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Texas Lawyer: Chesapeake, SandRidge Antitrust Cases Move Forward

A U.S. District Judge has ruled in favor of consolidating 11 antitrust class action suits filed against Chesapeake Energy Corp. and several other defendants. The cases allege that the energy companies and executives engaged in business actions that stifled competition in the oil and gas sector and violated U.S. antitrust laws. Judge Miles-Lagrange’s order will permit this case to move forward efficiently and expeditiously,” Warren Burns said in a Texas Lawyer interview. “We are currently working on a consolidated amended complaint that we will file within 45 days of the order. And we are engaging with the defendants on various issues in an effort to move forward.”

Read the full, password-protected article in Texas Lawyer.