Legal 500 US 2023 ranks Hausfeld as top-tier in Antitrust for the 14th consecutive year while adding new ranking for Technology & Data Breach team

In its 2023 US rankings, The Legal 500 recognizes our expertise in Antitrust and Technology and Data Breach.

For the 14th 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 six firms in this top tier, the publication notes that, “The ‘skilled’ and ‘deep bench of lawyers’ at Hausfeld LLP excel in leading class action litigation, and landmark trials pertaining to various antitrust matters including monopolization, nationwide conspiracies to manipulate compensation levels, and cartel damage claims.”

Legal 500 also recognizes the efforts of individual attorneys, “In New York, practice head Scott Martin is praised as an ‘all-star’ lawyer, offering extensive trial experience across both federal and state courts and is well versed in complex multidistrict actions concerning pricing, distribution and non-compete agreement related claims. Michael Hausfeld, based in Washington DC, has successfully represented individuals and classes in cases involving monopolization, tie-ins, exclusive dealing and price fixing. In San Francisco are Christopher Lebsock and Megan E. Jones, who focuses on recovery of damages for companies who are impacted by antitrust cartels. Also in DC are Brian Ratner and Melinda Coolidge who often advises significant players in various industries including pharmaceutical, transportation and retail, and Swathi Bojedla who is also noted by peers. Gary Smith, ‘a practical and effective litigator,’ is situated in Philadelphia.

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

Hall of Fame

  • Michael Hausfeld
  • Brian Ratner
  • Megan Jones

Next Generation Partner

  • Melinda Coolidge

This year, Hausfeld added a FIRMS TO WATCH ranking for the Technology & Data Breach team 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 our thriving Technology & Data Breach practice, led by “Washington DC-based James Pizzirusso, head of Hausfeld LLP’s consumer protection practice group, represents plaintiffs who have suffered from mass data breaches at well-known and leading companies, in nationwide class actions. Megan Jones in San Francisco, Swathi Bojedla in Washington DC, and Jeannine Kenney in Philadelphia are key practitioners in this space.”

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