Kotchen & Low LLP specializes in complex commercial litigation, including class actions, in federal court. Our attorneys have a track record of success in plaintiffs, defense, and administrative litigation. For example, we have taken leadership roles in:
Plaintiffs’ litigation (both class action and non-class cases) that involved settlements up to $220 million and favorable verdicts at trial in the tens of millions;
Defense litigation (both class action and non-class cases) that involved claims in excess of $1 billion, resulting in favorable settlements or trial victory;
Administrative litigation within the Federal Trade Commission and other agencies, resulting in favorable settlements or trial victory.
Litigation practice areas include:
Employment Discrimination Litigation
Kotchen & Low LLP has brought a number of class action and collective action employment discrimination lawsuits on the basis of race, national origin, and age, mostly against large technology corporations, achieving a number of successful settlements.
Kotchen & Low LLP has brought some of the largest antitrust class action cases in the country, involving classes involving up to 28 million class members. Kotchen & Low specializes in Sherman Act Section 1 cases: price-fixing, market allocation, and customer allocation. Kotchen & Low also offers antitrust counseling related to compliance issues.
False Claims Act (Qui Tam) Litigation
Kotchen & Low has brought a number of false claims act cases in which it represents whistleblowers bringing suit related to overcharges or underpayments to the U.S. government, including, e.g., claims related to visa fraud or claims related to antitrust overcharges.
Government Agency Representation
Kotchen & Low LLP represents clients before federal and state government agencies, including representing clients before agencies conducting competition-related investigations or inquiries (such as the Federal Trade Commission, Department of Justice, and state attorneys