Trends and Developments on Antitrust Class Certification: Legal and Economic Issues Explored

Broadcast Date: Tuesday, August 18, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
Sophie Meadows
Kenina Lee
Anne Gron
Craig Benson

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About Edgeworth Economics

Edgeworth Economics is an economic and quantitative consulting firm that provides economic analysis and expert testimony for clients facing complex litigation, regulatory, and other challenges involving antitrust, class certification, intellectual property, and labor and employment. Edgeworth’s expert economists, statisticians, data analysts, and other professionals assist clients with innovative solutions rooted in the rigorous application of economic principles and hard data. Organizations including leading law firms, Fortune 500 companies, and government agencies rely on Edgeworth Economics to help them navigate through their most critical legal disputes and other challenges.

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About Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP

Axinn combines the skills, experience and dedication of the world's largest firms with the focus, responsiveness, efficiency and attention to client needs of the best boutiques. The firm was established in the late 1990s by lawyers from premier Wall Street firms with a common vision: provide the highest level of service and strategic acumen in antitrust, intellectual property and high-stakes litigation. Axinn’s lawyers have served as lead or co-lead counsel on nearly half a trillion dollars in transactions and, in the last 10 years alone, have handled more than 250 litigations.

Website: https://www.axinn.com/

About AlixPartners, LLP

AlixPartners is a global consulting firm that specializes in helping businesses successfully address their most complex and critical challenges. Our Economics Practice assists clients in complex antitrust litigation and merger review by combining state-of-the-art economics tools with industry and subject matter expertise. Our experts have worked on a series of high-profile, class action matters addressing common impact, liability, and antitrust damages. Using a variety of economic and statistical approaches, we study issues of overcharge,  pass-through, and damages to both direct and indirect purchasers. Our capabilities were recently enhanced by the acquisition of Matrix Economics, creating a best-in-class antitrust and competition offering for clients globally.

Website: https://www.alixpartners.com/

About Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP is a firm of more than 1,000 lawyers with diverse backgrounds, personalities, ideas and interests who provide innovative and effective solutions to our clients’ most complex legal and business challenges. The firm represents some of the world’s largest publicly and privately held corporations, financial institutions and asset managers, and clients needing pro bono assistance.

Paul, Weiss is widely recognized as having market-leading practices in public M&A, private equity, litigation, white-collar & regulatory defense, and bankruptcy & corporate reorganization, along with equally strong practices in employee benefits & executive compensation, intellectual property, personal representation, real estate and tax law.

Website: https://www.paulweiss.com/

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