Stephanie Hackett is an associate in Scott+Scott's San Diego office. She primarily practices in the area of antitrust litigation on behalf of classes and individual plaintiffs.
Ms. Hackett has represented class plaintiffs in Dahl v. Bain Capital Partners, LLC, No. 1:07-cv-12388 (D. Mass.) ($590.5 million settlement) and Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Warner Chilcott Public Ltd. Co., No. 12-3824 (E.D. Pa.) ($8 million settlement). She represented corporate opt-out clients in In re Polychloroprene Rubber (CR) Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 1642 (D. Conn.); and In re Plastics Additives (No. II) Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 1684 (E.D. Pa.).
Ms. Hackett's current cases include representing class plaintiffs in In re Foreign Exchange Benchmark Rates Antitrust Litigation, No. 1:13-cv-07789 (S.D.N.Y.), an action challenging collusion regarding foreign exchange rates, and Alaska Electrical Pension Fund v. Bank of America Corporation, No. 1:14-cv-07126 (S.D.N.Y.), an action challenging collusion regarding the setting of the ISDAfix benchmark interest rate. Ms. Hackett also represents corporate opt-out clients in In re: Aluminum Warehousing Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 2481 (S.D.N.Y.), a case challenging collusion regarding the spot metal price of physically-delivered aluminum.
As a part of her pro bono work, Ms. Hackett has worked with the San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program, providing assistance to immigrant victims of domestic violence, and the ABA Immigration Justice Project, where she obtained a grant of asylum on behalf of her client.
Ms. Hackett is an active member of the American Bar Association's Antitrust Section and the San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association. She is also a contributing author to Market+Litigation, Scott+Scott's monthly newsletter.
Ms. Hackett is a graduate of the University of Iowa (B.S. Political Science, International Business Certificate, 2001) and of the University of Iowa College of Law (J.D., with distinction, 2005), where she was a recipient of the Willard L. Boyd Public Service Distinction award. While obtaining her law degree, Ms. Hackett worked as a judicial extern for the Honorable Celeste F. Bremer, United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa. Ms. Hackett is admitted to practice in California.
In addition to her legal education, Ms. Hackett has engaged in accounting study and passed all four parts of the CPA exam. This background has proved particularly useful in cases involving the financial services industry.