Hausfeld, appointed as Lead Counsel in this multidistrict litigation, represents a class of merchant plaintiffs against American Express Company and American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc. (collectively, “Amex”) in connection with claims that Amex’s Non-Discrimination Provisions (or “Anti-Steering Rules”) unreasonably restrain interbrand price competition among credit and charge card networks. See In re American Express Anti-Steering Rules Antitrust Litigation, No. 11-MD-2221 (NGG)(RER) (E.D.N.Y.).
Hausfeld Partner James Gotz, while at his prior firm, successfully led the prosecution of a wrongful death case alleging that a college head football coach was exposed to neurotoxic levels of Toluene (used to resurface the college gym floor) which led to the early onset and accelerated (and fatal) course of the coach’s ALS.