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  • The U.S. Court of Federal Claims has appointed two attorneys from the firm of Burns Charest LLP to lead proposed class-action claims arising from flooding in Houston that resulted from Hurricane Harvey....

  • Daniel Charest, the firm’s co-managing partner, argued a case with important implications for oil and gas royalty holders before the U.S Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in New Orleans. The dispute involves matters of contract interpretation, oil and gas rights, and aspects of Texas property law. In the case, the firm’s client seeks ...

  • 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....

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