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January 12, 2021

Keller Lenkner LLC Celebrates Third Anniversary

This week marks Keller Lenkner’s third anniversary. We’re proud to celebrate our growth and the results we have generated for our clients. Since our founding, we have assembled one of the leading teams representing plaintiffs in the United States. In the last year alone, we have doubled our team of attorneys, earned prominent MDL leadership roles, and launched several high-profile matters.

January 12, 2021

Three Years Into Life as a Plaintiffs Shop, The Big Law Vets at Keller Lenkner Are in Full-On Expansion Mode

Notwithstanding the challenge of COVID-19, national plaintiffs’ firm Keller Lenkner is in full-on expansion mode. The firm’s headcount has grown by 80% since March 2020—nearly doubling its Chicago team and more firmly establishing its Washington, D.C. office. To help manage its docket—primarily individual mass tort and arbitration cases—the firm has nearly three dozen lawyers and roughly 60 additional professionals ranging from a CFO to client service representatives. 

December 21, 2020

Judge Denies Intuit’s Proposed $40M TurboTax Settlement

We won another victory for our clients whom Intuit duped into paying for TurboTax when they qualified to file their taxes for free. On Thursday, a federal court in San Francisco rejected Intuit’s proposed class-action settlement, which would release all claims against Intuit for $2.10 per class member and included onerous opt-out provisions intended to stymie individual arbitrations.

December 17, 2020

Texas Accuses Google and Facebook of an Illegal Conspiracy

Keller Lenkner represents the State of Texas in its antitrust case against Google. According to the complaint, Google entered into an unlawful agreement with rival Facebook to maintain control of the marketplace for header bidding. If what Texas is alleging is true, then both companies may have violated federal antitrust law—and committed felonies in the process.

December 17, 2020

State of Texas Retains Keller Lenkner to Bring Antitrust Litigation Against Google

The Office of the Attorney General of the State of Texas has retained national plaintiffs’ law firm Keller Lenkner LLC to represent the State in antitrust litigation against Google LLC. The suit, filed yesterday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, alleges that Google monopolized or attempted to monopolize products and services used by advertisers and publishers in online-display advertising.

December 16, 2020

Zantac MDL Defendants Argue Claims Are Preempted

Keller Lenkner’s Ashley Keller argued on behalf of the plaintiffs in the Zantac MDL yesterday, opposing the defendants’ arguments that state-law claims over design and labeling defects should be dismissed because they are preempted by federal law. Keller, who chairs the MDL plaintiffs’ Law & Briefing Committee, argued that state laws create multiple duties to consumers, not all of which conflict with federal law. “There cannot be preemption when there are parallel claims like this,” Keller said.

December 4, 2020

Facebook Wields User Data To Stifle Competition, Suit Says

A proposed class of consumers has hit Facebook with an antitrust lawsuit in California federal court accusing the social media giant of deceiving consumers about the data-privacy protections it gives users and exploiting the “rich data it deceptively extracted from its users to identify nascent competitors.” Named plaintiffs Sarah Grabert and Maximilian Klein said in their complaint Thursday that Facebook Inc. has been using its market dominance as a “weapon to clear the field of any and all competitors that threaten to take away market share.”