NEW YORK, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Constantine Cannon is pleased to announce that the publication Global Competition Review has named the firm to its select list of nine leading plaintiffs' antitrust practices.
In its profile of the firm, Global Competition Review pointed out that Constantine Cannon holds special status within the group of firms selected. "No other plaintiff practice can claim to have won two of the three largest antitrust settlements in US history," the profile states.
In 2003, Constantine Cannon secured the largest antitrust settlement in U.S. history against Visa and MasterCard, securing a record $3 billion in restitution payments for merchants, as well as injunctive relief estimated by the court to be worth up to $86 billion. In another lawsuit on behalf of Morgan Stanley/Discover, the firm secured a 2008 settlement of $2.75 billion, which is the third largest antitrust settlement.
Global Competition Review is a leading global antitrust and competition news service. The publication provides breaking news, daily updates and in-depth monthly features covering antitrust and competition enforcement in countries around the world.
About Constantine Cannon LLP
Constantine Cannon LLP has deep expertise in practice areas that include antitrust and complex commercial litigation, whistleblower representation, government relations, securities and e-discovery. The firm's antitrust practice is among the largest in the nation, with more than 25 attorneys representing both plaintiffs and defendants in complex antitrust litigation. Constantine Cannon also counsels corporations, trade associations and government entities on antitrust compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and antitrust policy.
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