Selected Among The Daily Journal’s Top 100 Lawyers In California

Congratulations to the Joseph Saveri Law firm for earning the Daily Journal’s Top 100 Lawyers in California.

Samsung, LG Sued over U.S. Employee Recruiting Policies

(Reuters)  Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and LG Electronics were accused of agreeing not to poach each other’s U.S. employees, according to a U.S. civil lawsuit filed last week, in what has become a familiar allegation in Silicon Valley.

Breaking New Ground In Antitrust Litigation

(Bloomberg Business Week, Fortune & Money)  You could say that antitrust law runs in Joe Saveri’s blood. Growing up, he spent many hours observing the law practice of his father and uncle, who were pioneers in some of the earliest and largest antitrust cases of the 1950s and 1960s.  In college, Saveri studied economics, paving his […]

Intel Employees in Folsom Receive Holiday Windfall

(Sacramento Bee)  Employees at Intel’s campus in Folsom last week began receiving checks for thousands of dollars as part of a $415 million settlement of a lawsuit involving some of the tech industry’s biggest players.

Experts Say Latest Reverse Payments Could Lead to High Court Action

(Bloomberg Bureau of National Affairs)  In an opinion that could very well be a game-changer for drug companies involved in antitrust cases challenging the legality of patent litigation settlements, a federal judge Nov. 5 ruled that a 2013 U.S. Supreme Court holding doesn’t bar the door to testimony about the strength of the patent underlying […]

NEC Tokin to Plead Guilty to Criminal Price Fixing

On September 2, 2015, the Department of Justice filed a criminal information against NEC Tokin Corporation the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of California in San Francisco alleging its violation of Sherman Act Section 1 for fixing prices on electrolytic capacitors. NEC Tokin has agreed to plead guilty and pay a $13.8 million […]

Joseph Saveri Included in Best Lawyers in America 2015

Joseph Saveri was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America 2015 in the field of Antitrust Litigation.

Antitrust Roundtable

California Lawyer met with Daniel Asimow of Arnold & Porter; Maxwell Blecher of Blecher Collins Pepperman & Joye; Peter K. Huston of Sidley Austin; and Joseph Saveri of Joseph Saveri Law Firm. The roundtable was reported by Cherree Peterson of Barkley Court Reporters. Without major federal antitrust rulings on deck this spring, our panel looked […]

Joseph Saveri Law Firm Brings RICO Case on Behalf of Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians

(PRNewswire-USNewswire)  The Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians today filed a lawsuit in federal court charging its former treasurer and three former senior officials with defrauding the Tribe of tens of millions of dollars that otherwise would have been used to improve the lives of Tribal members. The complaint alleges that these four individuals used vote-rigging, […]

Saveri Foils Florida Firm in 12 Million Fee Fight

A California judge sided with Joseph Saveri that a fee-sharing agreement between his former firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann View the full article here.

Cal Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Cipro

Listen to hearing here. The California Supreme Court today heard oral arguments In re Cipro Cases I & II.  The firm represents a class of California consumers and insurers who brought antitrust claims against Bayer Corporation, Barr Laboratories, and other generic drug companies […]

Calif. Cipro Case Puts Pay-For-Delay Deals Under Scrutiny

By Erin Coe Law360, New York (February 11, 2015, 1:45 PM ET) The California Supreme Court will hear oral arguments next month in a proposed class action brought by purchasers of antibiotic Cipro alleging Bayer Corp. illegally paid several generics makers nearly $400 million to delay market entry, and experts say a ruling that subjects […]

Saveri Wants to Prove Cartels Can’t Out- Muscle Small Antitrust Firm

By Marisa Kendall, The Recorder, December 5, 2014 Joseph Saveri approaches litigation the same way he approaches triathlons—he hates to lose. That’s not to say he never does. Saveri was reminded of that in Milwaukee last August, while biking along the shore of Lake Michigan in the USA Triathlon national championships.The course was picturesque, with […]

Titans of the Plantiffs Bar: Joseph Saveri

By Melissa Lipman Law360, New York (October 30, 2014, 3:02 PM ET) While the news that the federal government had found evidence that Apple Inc. and other tech giants had agreed not to cold call each other’s developers grabbed headlines, it took an out-of-the-box thinker like Joseph Saveri to see the potential for a class […]

Joseph Saveri Authors Article on Liability in U.S. Courts for Anticompetitive Conduct Abroad

An article by Joseph Saveri was featured in the August 2014 Corporate LiveWire Expert Guide on Antitrust and Competition Law. The article, entitled “Liability in United States Private Lawsuits for Damages Caused by International Cartels & Price Fixing Abroad,” examines the evolving standard for liability in the United States under the Foreign Trade Anitrust Improvements […]

Joseph Saveri Law Firm Files First Capacitors Price-Fixing Cartel Case

Following months of investigation, the Joseph Saveri Law Firm has filed the first capacitors price-fixing case in federal court in San Francisco. Plaintiff Chip-Tech, Ltd., on its own behalf and on behalf of a class of other capacitor purchasers like themselves, filed suit against the leading global capacitor manufacturers for per se illegal price fixing. […]

