Erik Koons

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Washington

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  • In re Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) Antitrust Litigation - Counsel to Philips Electronics in all aspects of state AG, opt-out, and civil class actions.
  • In re Wholesale Grocery Products Antitrust Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2090 (D. Minn.). Counsel for defendant C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., MDL Docket No. 2090 (D. Minn.). Counsel for defendant C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
  • In the Matter of Respondent McWane, Inc. Trial counsel for Respondent in two-month “Part 3” trial against the Federal Trade Commission alleging price fixing and monopolization. The Commission dismissed six of its seven counts and the remaining count is on appeal.
  • Sterling Merchandising, Inc. v. Nestlé, S.A., Nestlé Puerto Rico, Inc., and Payco Foods Corporation-Managed defense and obtained summary judgment dismissing all claims alleging violations of Sherman Act Section 1 and 2, Clayton Act Section 3 and Puerto Rican statutory analogues.
  • Braswell Wood Company Inc. v. Waste Management, et al-Managing defense of putative nationwide class asserting RICO conspiracy and breach of contract claims.
  • ZF Meritor LLC and Meritor Transmission Corp. v. Eaton Corporation-Defending Sherman Act Sections 1 and 2 and Clayton Act Section 3 claims relating to alleged truck transmission market.
  • Shows et al. v. State Farm, E.A. Renfroe & Company, Inc., et al-Defended several hundred RICO and breach of contract actions filed in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
  • Aerielle Technologies, Inc. and Aerielle, Inc. v. Philips Electronics North America Corporation and DLO Holdings, Inc.-Defended Philips in mediation of alleged breach of consumer electronics distributorship agreement.
  • Waste Services, Inc. v. Waste Management, Inc.-Managed the case and was granted summary judgment for the defendant on Section 2 attempted monopolization and tortious interference claims.
  • The Coca-Cola Company, Inc. v. Quest International-Represented The Coca-Cola Company in a breach of contract and negligent misrepresentation action resulting from a supplier’s failure to manufacture flavoring approved under the Japanese Food Sanitation laws.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana v. Rapides Healthcare System et al-Represented Blue Cross of Louisiana in a monopsony case brought by HCA-owned hospitals.
  • Chester County Hospital v. Independence Blue Cross, et al-Monopoly, monopsony, Sherman Act Section 1, Clayton Act Section 7.