Il Fornaio (America) Corporation et al. v. Lazzari Fuel Company, LLC

Class Counsel Elizabeth Pritzker and Pritzker Levine represented a certified class of direct purchasers in antitrust class action alleging customer allocation and bid rigging among sellers of restaurant grade mesquite charcoal. Northern District of California Judge William Alsup granted final approval of a class-wide settlement that resulted in settlement payments to class members representing approximately 85% of actual antitrust damages.