving the federal Sherman Act, the federal Clayton Act, the federal Robinson-Patman Act, the California Cartwright Act, and California Unfair Competition Law.
The firm’s successes at antitrust litigation include:
$44.4 million jury verdict on federal antitrust and breach of contract claims brought by our client, a small cigarillo manufacturer, against the largest cigarillo manufacturer in the United States. This verdict has been recognized as the largest antitrust verdict in the state of California for the year 2016. (Trendsettah, et al. v. Swisher Int’l)
Currently representing a class of food and beverage wholesalers in a class action against the manufacturer of 5-Hour Energy® products for engaging in price discrimination by giving secret price discounts on those products to certain favored national wholesalers that were not made available to the class.