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Berger Montague’s Antitrust Practice Group, Four Department Co-Chairs Ranked in Chambers USA 2019

DATE: April 26, 2019

Berger Montague is proud to announce that the Firm’s antitrust practice group has been recognized in Chambers USA 2019 in the Antitrust – Pennsylvania category as a Band 1 law firm. In addition, Eric L. Cramer (Chairman), Merrill G. Davidoff (Chair Emeritus & Managing Shareholder), H. Laddie Montague Jr. (Chair Emeritus & Managing Shareholder), and David F. Sorensen (Managing Shareholder) have been individually recognized for their exceptional antitrust work.

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Chambers USA 2019 states that the Firm’s antitrust practice group is:

“a preeminent force in the Pennsylvania antitrust market, offering expert counsel to clients from a broad range of industries, including the chemical, pharmaceutical and transportation sectors. Highly distinguished for the strength of its plaintiff-side work acting on monopoly matters and price-fixing, including an impressive track record in complex, high-profile class actions.”

Chambers sources note that the Firm has a reputation for being on “big antitrust cases,” in which they are said to “fight every inch.”

Chairman Eric L. Cramer is recognized as a Band 1 Nationwide attorney in the Antitrust: Plaintiff category, as well as a Band 1 attorney in the Pennsylvania – Antitrust category. Chambers says:

“Eric Cramer is described as ‘a fantastic smart lawyer,’ and ‘absolutely first-rate’ by his peers. He is noted for his strong national plaintiff side practice. He is regularly sought for guidance in cases involving consumer and labor classes seeking damages for anticompetitive conduct.”

Chair Emeritus & Managing Shareholder Merrill G. Davidoff is recognized as a Band 3 attorney in the Antitrust – Pennsylvania category. Chambers says:

“Merrill Davidoff is adept at representing a broad spectrum of clients in antitrust class actions, and is recognized for having a ‘long track record in the space.’”

Chair Emeritus & Managing Shareholder H. Laddie Montague Jr. is recognized as a Senior Statesman in the Pennsylvania – Antitrust category. Chambers says:

“Laddie Montague has a ‘big reputation,’ say market sources. He offers extensive expertise in representing plaintiffs in high-stakes price-fixing lawsuits, including class action cases.”

Managing Shareholder David F. Sorensen is recognized as a Band 2 attorney in the Antitrust – Pennsylvania category. Chambers says:

“According to market sources, David Sorensen is a ‘very fine lawyer.’ He has particular expertise in representing pharmaceutical industry clients, with a strong focus on antitrust class actions. Commentators praise him as a lawyer who is ‘very confident and experienced’ and ‘very persuasive in front of a judge.’”

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