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Notable Cases

American Express Financial Advisors

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw attorneys served as class counsel in this overtime class action on behalf of American Express Financial Advisors, which resulted in an outstanding classwide settlement.


Associates First Financial Capital

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw attorneys served as class counsel in this case arising from the wrongful sale of credit insurance in connection with personal and real estate-secured loans.


Audi and Volkswagen Timing Belt Class Action

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw, LLP obtained a nationwide class settlement 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.


Auto Paint Refinishing Cases

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw attorneys served as class counsel with other law firms in this coordinated antitrust class action alleging a conspiracy by defendants to fix the price of automotive refinishing products.


Carrows Overtime Case

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw attorneys settled a class action lawsuit against Carrows Restaurants for non-payment of overtime wages to its assistant managers and managers.


Central Sprinkler

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw attorneys served as class counsel in this consumer class action arising from the sale of nine million defective fire sprinkler heads. This case resulted in a nationwide class settlement.


Charles Schwab & Company, Inc., et al.

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw attorneys served as class counsel for investors who were charged a fee for transferring out assets between June 1, 2002 and May 31, 2003. This case resulted in a nationwide class settlement.


CytoSport Muscle Milk and Monster Milk Class Action

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw, LLP is 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.


Credit Card Interchange Fees

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw attorneys represent several large, national retailers who have opted out of a class action settlement in a multidistrict case arising from anticompetitive conduct in the credit and debit card markets.


Denny's Overtime Case

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw attorneys settled a class action lawsuit against Denny's for non-payment of overtime wages to its managers and general managers.


Digital Downloads Litigation

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw attorneys currently serve as interim co-lead counsel in several putative nationwide class actions on behalf of recording artists and producers who allege that they have been systematically underpaid royalties by some of the largest record companies in the world.


DRAM Antitrust Litigation

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw partner Bruce L. Simon served as one of the principal attorneys in this multidistrict litigation arising from the price-fixing of DRAM, a form of computer memory. The total value of the class settlements in this case were over $325 million.


Eel River Sawmills Employee Retirement Plan

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw attorneys George S. Trevor and Bruce L. Simon served as lead trial counsel for a class of former employees of a timber company whose retirement plan was lost through management's investment of plan assets in an Employee Stock Ownership Plan.


Fasttrack

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw attorneys served as defense counsel in this class action involving copyrighted music that was made available through computer file sharing service without the publishers' permission.


First USA

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw attorneys served as class counsel on behalf of approximately four million First USA credit card holders whose information was sold to third party vendors without their consent. The case ultimately settled for an extremely valuable permanent injunction plus disgorgement of profits to worthy charities.


Home Video Profit Participant Litigation

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw attorneys currently serve as interim co-lead counsel in a series of putative nationwide class actions on behalf of actors, directors and producers who allege that they have been improperly accounted to for contingent compensation derived from home video revenue by some of the major movie studios.


Homestore.com Securities Litigation

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw attorneys served as liaison counsel and class counsel for plaintiff CalSTRS in this securities class action, which resulted in over $100 million in settlements to the class.


In Re Beer Antitrust Litigation

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw partner Bruce L. Simon served as primary counsel in this antitrust class action brought on behalf of independent micro-breweries against Anheuser-Busch, Inc., for its attempt to monopolize the beer industry in the United States by denying access to distribution channels.


In Re Carrier IQ Consumer Privacy Litigation

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw, LLP currently serves as interim co-lead counsel in this putative nationwide class action on behalf of consumers who allege privacy violations arising from software installed on their mobile devices that was logging text messages and other sensitive information.


In Re Citric Acid Antitrust Litigation

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw partner Bruce L. Simon served as class counsel in antitrust class actions against Archer-Daniels Midland Co. and others for their conspiracy to fix the prices of citric acid, a food additive product. This proceeding resulted in over $80 million settlements for the direct purchasers.


In Re Credit Default Swaps Antitrust Litigation

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw, LLP has been appointed as interim co-lead counsel in this 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.


In Re Digital Microwave Securities Litigation

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw attorney George S. Trevor was one of the principal attorneys for a plaintiff class alleging fraud in the financial reporting of a public company. Mr. Trevor negotiated a settlement of nearly $20 million despite the absence of any directors' or officers' liability insurance.


In Re Hawaiian and Guamanian Cabotage Antitrust Litigation

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw partner Bruce L. Simon served as interim co-lead counsel for the plaintiffs in this multidistrict litigation arising from violations of the federal antitrust laws with respect to domestic ocean shipping services between the continental United States and Hawaii and/or between the continental United States and Guam.


