Eleventh Circuit to Hear Appeal of Order Certifying First Bag Fee Class

Atlanta, GA, Oct. 7, 2016 – The Eleventh Circuit issued an order today granting Delta Air Lines and AirTran Airways’ Rule 23(f) petition for interlocutory review of the district court’s decision to grant class certification to a class of airline passengers who paid a first checked bag fee to Delta or AirTran.


Court Conditionally Certifies Age Discrimination Collective Action Case Against Google

San Jose, CA, Oct. 5, 2016 – Judge Beth Labson Freeman issued an Order today granting Plaintiff Cheryl Fillekes’ Motion for Conditional Certification in Heath & Fillekes v. Google, Inc., Case No. 15-cv-01824 (N.D. Cal.). The order conditionally certified the following class of applicants:  All individuals who interviewed in-person for any Site Reliability Engineer (“SRE”), Software…


K&L Moves to Certify Class of non-Indians in Discrimination Suit Against Infosys

Milwaukee, WI, September 24, 2016 – Plaintiffs Brenda Koehler, Kelly Parker, and Gregory Handloser (“Plaintiffs”), represented by Kotchen & Low LLP, filed a motion for class certification, seeking to certify three classes of applicants and employees who Plaintiffs allege were discriminated against on the basis of their race and national origin by Infosys Technologies Limited (“Infosys”).  Plaintiffs…


K&L Files Motion for Partial Summary Judgment Against Infosys for Discrimination

Milwaukee, WI – On September 23, 2016, Plaintiffs Brenda Koehler, Kelly Parker, and Gregory Handloser (“Plaintiffs”), represented by Kotchen & Low LLP, filed a motion for partial summary judgment against Infosys Technologies Limited (“Infosys”) on Counts I and II of their Second Amended Complaint, alleging national origin and racial discrimination in violation of Title VII…


Midwest Retail Grocers Win Class Certification of Market Allocation Claim Against SuperValue and C&S

Minneapolis, MN, Sept. 7, 2016 – Judge Ann Montgomery issued an Order today granting Plaintiffs’ Motion for Class Certification in In re Wholesale Grocery Products Antitrust Litigation, MDL 2090 (D. Minn.). The court certified classes of retail grocery stores that directly purchased from wholesale grocery supplier SuperValu, Inc. between December 31, 2004 and September 13, 2008, and paid prices that were…


Kotchen & Low Welcomes Summer Associate Irina Majumdar

Washington, DC, May 16, 2016 – Kotchen & Low LLP welcomes their new summer associate, Irina Majumdar. Irina is a law student at The George Washington University Law School. She is a member of the Moot Court and Mock Trial Boards, and hopes to work in litigation. Prior to joining the firm, she interned with…


Court Fully Adopts Plaintiff’s Proposed Claim Construction in Method Patent Case

Santa Ana, CA, April 14, 2016 – Judge Josephine L. Staton, United States District Court for the Central District of California, fully adopted the Plaintiff’s proposed construction of the disputed terms of U.S. Patent 5,569,676 (the “‘676 Patent”). In the case, Imagenetix, Inc. v. Robinson Pharma Inc., et al., Plaintiff Imagenetix, Inc. alleges that the…


Court Unseals Filings in Delta / AirTran Baggage Fee Antitrust Litigation

Atlanta, GA, November 17, 2015 – The Court overseeing In re Delta / AirTran Baggage Fee Antitrust Litigation, MDL 2089 (N.D. Ga.) issued an Order unsealing Plaintiffs’ Daubert motions against Dennis Carlton, Andrew Dick, and Darin Lee, who were retained by Defendants to offer expert economic testimony. Daubert Motion to Exclude Testimony of Dennis Carlton….