PHILADELPHIA, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rust Consulting is pleased to announce that Kendall S. Zylstra has joined its industry leading team as Director of Business Development. With his decades-long experience in complex litigation, Mr. Zylstra will focus on Rust's rapidly expanding antitrust practice area.
Most recently, Mr. Zylstra was a partner at Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP where he focused on antitrust class actions challenging unfair trade practices, price-fixing, monopolies, and delayed-generic pharmaceutical cases. While at the firm he was Chair of its Antitrust Litigation Department. Based on his extensive antitrust expertise he was appointed to the Advisory Board of the American Antitrust Institute in 2013.
Mr. Zylstra has represented two Internet companies over claims of price-fixing against a giant retailer and product manufacturers. He also represented PacifiCare, and other large third-party payors, about claims that Abbott Laboratories and Laboratories Fournier suppressed generic drug competition, in violation of the Sherman Act. He has represented Schuylkill Health System as a class representative in a price-fixing case involving blood reagents. He has represented dozens of other antitrust plaintiffs in his extensive career.
Mr. Zylstra is a graduate of Temple University School of Law (J.D. 1991) where he received the Temple Law Alumni/ae Award for Moot Court Excellence. Mr. Zylstra was an Assistant District Attorney in Philadelphia, between 1991-1996.
Rust Executive Vice President Matt Potter said, "Ken brings a wealth of experience in complex class action and antitrust litigation to Rust and is a key addition to our company. His appointment is a sign of our commitment to expanding our antitrust practice and maintaining our leadership in the field. His industry experience will further enhance the quality of our services to our clients."
"Rust is a company with a proven track record," Zylstra said. "I was impressed with Rust's business model and its commitment to its clients, including its demonstrated ability to provide the full range of notice and claims administration services to law firms handling complex class actions. With my experience in antitrust class actions, I know what the class action bar needs and expects for their cases. I am pleased to bring my knowledge and skills to the Rust team."
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