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Berger Montague’s Antitrust Practice Group, Four Department Co-Chairs Ranked in Chambers USA 2020

DATE: April 23, 2020

Berger Montague is proud to announce that the Firm’s antitrust practice group has been recognized in Chambers USA 2020 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.

Chambers guides are the culmination of thousands of in-depth interviews by the largest research team of its kind and are trusted globally to objectively rank the world’s best lawyers and law firms.

Chambers USA 2020 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 deem the team to be “one of the best, if not the best,” adding: “They are very good and professional.” Another impressed interviewee adds: “I have a great deal of respect for the team,” going on to praise “the lawyers’ skills and the way they conduct themselves in and outside of court.”

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 Antitrust – Pennsylvania category.

Chambers says:

“Eric Cramer has significant experience in securing settlements in antitrust class actions. One interviewee enthuses: ‘Eric is a fantastic lawyer. He figures out the strategy, develops the case, and is strong on economic analysis and handling economic experts. He has real trial experience and is very capable and super smart.’”

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

Chambers says:

“Interviewees describe Merrill Davidoff as ‘a good lawyer with a good reputation.’ He provides high-quality advice in antitrust class actions.”

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

Chambers says:

“Laddie Montague is one of the most accomplished figures in the Pennsylvania antitrust arena, best known for representing plaintiffs in complex price-fixing matters. He is hailed for being an ‘unbelievably good lawyer.’”

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

Chambers says:

“David Sorensen is routinely called upon to act for pharmaceutical companies in class action matters. ‘He is excellent at what he does, and I enjoy working with him,’ one source reports.”

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