Antitrust + Competition
$2.3 Billion in US settlements for market manipulation
Novel investment recovery under The Trust Indenture Act
Data Breach case with $50 Million settlement
Record-setting sexual harassment settlement of $310 Million in corporate reforms
Scott+Scott has been at the forefront in prosecuting consumer protection actions against organizations engaging in unfair practices. Over the past decade, we have litigated a number of diverse cases, fought for rights of consumers to be treated fairly and equitably and have achieved significant settlements that have protected consumers’ rights and recovered substantial monetary benefits.
The Vulcan Society, Inc. v. The City of New York,
No. 1:07-cv-02067 (E.D.N.Y.)
Complaint on behalf of a class of black applicants who sought to be New York City firefighters, but were denied or delayed employment due to racial discrimination. ($100 million settlement and significant injunctive relief).
In re Providian Financial Corp. Credit Card Terms Litig., MDL
No. 1301 (E.D. Pa.)
Complaint on behalf of a class of credit card holders who were charged excessive interest and late charges on their credit cards. ($105 million settlement).
In re Pre-Filled Propane Tank Marketing & Sales Practices Litig.,
MDL No. 2086 (W.D. Mo.)
Complaint on behalf of class of propane purchasers who alleged defendants overcharged the class for under-filled propane tanks. ($37 million settlement).
Murr v. Capital One Bank (USA), N.A.,
No. 1:13-cv-01091 (E.D. Va.)
Complaint on behalf of class of consumers who were misled into accepting purportedly 0% interest credit card offers. ($7.3 million settlement pending).
Gunther v. Capital One, N.A.,
No. 2:09-cv-02966 (E.D.N.Y.)
Case alleging consumers were improperly charged undeliverable mail fees. (Settlement resulting in class members receiving 100% of their damages).
Judge rules in favor of allowing the 12-year-old plaintiff to remain anonymous in her pursuit of claims that the video-sharing app TikTok is illegally exploiting the personal data of children.Read More
Scott+Scott LLP’s New York-based partner Beth Kaswan and her team of litigators won a critical court order yesterday on behalf of the firm’s client New York University.Read More
In 2016, First Choice Federal Credit Union and other financial institutions sued Wendy’s fast food restaurant over a five-month-long data breach, citing the vulnerabilities in the chain’s data security systems that allowed hackers to access 18 million payment cards. Scott+Scott acted as co-lead counsel representing the financial institution and the putative class in this action.Read More