Chickens Antitrust Litigation

Northern District of Illinois

Class Period: January 1, 2008 – December 31, 2016


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Matthew P. McCahill

Kaplan Fox and its co-counsel represent several large direct purchasers of chickens (also referred to as “broilers” or “fryers”) in opt-out antitrust litigation against the nation’s chicken producers, including Claxton Poultry Farms, Fieldale Farms, Foster Farms, George’s, Harrison Poultry, House of Raeford Farms, Koch, Mar-Jac, Mountaire Farms, O.K. Foods, Peco Foods, Perdue, Pilgrim’s Pride, Sanderson Farms, Simmons Foods, Tyson Foods and Wayne Farms.  Also named as a defendant is Agri-Stats, Inc., which is alleged to have actively participated and facilitated the alleged price-fixing and output-restriction conspiracy, which is alleged to have lasted from 2008 until the end of 2016.  A copy of the complaint can be downloaded here, and the judge’s order denying defendants’ motions to dismiss can be downloaded here.

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