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Jason Hartley Speaks at AAJ’s Annual Convention

SAN DIEGO (July 28,2019): Jason Hartley was a featured speaker at the Annual Convention of the American Association for Justice. Mr. Hartley addressed the Class Action Litigation Group to provide a practical guide to the unique deposition issues lawyers face in class action litigation. The program featured helpful strategies for preparing class representative witnesses for [...]

2019-08-01T18:32:54+00:00August 1st, 2019|

Attorney Fatima Brizuela Joins Hartley LLP’s Growing Practice

SAN DIEGO (June 17, 2019): Attorney Fatima Brizuela Joins Hartley LLP’s Growing Practice Fatima Brizuela has joined San Diego-based plaintiff’s firm Hartley LLP. In her practice, Brizuela focuses on antitrust, unfair competition, and consumer protection litigation, specializing in complex class action matters involving price-fixing, illegal tying, and unlawful monopolization. She has represented classes of individuals [...]

2019-07-01T14:03:38+00:00June 17th, 2019|

Hartley LLP Expands Class Action Practice with Addition of Attorney Dylan McFarland

SAN DIEGO (June 10, 2019): Veteran class action litigator Dylan McFarland has joined San Diego-based plaintiff’s firm Hartley LLP. McFarland’s deep experience includes first-chairing more than two dozen trials and briefing and arguing numerous appeals in both federal and state courts.  He participated in some of the nation’s largest and most challenging cases, including serving [...]

2019-06-11T19:02:41+00:00June 11th, 2019|

Jason Hartley Selected as Co-Lead Counsel in Major Antitrust Case Against Tax Preparation Service Jackson Hewitt

SAN DIEGO (May 30,2019):  Attorney Jason Hartley, Principal of San Diego plaintiff’s firm Hartley LLP, was selected as co-lead trial counsel in an antitrust case on behalf of managers and tax preparers against national tax preparation service Jackson Hewitt. Hartley, along with Joseph Saveri and Paul LLP, was selected to serve as co-lead counsel on [...]

2019-05-30T14:00:07+00:00May 30th, 2019|

US Bank Wage and Hour

April 10, 2019. Hartley LLP filed a class action against US Bank for failure to pay proper wages to its commission-paid employees.  US Bank employs hundreds of people in California who work on a commission basis, including Mortgage Loan Originators or Mortgage Loan Officers. US Bank failed to pay these employees their proper wages, such [...]

2019-04-10T17:27:58+00:00April 10th, 2019|

Gas Refiners Price Fixing

March 30, 2019. Hartley LLP is pursuing price fixing claims against the largest gas refineries in California.  The complaint contends Defendants conspired to manipulate the wholesale gasoline market in California, causing historically high wholesale prices in 2012 and 2015. Because of the unique environmental formulations required in California and its geographical location that limits easy [...]

2019-04-10T16:23:50+00:00March 30th, 2019|

Generic Drugs Price Fixing

March 5, 2019. Hartley LLP is pursuing price fixing claims against several manufacturers of myriad generic drugs on behalf of End-Payor Plaintiffs. The lawsuit alleges a conspiracy of generic drug manufacturers to fix the price of generic drugs, resulting in a price surge in these important pharmaceuticals since March 2011. The scope of the alleged [...]

2019-03-05T20:23:59+00:00March 5th, 2019|

Marriott Data Breach

February 7, 2019. Hartley LLP, along with co-counsel, is pursuing claims against Marriott Hotels relating to the data breach of millions of its frequent customers, including members of the Starwood Preferred Guest system, which Marriott took over in 2016.  The confidential data of a reported 500 million people was compromised.  The failure of Marriott to [...]

2019-02-07T17:52:51+00:00February 7th, 2019|

Jason Hartley Quoted in Law.com on Antitrust Cases

Hartley LLP founder Jason Hartley was recently quoted in an article published by Law.com.  The article concerns the antitrust violations of agreements between employers not to solicit, hire or poach each other’s employees, so-called no-poach agreements. No-poach agreements are naked restraints of trade called per-se antitrust violations. They are facially unfair, they hurt competition [...]

2019-02-05T18:12:45+00:00February 5th, 2019|

Jackson Hewitt Anti-Poaching

January 31, 2019. Hartley LLP filed an antitrust class action against the tax preparing firm Jackson Hewitt. The complaint alleges an illegal conspiracy among Jackson Hewitt companies not to solicit or poach each other’s employees.  The effect of these agreements was to depress employees’ wages, restrict their ability to move jobs, and limited their leverage [...]

2019-02-03T13:41:43+00:00February 3rd, 2019|