Arthur N. Bailey, Jr.
Arthur Bailey is a partner in Hausfeld's San Francisco office. Arthur values the opportunity to represent clients of all types who have suffered significant wrongs. Like others at Hausfeld, he is motivated to ensure that all persons, regardless of wealth or status, are able to find justice through the courts. Arthur shares the firm’s global vision, its emphasis on civil rights and human rights cases, and its desire to boldly pursue cases that seek to push the boundaries of and developments in the law. Arthur enjoys the legal analysis and critical thinking inherent in overcoming the challenges necessary to successfully solve the client’s problems.
Arthur’s primary areas of practice are in consumer, antitrust and other complex litigation matters. He has litigated cases in the technology, automotive and agricultural industries, and in sports and entertainment law. His cases include In re Aftermarket Automotive Lighting Products Litigation, MDL 2007 (C.D. Cal.), a case alleging a conspiracy by automotive manufacturers to fix prices of aftermarket auto lights and lamps (settlements in aggregate over $50 million); In re Fresh and Process Potatoes Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 2186 (D. Idaho), alleging price fixing and supply reduction conspiracy in the potato industry; In re Blue Cross Blue Shield Antitrust Litigation, MDL. No. 2406, (N.D. Al.), alleging a scheme by Blue Cross Blue Shield to restrict competition and fix prices in the health care insurance industry; In re Student-Athlete Name & Likeness Licensing Litigation (N.D. Cal.) a case alleging antitrust violations by the NCAA and its member schools involving the commercial use of the likenesses of its student-athletes. Arthur also represents musicians in several class actions seeking to compensate recording artists for unpaid royalties from their record labels for sales of digital downloads ($22 million in pending settlements).
Arthur also had the privilege of representing the California Teachers’ Association and the National Education Association in litigation in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court, authoring amicus curia briefs on their behalf in support of the right of gays and lesbians to marry.