Complex Civil Litigation

Freedman Boyd Hollander Goldberg Urias & Ward, P.A. represents individuals, consumers, and businesses in complex litigation, including class, collective, and mass actions, in state and federal courts, and before arbitrators. Our practice includes enforcing federal and state antitrust laws, remedying violations of federal securities laws, consumer protections, and complex commercial litigation. We have obtained class action settlements and awards totaling billions of dollars.

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.
  • David Freedman and David Urias obtained a multi-million dollar jury verdict for a small business in a contract dispute with Los Alamos National Laboratories.
  • Joseph Goldberg and Frank Davis are counsel for a class of juvenile cancer patients and their families in a loss of chance class action against the University of New Mexico Hospital brought to remedy substandard juvenile cancer care provided by the hospital.
  • Our attorneys have participated and taken leadership positions in a number of national class actions, including 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.


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.