Business Litigation And Counsel

Skilled Legal Defense In Antitrust Cases

Antitrust regulations are exceedingly complex. Compliance with both state and federal regulations is essential for avoiding costly litigation. Antitrust actions can drastically curtail the success of any business, especially if improperly handled.

The business lawyers at Rock Hutchinson, PLLP, skillfully defend clients against antitrust litigation. The firm also provides antitrust compliance counseling and training on the full range of antitrust-related issues, including:

  • Competitor communications
  • Pricing actions
  • Supply chain considerations
  • Capper-Volstead concerns

The firm’s attorneys draw on a wealth of experience navigating the complexities of state and federal antitrust law as well as trade regulations. They are also skilled in defending businesses against class action claims. They have represented Fortune 100 companies in complex business litigation and have handled landmark cases in federal district courts nationwide.

Representative Antitrust Litigation Experience

Currently lead counsel defending one of the largest egg producers in the United States in In Re: Processed Egg Products Antitrust Litigation, (MDL No 2002 E.D. PA.), a nationwide class action consolidated in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. The direct purchaser class case settled against client for no economic remuneration. The claims of several opt-out plaintiffs are proceeding.

  • Extensive antitrust class action experience, including:
    • In re: Cathrode Ray Tube (CRT) Antitrust Litigation (MDL No. 05-cv-0979 (N.D. Cali.))
    • In re: Ready-Mixed Concrete Antitrust Litigation (05-cv-0979 (S.D. Ind.))
    • Bulk Graphite Antitrust Litigation (D. N.J.)