Case Conclusion Date:October 20, 1981
Practice Area:Antitrust / Trade Law
Description:Part of trial team defending antitrust action arising out of the Bristol Bay, Alaska, salmon fishery. The plaintiffs were a class of fishermen who sold raw salmon to the defendants, a number of seafood processing companies. Each side alleged the other committed a number of antitrust violations in furtherance of a conspiracy to fix the prices at which the raw salmon were sold to the processors. Such price-fixing were true, it would be a per se violation of section 1 of the Sherman Act, 15 U.S.C. s 1.