Zachary D. Caplan is an associate in the Antitrust and
Commodities practice groups at Berger & Montague.
Since joining Berger & Montague in 2011, he has worked on a
variety of matters that have resulted in substantial settlements
for the firm's clients. E.g., Marckbanks
Truck Service, Inc. v. Comdata Network, Inc., No. 07-cv-1078
(E.D. Pa.) ($130 million settlement plus significant prospective
relief); In re Titanium Dioxide Antitrust Litigation, No.
10-cv-318 (D. Md.) (settlements totaling $163.5 million); In re
High Tech Employee Antitrust Litigation, No. 11-cv-2509 (N.D.
Cal.) (settlements totaling $435 million).
Mr. Caplan is currently involved in antitrust and commodities
class actions alleging manipulation of key financial
benchmarks. E.g., In re Commodity Exchange,
Inc., Gold Futures and Options Trading Litigation, No.
14-md-2548 (S.D.N.Y.) ($60 million settlement with one defendant
pending court approval); In re Platinum and Palladium Antitrust
Litig., No. 14-cv-9391 (S.D.N.Y.); In re Libor-Based
Financial Instruments Antitrust Litigation, No. 11-md-2262
(S.D.N.Y.); In re North Sea Brent Crude Oil Futures
Litigation, No. 13-cv-8240 (S.D.N.Y.). He also works on
a number of antitrust class actions on behalf of direct purchasers
of prescription drugs in which the purchasers allege that
pharmaceutical manufacturers have wrongfully kept less expensive
generic drugs out of the market. E.g., In re
Loestrin 24 Fe Antitrust Litigation, No. 1:13-md-2472
(D.R.I.); In re Opana ER Antitrust Litigation, No.
14-cv-10151 (N.D. Ill.). Additionally, he plays a major role in
Adriana Castro, M.D., P.A., et al. v. Sanofi Pasteur
Inc., No. 11-cv-07178 (D.N.J.) ($61.5 million settlement
pending court approval), In re Capacitors Antitrust
Litigation, No. 14-cv-3264 (N.D. Cal.), and In re Digoxin
and Doxycycline Antitrust Litig., No. 16-md-2724 (E.D.
Mr. Caplan is a member of the committee that selects the annual
winner of the American Antitrust Institute's Jerry S. Cohen
Memorial Writing Award for the best antitrust scholarship.
While in law school, Mr. Caplan was a senior editor of the
University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law, represented
clients in various civil matters as part of the Civil Practice
Clinic, and interned with the United States Department of Justice