Douglas A. Millen
Mr. Millen devotes his practice to prosecuting direct purchaser, price-fixing class actions and has played a key role in many of the most successful price-fixing cases in the United States. Most recently, in the Southern District of New York, Mr. Millen was appointed of the co-lead counsel in the Daniel Gordon, et al. v. Amadeus IT Group S.A., et al., 1:15-cv-05457 (S.D.N.Y.) (“GDS Antitrust Litigation”) by Judge Katherine Polk Failla.
Northern District of California, Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers appointed Mr. Millen to the Direct Purchaser Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in In re Lithium Ion Batteries Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 2420 (N.D. Cal.). He has extensive experience litigating complex commercial matters, with an emphasis on cases involving antitrust, consumer protection, securities and contract law claims. Mr. Millen also has substantial experience in electronic discovery matters and the leveraging of technology to achieve effective and efficient client advocacy. He formerly chaired the Technology Committee at Much Shelist Freed and has handled many complicated electronic discovery issues.
Mr. Millen has played a prominent role in many of the largest antitrust cases in recent history – including In re Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) Antitrust Litigation, MDL 1486 (N.D. Cal.), In re Vitamins Antitrust Litigation, MDL 1285 (D.D.C.), and In re Rubber Chemicals Antitrust Litigation, MDL 1648 (N.D. Cal.) – and his efforts have assisted in the recovery of billions of dollars for class members. Among other cases, Mr. Millen is presently involved in In re Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) Antitrust Litigation, MDL 1917 (N.D. Cal.), In re American Express Anti-Steering Rules Antitrust Litigation (No. II), MDL 2221 (E.D.N.Y.), and In re Rail Freight Fuel Surcharge Antitrust Litigation, MDL 1869 (D.D.C.) He has also provided antitrust compliance consultation for large, multi-national companies.
Mr. Millen is a graduate of the University of Michigan (B.G.S., 1991) and University of Illinois College of Law (J.D. magna cum laude, 1994). In 1994, he was admitted to the New York and Connecticut State Bars; and in 1995 he was admitted to the Illinois State Bar. He is also admitted to practice in the Northern and Southern Districts of Illinois. Mr. Millen is a member of the American Bar Association, Antitrust Section and the Chicago Bar Association. Prior to founding FKLM, Mr. Millen was a partner at Much Shelist Freed, where he practiced with the class action group from November 1995 through December 31, 2006.