Antitrust

Since 1991, Freedman Boyd Hollander Goldberg Urias & Ward, P.A. has been involved in many of the nation’s largest and most complex antitrust class actions litigated in federal courts.  Not only do our attorneys have deep experience in class action procedure, antitrust economics, expert preparation, and complex discovery management and practice, but also are real trial lawyers.  Our attorneys have represented plaintiff classes, direct action plaintiffs, and corporate defendants in antitrust matters across many industries.

Representative matters include:

  • Joseph Goldberg was lead trial counsel for the plaintiffs in In re Urethene Litigation, Civil No. 04-md-1616-JWL (United States District Court, District of Kansas) in which the jury awarded more than $400 million in damages. The jury verdict, trebled to a judgment of over $1 billion, was the largest jury verdict in the United States in 2013 and reported to be the largest price-fixing verdict in the history of the Sherman Antitrust Act.
  • Our attorneys have participated and taken leadership positions in many national class actions, including In re Domestic Air Transportation Antitrust Litigation, Commercial Explosives Price-Fixing Litigation, Polypropylene Carpet Antitrust Litigation, Nasdaq Marketmakers Antitrust Litigation, Specialty Steel Antitrust Litigation, Bulk Vitamins Antitrust Litigation, Visa/Mastercard Interchange Fee Antitrust Litigation, among others.

 

 

 

RECENT NEWS

Freedman Boyd Hollander Goldberg Urias & Ward P.A. lawyers were successful in obtaining Presidential clemency for their client, Chelsea Manning, which reduced her sentence from 35 years to 7 years and resulted in her release and continue to represent Ms. Manning in the underlying appeal of her conviction in the military courts.