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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|

Hartley LLP Adds Accomplished Litigator Jessica N. Servais

Jessica N. Servais, a skilled litigator with over 15 years of experience, has joined Hartley LLP as Of Counsel.  Ms. Servais’s practice has focused on high stakes plaintiffs’ litigation for businesses and consumers, including substantial experience with antitrust, business, and consumer protection claims. She has served in senior roles running large multi-district litigation, including [...]

2018-12-17T21:07:28+00:00December 17th, 2018|

Jason Hartley Named to Lead Urethane Chemicals Case.

On November 28, 2018,  Judge Ambrose of the Western District of Pennsylvania named Jason Hartley of Hartley LLP as co-lead counsel on behalf of direct purchasers of diisocyanates in the pricing fixing case against major chemical manufacturers.  Diisocyantes, including methyl diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) and toluene diisocyanate (TDI) are the principal ingredients, along with polyols, [...]

2018-12-09T18:30:52+00:00November 28th, 2018|

Jason Hartley chosen as San Diego Magazine Top Lawyer.

November 13, 2018. Through a peer-reviewed process, San Diego Magazine today selected Mr. Hartley as a Top Lawyer in San Diego for Civil Litigation in 2018. The regional magazine, that reaches over 775,000 Californians each month, selected only “local lawyers who have reached the highest levels of ethical standards and professional excellence.” [...]

2018-11-20T20:30:41+00:00November 13th, 2018|

Jason Hartley to speak at the Consumer Attorneys of California Annual Convention in San Francisco

November 1, 2018. Mr. Hartley will be speaking in San Francisco as a panelist at the annual convention of the Consumer Attorneys of California, the largest group of plaintiffs’ attorneys in the state. The Convention takes place November 15-18, 2018 and Mr. Hartley will be speaking during the Saturday afternoon session, November  17, just before [...]

2018-11-02T13:17:07+00:00November 1st, 2018|