The Legal 500 notes, “Acting both for classes and for opt-out plaintiffs, Zelle Hofmann Voelbel & Mason LLP is ‘among the most academic and most honorable of cartel-focused plaintiffs’ firms’, and is ‘well respected both in California and nationally’. Headquartered in San Francisco, the antitrust practice has ‘extraordinary experience and depth of talent’, and its lawyers are ‘very professional and enjoyable to work with’. In In re TFT-LCD (Flat Panel) Antitrust Litigation, it acted as co-lead counsel for a class of indirect purchasers, achieving a total settlement of $1.1bn, and is handling appeals against the settlement and the distribution of the settled amount to class members. The firm is also instructed in other prominent class actions such as In re Lithium Batteries and In re Automotive Parts.
Zealous Woman Judith Zahid is lauded as a ‘first-rate case manager’ and an ‘up-and-comer who does much of the actual work needed in big cartel cases’.