How They Won It: Skadden Dismantles Cement Price-Fixing Suit

Law360, New York (February 14, 2012, 7:27 PM EST) -- To convince a judge to deny class certification in cement price-fixing litigation, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP attorneys took a one-two punch approach in defense of their client Cemex SAB de CV — get the case pared down to size and then demonstrate the wide variance in cement prices.

The antitrust class action suits in Florida federal court was brought by two separate putative classes of direct and indirect cement purchasers, who alleged they were bilked out of millions of dollars in a price-fixing...
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