Cases & Investigations

High Fructose Corn Syrup Litigation

CASE NUMBER: MDL. No. 1087, Master File No. 95-1477
PRACTICE AREAS: Antitrust
CASE STATUS: Settled
SETTLEMENT AMOUNT: $531 million
COURT: United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois

Berger & Montague, as one of three Co-Lead Counsel, recovered settlements totaling $531 million on behalf of a class of direct purchasers of high fructose corn syrup (“HFCS”), the principal sweetener used in non-diet sodas as well as in many bakery and dairy products.

The settlements followed nine years of hard-fought litigation. The parties agreed to settle the case only weeks before the scheduled start of trial.

Lead Attorneys

H. Laddie Montague Jr. Headshot

H. Laddie Montague Jr.

Chairman Emeritus & Managing Shareholder
Peter Kahana Headshot

Peter R. Kahana

Shareholder

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