Individual Antitrust Cases We Have Handled
Our lawyers have represented individuals in the following antitrust cases:
Treasury Securities Antitrust Litigation
Pillsbury & Coleman, LLP currently represents borrowers whose consumer loan interest rates are tied to the rates established through the federal government’s periodic auctions of treasury securities. The defendants are major financial corporations that allegedly conspired to illegally inflate the interest rates established by the federal treasury securities auctions. Treble damages are expected to be in the billions of dollars.
Animation Workers Antitrust Litigation
Pillsbury & Coleman, LLP currently represents workers in the computer animation industry in claims against employers that allegedly agreed to suppress the amount of their wages and refrain from vigorously competing against one another for their services. Treble damages are expected to be many millions of dollars.
Antitrust Litigation Against Microsoft
Multiple cases on behalf of Microsoft’s software licensees and a separate case on behalf of a competitor for unlawful restraint of trade and unfair competition in the operating system and key business software markets.
- Microsoft Cases 1-V: Co-Lead counsel on behalf of Microsoft’s business and consumer licensees in California.
Result: $1.1 billion settlement.
- Gordon v. Microsoft: Co-counsel on behalf of Microsoft’s business and consumer licensees in Minnesota.
Result: $182 million settlement after 6 weeks of trial.