Edgeworth Clients EMMC and Mushroom Growers Found Not Liable for Antitrust Conspiracy Allegations by Winn-Dixie Stores

On March 21, 2022, Edgeworth clients, Eastern Mushroom Marketing Cooperative (EMMC) together with various mushroom growers, were found not liable for an alleged antitrust conspiracy to fix mushroom prices provided to Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. 

Former CFPB Economist Dr. Andrew Rodrigo Nigrinis Joins Edgeworth Economics

Edgeworth Economics is pleased to announce that Dr. Andrew Rodrigo Nigrinis, a talented former CFPB enforcement economist, has joined the firm. Dr. Nigrinis joins Edgeworth as a Managing Principal and is based in our Washington, DC office.

Edgeworth Economics Announces Sophie Meadows Promoted to Partner

On October 6, 2022, economic consulting firm Edgeworth Economics announced that Sophie Meadows has been promoted to partner. 

The Evolution of DOJ’s Views on No-Poach Litigation

In this article, Edgeworth CEO Dr. John Johnson and Edgeworth President Chuck Fields, along with Kirkland & Ellis Partner James H. Mutchnik, map the DOJ’s evolving position over time and discuss both the legal and economic reasons why it is improper to presume that all such agreements should be treated under a per se standard as de facto market allocation.

Calculating Overpayments In False Ad Class Actions

Over the past decade, there has been a notable increase in the number of class actions brought against manufacturers of food and consumer packaged goods, specifically with respect to allegations of false claims in advertising and product labeling. In such cases, plaintiffs typically allege that consumers were harmed because they paid higher prices than they would have paid had they possessed complete information.

Court Relies on Dr. Deborah Foster’s Analysis in Denying Class Certification in California Wage & Hours Case

Dr. Deborah Foster was retained by the defendant in a wage and hour case, Mkhitarian v. Bank of the West, in which employees at branches of a California bank alleged that their employer violated California law by “failing to pay them for all hours worked, missed, short, late, and/or interrupted meal periods and/or rest breaks.” 

Expert Report on Pay Equity Claims at a Government Agency

Dr. Nathan Woods was retained by the defense in a matter alleging pay disparities adverse to women working with a state government agency.

Edgeworth Is Hiring! 

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Edgeworth Client Prevails in California Lawsuit Alleging Improper Payment of Overtime

Edgeworth Partner Dr. Nathan D. Woods was retained in a California lawsuit alleging improper payment of overtime. At issue, Plaintiff alleged that the way in which Ecolab calculated and paid monthly bonuses did not comply with overtime requirements under California law.

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