Legal 500 US 2024 ranks Hausfeld as top-tier in Antitrust for the 15th consecutive year while adding new ranking for Technology & Data Breach team

In its 2024 US rankings, The Legal 500 recognizes our expertise in Antitrust and Technology and Data Breach.

For the 15th year running, Hausfeld has been recognized as a TIER 1 firm in the Antitrust – Civil Litigation/Class Actions: Plaintiff category. Ranked as one of only five firms in this top tier, the publication notes that, “Hausfeld LLP has a successful record in high-stakes cases, acting for a broad client base of public and private companies, purchaser classes, and individual plaintiffs.” The Legal 500 also names Hausfeld as “one of the top plaintiffs’ antitrust firms in the country,” and says that “the firm has a great deal of experience in handling class actions and individual cases asserting claims in the US and abroad.”

The Legal 500 also recognized the efforts of our individual attorneys:

“Scott Martin co-chairs the team from the New York office and complements his work with his distinct defense experience. In Washington DC, Michael Hausfeld has maintained an impressive track record of successful antitrust litigation with a focus on monopolization and price fixing. US Managing Partner Melinda R. Coolidge is noted for her extensive experience handling a diverse caseload of antitrust violations. Brian A. Ratner, ‘an expert in his field’, has experience at all stages of the trial process and backs up his litigation prowess with strategic advisory work. ‘Superstar’ Megan Jones co-chairs from San Francisco, while the ‘talented’ and ‘ethical’ Gary Smith is also a key name in California. In DC, Swathi Bojedla is growing the practice’s expertise by assisting athletes and sporting organizations who have fallen foul of anticompetitive business practices.”

The complete list of ranked Hausfeld attorneys in the Antitrust, Civil Litigation/Class Actions Plaintiff category are as follows:

Hall of Fame

  • Michael D. Hausfeld
  • Brian A. Ratner
  • Megan E. Jones

Leading Lawyers

  • Melinda R. Coolidge

Additionally, this year, Hausfeld’s “Technology & Data Privacy” team was ranked as a Tier 4 ranking in the US > Media, technology, and telecom > Cyber Law (including Data Privacy and Data Protection) category. Hausfeld is the only plaintiffs firm recognized in this category. The Legal 500 observed that “Hausfeld LLP fields a team of experienced plaintiff-side counsel in its technology and data breach team, involved in high profile cybersecurity and data privacy litigation seeking compensation for victims of data breaches and privacy violations. James Pizzirusso leads both the data breach, privacy, and consumer protection teams from Washington DC, appointed by courts to leadership positions in a number of successful class actions. In Philadelphia, Jeanine Kenney leverages longstanding public policy experience; San Francisco-based Megan Jones and DC-based Swathi Bojedla are also key names.”

Many congratulations to the team and a special thank you to all our clients and referees for their ongoing support.

View full Civil Litigation/Class Action: Plaintiff list here.

View full Cyber Law list here

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