Zachary D. Caplan is an associate in the Antitrust and
Commodities practice groups at Berger & Montague.
Since joining Berger & Montague in 2011, he has worked on a
variety of matters that have resulted in substantial settlements
for the firm's clients. E.g., Marckbanks Truck Service, Inc.
v. Comdata Network, Inc., No. 07-cv-1078 (E.D. Pa.) ($130
million settlement plus significant prospective relief); In re Titanium Dioxide
Antitrust Litigation, No. 10-cv-318 (D. Md.) (settlements
totaling $163.5 million); In re High Tech Employee
Antitrust Litigation, No. 11-cv-2509 (N.D. Cal.)
(settlements totaling $435 million).
Mr. Caplan is currently involved in antitrust and commodities
class actions alleging manipulation of key financial
benchmarks. E.g., In re Commodity Exchange, Inc.,
Gold Futures and Options Trading Litigation, No. 14-md-2548
(S.D.N.Y.) ($60 million settlement with one defendant pending court
approval); In re
Platinum and Palladium Antitrust Litig., No.
14-cv-9391 (S.D.N.Y.); In re Libor-Based Financial
Instruments Antitrust Litigation, No. 11-md-2262 (S.D.N.Y.);
In re North Sea Brent
Crude Oil Futures Litigation, No. 13-cv-8240
(S.D.N.Y.). He also works on a number of antitrust class
actions on behalf of direct purchasers of prescription drugs in
which the purchasers allege that pharmaceutical manufacturers have
wrongfully kept less expensive generic drugs out of the
market. E.g., In re Loestrin 24 Fe Antitrust
Litigation, No. 1:13-md-2472 (D.R.I.); In re Opana ER Antitrust
Litigation, No. 14-cv-10151 (N.D. Ill.). Additionally, he
plays a major role in Adriana Castro, M.D., P.A., et
al. v. Sanofi Pasteur Inc., No. 11-cv-07178 (D.N.J.)
($61.5 million settlement pending court approval), In re Capacitors Antitrust
Litigation, No. 14-cv-3264 (N.D. Cal.), and In re Generic Pharmaceuticals
Pricing Antitrust Litigation, No. 16-md-2724 (E.D. Pa.).
Mr. Caplan is a member of the committee that selects the annual
winner of the American Antitrust Institute's Jerry S. Cohen
Memorial Writing Award for the best antitrust scholarship.
While in law school, Mr. Caplan was a senior editor of the
University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law, represented
clients in various civil matters as part of the Civil Practice
Clinic, and interned with the United States Department of Justice