Joseph Saveri Featured in Class Action Roundtable

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Capacitor Cartel Probe Heats Up on US civil, criminal sides

The raid of electronic capacitor companies in Japan this week is a further indication that antitrust enforcers may be pursuing a worldwide cartel involving the small, but ubiquitous product, antitrust attorneys said. “This has the hallmarks of a major international cartel investigation,” said Philip Giordano, an attorney with Kaye Scholer and a 15-year veteran of […]

Tech Giants Settle Antitrust Hiring Suit

SAN FRANCISCO — The workers of Silicon Valley have won an important victory over their bosses. What they did not win is a lot of money. Four of the largest technology companies tentatively settled on Thursday a class action brought by 64,000 of their engineers, who accused them of agreeing not to solicit one another’s […]

Judge OKs Conspiracy Claim in Silicon Valley ‘No Poach’ Suit

SAN JOSE — U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh ruled Friday that plaintiffs have provided enough evidence to move forward with claims that four of the nation’s largest technology companies conspired to drive down employee wages through a web of agreements not to recruit each other’s workers. It should be up to a jury to decide […]

Engineers Allege Hiring Collusion in Silicon Valley

SAN FRANCISCO — Tech companies love new ideas, unless they belong to someone else. Then any breakthroughs must be neutralized or bought. Silicon Valley executives know all too well that a competitor’s unchecked innovation can quickly topple the mightiest tech titan. Just how far Silicon Valley will go to remove such risks is at the […]

Ninth Circuit Orders New HIV Drug Pricing Trial After Gay Juror Ousted

(SF Weekly) – A contentious anti-trust trial over pricing for HIV medications will have to start all over again, after the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the defendant, Abbott Laboratories, couldn’t reject a juror based on his sexual orientation. Plaintiff GlaxoSmithKline PLC had already clinched a $3.5 million verdict and prevailed on several […]

Plaintiffs Attys Say EU Antitrust Litigation Plan Falls Short

Joseph Saveri and other top antitrust plaintiffs attorneys on Wednesday hailed the European Commission’s new plan to promote private antitrust damages actions as a significant step in the right direction, but warned that a reliable system of private antitrust enforcement and compensation of victims depends on the development of court processes and procedures. Read full […]

Joseph Saveri Law Firm Expands to New Office Space

(SAN FRANCISCO, CA) February 27, 2013 — Leading San Francisco antitrust attorney Joseph R. Saveri has expanded and moved his office to San Francisco Financial District’s 505 Montgomery Street, Suite 625, San Francisco, CA 94111.

Joseph Saveri on Committee to Help Determine How Attorneys Should Share e-discovery Evidence


U.S. Department of Justice and California Attorney General File Antitrust Lawsuits Against eBay – Adding to the List of Companies Sued Over “High-Tech No-Poach Agreements ”

(San Francisco, CA) November 16, 2012–The U.S. Department of Justice and California Attorney General both announced today their filing of civil antitrust lawsuits against online giant eBay Inc. The lawsuits, filed in federal court in San Jose, California, allege that eBay violated federal and California antitrust laws by agreeing not to recruit or hire employees […]

Joseph Saveri Law Firm Chosen as a “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers®

Washington, D.C. – November 1, 2012 – The Joseph Saveri Law Firm, a leading San  Francisco-based antitrust litigation law group, has attained a national ranking as a “Best Law Firm” with the U.S. News & World Report for 2013.

California Lawyer (, October 2012 – Dealing for Dollars


Attorney Joseph Saveri Comments On “Pay-For-Delay” Case To Be Heard by California Supreme Court Involving Drug Companies’ Scheme that Cost Consumers Millions of Dollars

(August 20, 2012 – SAN FRANCISCO, CA) Attorney Joseph Saveri of San Francisco’s Joseph Saveri Law Firm announced that he and other lawyers representing California consumers have filed their final brief today in a California Supreme Court in the “pay for delay” case involving the drug Cipro. The parties’ briefing is now complete.

Joseph Saveri Law Firm Appointed Co-Lead Counsel in “Non-poaching” Litigation


San Francisco Antitrust Attorney Joseph R. Saveri Launches Saveri Law Firm

(SAN FRANCISCO, CA) May 29, 2012 — Leading San Francisco antitrust attorney Joseph R. Saveri has gone out on his own. After 20 years with plaintiffs’ firm Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, Saveri today announced the opening of his own law firm, the Saveri Law Firm, located in San Francisco California.

Saveri Leaving Lieff Cabraser to Start Own Firm

The Recorder – After 20 years at Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, Joseph Saveri is breaking out on his own. The founder and chair of the firm’s antitrust group said he gave notice last week and plans to open Saveri Law Firm in late May. Saveri shared his plans at the Northern District federal judicial […]

More Apple Antitrust Woes: CEO, Directors at Hub of Poaching Case – by Alison Frankel

Reuters – by Alison Frankel

Joe Saveri interviewed for CBS Evening News on the high-tech non-hiring conspiracy

CBS News – reported by Lee Cowan