Case Number: No. 1:08-cv-5214
Practice Area: Antitrust
Case Status: Settled
Settlement Amount: $193.9 million
Court: United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Berger Montague served as counsel in this case and helped obtain total settlements of $193.9 million for a class of direct purchasers of steel products from the eight largest steel manufacturers in the United States. The defendants included ArcelorMittal and ArcelorMittal USA, Inc., U.S. Steel, Nucor Corporation, Gerdau Ameristeel Corporation, Steel Dynamics, Inc., AK Steel Holding Corporation, SSAB Swedish Steel Corporation (the successor entity to IPSCO, Inc.), and Commercial Metals Company. The case was litigated in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and captioned In Re: Steel Antitrust Litigation, No. 1:08-cv-5214 (N.D. Ill.).
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