California And Nationwide Class Action And Complex Litigation Lawyers
Pearson, Simon & Warshaw, LLP is committed to seeking justice for individuals
and groups who have been wronged by big corporations, employers, banks
and insurance companies.
Our veteran trial lawyers have successfully managed complex and
class action litigation as lead or co-lead counsel, obtaining substantial settlements and jury
verdicts in groundbreaking cases in the following areas:
Pearson, Simon & Warshaw, LLP is a nationally recognized law firm with
offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco, representing clients throughout
California and the United States in state and federal courts. Our proven
litigators thrive in all types of challenging cases, including
class actions, antitrust cases, business and securities litigation, consumer
and employment cases.
Sophisticated Legal Team
PSW has the experience necessary to handle difficult and complicated litigation. Our
attorneys have proven time and time again that they are formidable, focused and
thoroughly prepared to take on the most complex legal disputes.
Notable Cases — Past and Present
LCD Displays — Pearson, Simon & Warshaw, LLP served as co-lead counsel in
this multidistrict litigation arising from the price-fixing of TFT-LCD
panels. After going to trial against Toshiba Corporation and its related
entities and obtaining a jury verdict of $87 million before trebling,
PSW settled with the remaining defendants to bring the total to $473 million
Potash — Pearson, Simon & Warshaw partner Bruce L. Simon served as interim
co-lead counsel for the plaintiffs in this multidistrict litigation arising
from the price-fixing of potash sold in the United States. The case resulted
in a significant 8-0 decision from an
en banc panel of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and a $90 million settlement
on behalf of the direct purchaser plaintiffs.
Credit Default Swaps — Pearson, Simon & Warshaw, LLP has been appointed as co-lead
counsel in a multidistrict class action arising from antitrust violations
in the trading market for credit default swaps (CDS). The case alleges
that some of the largest banks and financial institutions in the world
conspired to restrain trade and eliminate competition in the CDS market
in order to artificially inflate and maintain the transaction costs of
CDS trading. We recently achieved a landmark $1.864 billion antitrust
settlement in the case. On October 29, 2015, Judge Denise Cote of United
States District Court for the Southern District of New York granted preliminary
approval of the settlement.
Lithium Ion Batteries — Pearson, Simon & Warshaw, LLP currently serves as interim co-lead
counsel for direct purchaser plaintiffs in a multidistrict class action
arising from the price-fixing of lithium ion batteries, which are used
in everything from cellular phones to cameras, laptops and tablet computers.
Pearson, Simon & Warshaw, LLP achieved a landmark $1.864 billion antitrust
settlement in the In Re Credit Default Swaps case. On October 29, 2015,
Judge Denise Cote of United States District Court for the Southern District
of New York granted preliminary approval of the settlement. Notice will
be provided to the class beginning January 11, 2016.
CytoSport Muscle Milk — Pearson, Simon & Warshaw, LLP attorneys are serving as class
counsel on behalf of a nationwide class of consumers who allege that CytoSport's
popular protein powders, ready to drink protein beverages and other "supplement"
products contain elevated amounts of lead in violation of consumer protection laws.
Audi and Volkswagen Timing Belts — Pearson, Simon & Warshaw, LLP obtained a nationwide class
settlement offering 100 cents on the dollar in this action alleging that
Audi and Volkswagen branded vehicles equipped with a 1.8 liter turbo-charged
engine suffered from premature timing belt failures.
Read more about our notable cases…
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