Trends and Developments in Antitrust Class Certification: Best Strategies in Light of Recent Court Rulings

Broadcast Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
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Josh Palmer, PhD.
Thu Hoang
Daniel L. Brockett
David S. Stone


About applEcon

applEcon is an independent and respected resource for economic expertise and litigation support of attorneys, legal teams and businesses. We specialize in evaluating and quantifying the economic impact of firm conduct in antitrust and intellectual property litigation as well as regulatory economics. For more than 20 years, applEcon has been making a difference with fact-based analyses and conclusions resulting in notable and precedent-setting decisions.

Antitrust. Liability. Damages. Class Certification. Intellectual Property. Regulatory Economics.


About Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is the premier legal advisor to technology, life sciences, and growth enterprises worldwide, as well as the venture firms, private equity firms, and investment banks that finance them.

We represent companies from entrepreneurial start-ups to multibillion-dollar global corporations at every stage of development. The firm's attorneys collaborate across a comprehensive range of practice areas and industry groups to help the management, boards of directors, shareholders, and in-house counsel of our clients address their most pressing challenges and pursue their most promising opportunities. The firm is nationally recognized for providing high-quality services to address the legal solutions required by its enterprise and financial institution clients. Our services include corporate law and governance, public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, mergers and acquisitions, securities class action litigation, intellectual property litigation, antitrust counseling and litigation, joint ventures and strategic alliances, technology licensing and other intellectual property transactions, tax, and employee benefits and employment law, among other areas.


About Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

Quinn Emanuel is a 800+ lawyer business litigation firm—the largest in the world devoted solely to business litigation and arbitration with 23 global office locations. Firm lawyers have tried over 2,300 cases, winning 88% of them. When representing defendants, Quinn Emanuel’s trial experience gets better settlements or defense verdicts. When representing plaintiffs, Quinn Emanuel lawyers have won over $70 billion in judgments and settlements. Quinn Emanuel has also obtained five 9-figure jury verdicts, forty- three 9-figure settlements, and nineteen 10-figure settlements. FTI Consulting named Quinn Emanuel the biggest litigation firm in the world. The American Lawyer named Quinn Emanuel the top IP litigation firm in the U.S. and the firm as one of the top six commercial litigation firms in the country. We were voted six times as one of the four “most feared” firms by General Counsels at Fortune 500 companies — the lawyers they “least like to see” on the other side. The UK legal periodical, The Lawyer named us “International Firm of the Year.” Law360 selected us as Antitrust, Appellate, Banking, Class Action, Insurance, Product Liability, IP, White Collar, and Trials “Practice Groups of the Year.” Managing IP twice recognized us as having the “Best ITC Litigation Practice” and honored us with the “Patent Contentious West” award. Legal Business has named us “US Law Firm of the Year” three times, and our German offices have been named both IP Litigation and Patent Litigation Firm of the Year by JUVE, Germany’s most prestigious legal publication. Global Investigations Review, a leading legal periodical covering global white collar investigations, named us the “Most Impressive Investigations Practice of the Year.” Global Arbitration Review named us the 11th best arbitration practice in the world. Further information is available at


About Stone & Magnanini LLP

Named one of the Top 10 Boutique Law Firms in the U.S. by The National Law Journal, Stone & Magnanini LLP is a Firm of experienced and skilled trial attorneys, former law clerks and prosecutors trained at the best law schools and law firms in the Country. Our attorneys have significant experience both defending and prosecuting civil antitrust cases brought either as class actions or individual actions, and defending criminal antitrust matters.  Handling antitrust matters requires not only a solid grounding in the complex law of antitrust, but also a deep understanding of business practices and economics.  In cases being investigated by the government, Stone & Magnanini’s experience in dealing with the U.S. Justice Department, various U.S. Attorneys Offices and State Attorney Generals is invaluable to our clients.