Rakoff Appears Inclined To Back Uber's Price-Fixing Win

Law360, New York (July 30, 2020, 6:21 PM EDT) -- An arbitrator was likely joking about being afraid of Uber before he tossed price-fixing claims, Manhattan U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff said Thursday, in a sign that he may be leaning toward upholding an arbitration win for the ride-hailing giant in an antitrust challenge to its pricing practices.

An arbitrator's comments in an antitrust proceeding against Uber were "offensive to justice," a lawyer for the plaintiff in the case told Judge Jed S. Rakoff on Thursday. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Judge Rakoff's comments came as Uber Technologies Inc. sought during telephone arguments to deep-six plaintiff Spencer Meyer's would-be national class...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!