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  • The firm’s Warren T. Burns has filed suit in Alexandria, Virginia, against the five leading German automakers for engaging in a price-fixing conspiracy. Volkswagen, BMW, Daimler-Benz, Audi, and Porsche dominate the German automobile market, exporting hundreds of thousands of popular models to the United States each year.  In July 2017, with government investigators hot on ...

  • The firm’s co-managing partner Daniel Charest has earned recognition in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, one of the best-known and highly regarded listings of the nation’s top attorneys. Recognized in the competitive practice area of Commercial Litigation, this marks his first year to be featured in the respected and influential publication....

  • Three classes of indirect purchasers have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review an opinion by the Third Circuit finding that the federal Shipping Act of 1984 preempts state antitrust law. The Third Circuit reached its decision in January 2017, after the Federal Maritime Commission and the United States appeared to support the indirect purchasers’ claims....

  • A federal judge in Kansas has appointed Dallas lawyer Warren T. Burns and two other attorneys to lead a nationwide class action against Mylan NV and other defendants over pricing practices involving the EpiPen allergy treatment. Burns is a partner at Burns Charest LLP, a litigation boutique with offices in Dallas and New Orleans....

  • In a rare and significant step, the Federal Maritime Commission has filed an amicus brief in federal court that says federal law does not conflict with state law claims brought by the purchasers of international shipping services. By filing the brief, the federal agency has asked the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in New Jersey ...

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