In Re Ivan F. Boesky Securities Litigation

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw attorney George S. Trevor was one of the principal attorneys representing a class of former shareholders of the Pacific Lumber Company. The case was consolidated with numerous other shareholder class actions and ultimately settled for $144 million, estimated to be the fourth largest securities litigation settlement at the time.


In Re Lithium Ion Batteries Antitrust Litigation

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw, LLP currently serves as interim co-lead counsel for direct purchaser plaintiffs in this 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.


In Re Methionine Antitrust Litigation

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw partner Bruce L. Simon served as co-lead counsel in this nationwide antitrust class action involving a conspiracy to fix prices of, and allocate the markets for, methionine. The case resulted in over $100 million in settlement recovery for the class.


In Re Potash Antitrust Litigation

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. Mr. Simon argued before an en banc panel of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, which in a 8-0 decision affirmed the district court's denial of the defendants' motion to dismiss. The case resulted in a $90 million settlement on behalf of the direct purchaser plaintiffs.


In Re Sodium Gluconate Antitrust Litigation

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw partner Bruce L. Simon served as class counsel in this consolidated class action arising from the price-fixing of sodium gluconate, and successfully led the case to class certification and settlement.


In Re Static Random Access Memory (SRAM)

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw attorneys represent plaintiffs in an antitrust class action lawsuit against numerous Static Random Access Memory ("SRAM") manufacturers.


In Re TFT-LCD (Flat Panel) Antitrust Litigation

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw, LLP (PSW) served as co-lead counsel for the direct purchaser plaintiffs in this multidistrict litigation arising from the price-fixing of TFT-LCD panels. After securing over $405 million in settlements before trial, PSW went to trial against the sole remaining defendant in the case, Toshiba Corporation and its related entities, and obtained a jury verdict of $87 million before trebling. PSW later settled with Toshiba and AU Optronics to bring the total to $473 million in settlements.


In Re Warner Music Group Corp. Digital Downloads Litigation

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw is currently serving as co-lead counsel on behalf of a settlement class of digital download and mastertone royalty recipients who have contracts with Warner Music Group Corp. ("WMG").


iPod Nano Scratch Class Action

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw attorneys served as co-lead counsel in this class action brought on behalf of California Consumers who owned defective iPod Nanos. The case resulted in a favorable settlement.


Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. DVD Case

Pearson, Simon &Warshaw attorneys obtained a nationwide settlement as class counsel on behalf a nationwide class of consumers who purchased DVDs manufactured by defendants.


Morgan Keegan Closed-End Income Funds Class Action Lawsuit

Pearson Simon & Warshaw, LLP obtained a $62 million all-cash settlement on behalf of a class of investors that invested in Morgan Keegan sponsored mutual funds.


Mortgage Fund '08

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw, LLP represents a liquidating trustee in an action arising out of a fraudulent financial scheme perpetrated by the managers of real estate hard money lender Mortgage Fund '08.


MP3.Com, Inc.

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw, LLP attorneys served as defense counsel in this class action involving alleged securities violations under Rule 10b-5.


Pepsi 4-Mei Class Action

On June 28, 2016, a Northern District of California Federal Court granted preliminary settlement approval to a class action alleging that certain PepsiCo soda products violated California’s Proposition 65. The settlement class includes all individuals in the United States who purchased Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, and Pepsi One (“Covered Products”) from January 1, 2010, until June 28, 2016. As part of the injunctive relief only settlement, PepsiCo agreed to lower its levels of 4-MEI (4-Methylimidazole) in certain products sold nationwide.


Pizza Hut, Inc. Class Action

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw attorneys served as lead class counsel in this California class action brought by delivery drivers who claimed they were not adequately compensated for use of their personally owned vehicles. The case resulted in a statewide settlement.


Schlumberger Water Meters

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw attorneys served as class counsel with other law firms representing LADWP customers who had lead leaching water meters installed on their property.


Self-Storage Facilities Class Action

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw, LLP attorneys currently serve as co-lead class counsel on behalf of California consumers who entered into rental agreements for the use of self-storage facilities, and allege they were wrongfully denied access to their self-storage unit and/or charged excessive pre-foreclosure fees.


Tripath Technology, Inc. Litigation

Pearson, Simon & Warshaw, LLP (PSW) brought an action for breach of fiduciary duty owed to creditors and shareholders against the former officers and directors of Tripath Technology Inc., a high-tech public company that filed for bankruptcy in 2007. In 2011, PSW obtained a settlement that resulted in Tripath's unsecured creditors receiving over 80% of their allowed claims.

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