Hagens Berman, Cohen Milstein To Lead E-Books Suit

Law360, New York (December 21, 2011, 5:26 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge on Tuesday appointed Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP and Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC as co-lead counsel in multidistrict litigation against Apple Inc. and others, alleging a conspiracy to illegally fix prices for e-books.

U.S. District Judge Denise Cote made the appointments after hearing oral arguments from several firms seeking to represent the proposed class.

While Judge Cote’s preference is usually for just one firm as lead counsel, in light of the potential complexity of the case she decided that...
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