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REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

Paul M. Eckles

Class Action Experience

Represented Allergan and Teva Pharmaceuticals in reverse payment antitrust litigation; successfully persuaded the court to deny certification of a proposed direct-purchaser class.
Represented the National Hockey League in an antitrust class action relating to exclusive broadcast territories for professional sports leagues; successfully persuaded the court to deny certification of a proposed direct-purchaser class.
Represented CEMEX in an antitrust class action relating to alleged price-fixing and bid-rigging in the cement and concrete industries; successfully persuaded the court to deny certification of a proposed direct-purchaser class.
Represented Royal Bank of Scotland in an antitrust class action relating to the ISDAfix bench­mark rate.
Represented Morgan Stanley in antitrust class actions relating to municipal derivatives.
Represented Merrill Lynch in an antitrust class action relating to so-called naked short selling.
Represented Merrill Lynch in an antitrust class action relating to auction rate securities.
Represented Citigroup in an antitrust class action relating to U.S.-denominated SSA bonds.
Represented Citigroup in an antitrust class action relating to U.S. treasuries.
Represented Mowi ASA in direct and indirect purchaser antitrust class actions alleging price-fixing in connection with farm-raised salmon.
Represented AXIS Insurance Co. in antitrust class actions challenging purported anti-competitive conduct relating to contingent commissions.
Represented Corning in an antitrust class action relating to alleged price-fixing and bid-rigging in connection with ceramic substrates auto parts.
Represented HarperCollins in antitrust class actions and government investigations relating to e-books.
Represented NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in an antitrust class action brought by resident physicians.
Represented DeBeers in antitrust class actions alleging monopolization and other anti-competitive conduct relating to diamonds.
Represented International Paper Company in an antitrust class action alleging price-fixing and bid-rigging.
Represented officers and directors of Stan Lee Media, Inc. in a securities class action and related commercial litigation.
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