Freed Kanner serves as co-lead counsel for a proposed class of merchants seeking equitable and injunctive relief. Plaintiffs allege, inter alia, that certain of Visa and Mastercard rules, including anti-steering restraints and default interchange fees, working in tandem have caused artificially inflated interchange fees paid by merchants on credit and debit card transactions from January 1, 2004 through the present.

Freed Kanner attorneys serve court appointed roles both on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee, and as Liaison Counsel in this multidistrict, antitrust class action accusing the 15 primary industry players of fixing television advertising prices.
Freed Kanner partner Kimberly Justice serves as co-lead counsel in this multidistrict litigation arising from over a decade of alleged manipulation of financial instruments linked to the Chicago Board Options Exchange’s (“CBOE”) Volatility Index, the “VIX,” and the opaque settlement process the CBOE designed for certain of those instruments

FKLM is serving as interim liaison counsel and managing discovery efforts in this class action alleging that drivers/distributors are improperly classified by Pepperidge Farm as “independent contractors” in order to wrongfully deny them certain compensation and other benefits.

FKLM  is serving as interim co-lead counsel on behalf of indirect purchasers (end-payors) of brand or generic Opana ER, an opioid painkiller, in this antitrust “pay-for-delay” case brought under the laws of 30 states.

FKLM attorneys managed a variety of critical discovery matters in this antitrust case brought on behalf of former collegiate athletes.

$40 Million

Recovered for the Class

FKLM is serving as interim liaison counsel this class action alleging that the major U.S. manufacturers of a critical medical product, intravenous saline solution (“IV Saline Solution”), conspired to restrict output and artificially fix, raise, maintain and/or stabilize the prices of IV Saline Solution sold throughout the United States, under the pretext of a supply shortage.

FKLM served as co-lead counsel on behalf of direct purchaser plaintiffs in this nationwide class action involving monopolization claims under Section 2 of the Sherman Act. The case resulted in a settlement of over $50 million.

$50 Million

Recovered for the Class

As co-lead counsel for a class of direct purchasers of containerboard and related products in this antitrust price-fixing case, FKLM recovered $376 million dollars through settlement after more than 7 years of heavily contested litigation. One distribution of settlement funds has already been made to the class and a second distribution is expected later in 2019.

FKLM is serving as class counsel for the Direct Purchaser Plaintiffs in this antitrust class action alleging anti-competitive conduct committed to artificially raise the pricing of broiler chickens by the defendant chicken producers.