Interim Lead Counsel Tapped In Tomato Suits

Law360, New York (March 24, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The judge overseeing consolidated litigation over allegations of anti-competitive conduct in the market for processed tomato products has tapped Hausfeld LLP and Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges LLP to serve as co-lead interim counsel.

The court pointed to factors including Quinn Emmanuel's success rate and Hausfeld's firm status as co-lead counsel in some 17 major antitrust class actions.

Judge Morrison C. England of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California signed off on a memorandum and order on March 19 appointing Hausfeld...
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