Pearson Simon, Burns Charest To Lead German Auto MDL

Law360, New York (December 15, 2017, 8:18 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Thursday picked attorneys from Pearson Simon & Warshaw LLP and Burns Charest LLP as co-lead counsel for plaintiffs in multidistrict litigation accusing Audi, BMW, Volkswagen and other German automakers of a decadeslong antitrust conspiracy covering car technology, costs, suppliers and emissions equipment.

U.S. District Judge Charles R. Breyer signed off on an order appointing Bruce L. Simon of Pearson Simon & Warshaw LLP and Warren T. Burns of Burns Charest LLP as co-lead counsel for plaintiffs in the MDL, known as In re: German Automotive Manufacturers Antitrust Litigation.

Simon will also serve as chairman of the...

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