Practice Area: Antitrust

Case Status: Settled

Court: United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Berger Montague served as counsel for the direct purchasers of containerboard products and obtained settlements of more than $350 million. In this litigation, the plaintiffs alleged that from 2004 to 2010, the defendants PCA, Noramac, International Paper, Temple-Inland, Weyerhaeuser, Georgia-Pacific, and West Rock, the largest sellers of containerboard products, conspired to inflate prices for containerboard products in the United States. In March 2015, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois certified a nationwide class of direct purchasers from the defendants. In re Containerboard Antitrust Litigation, 306 F.R.D. 585 (N.D. Ill. 2015) (certifying class). The settlements followed.

If you or your company has been harmed by anticompetitive conduct or any conduct that you believe violates the antitrust laws, please contact Berger Montague.

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Berger Montague is a national law firm focusing on complex civil litigation in federal and state courts throughout the United States. For over half a century, Berger Montague has played lead roles in consequential, precedent-setting cases and has recovered over $50 billion for its clients and the classes they have represented. Berger Montague is headquartered in Philadelphia and has offices in Chicago, Minneapolis, San Diego, San Francisco, Toronto, and Washington, D.C.

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