Attorneys for Morris Laing have experience in the prosecution and defense of actions seeking recovery under the federal and state antitrust laws. Attorneys with the firm have prosecuted class actions seeking recovery for Sherman Act and state law violations. The firm has also participated in the defense of companies charged with antitrust violations. In 2004, attorneys with the firm secured a nearly $4,000,000 verdict in favor of a retailer who had been terminated pursuant to a vertical price fixing agreement. That verdict was affirmed by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in 2006, but was reversed by a 5-4 decision by the United States Supreme Court in 2007. Morris Laing has also served as Liaison counsel for a plaintiff class in an MDL proceeding that resulted in a judgment in favor of the class in excess of one billion dollars, and, as the case was pending before the Supreme Court, resulted in a settlement for the class in an amount in excess of $800,000,000.