Benjamin D Brown
Benjamin Brown, a partner at Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC, joined the firm in 2005 and is a member of the antitrust practice group. He has extensive experience leading complex litigation, particularly class actions.He is currently serving as co-lead counsel for plaintiffs in, among other cases, In re Aspartame Antitrust Litigation (ED Pa); Brookshire Bros Ltd et al v Chiquita Brands Int’l Inc et al (SD Fla); In re Pressure Sensitive Labelstock Antitrust Litigation (MD Pa); and In re Rail Freight Fuel Surcharge Antitrust Litigation (DDC).Mr Brown came to Cohen Milstein after four years as a trial attorney with the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice. While there, Mr Brown led and assisted in numerous investigations, litigations and trials involving anti-competitive conduct and mergers. Mr Brown also prosecuted criminal cases as a special assistant United States attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia. Prior to joining the Department of Justice, he was in private practice with Covington & Burling in Washington, DC, handling insurance coverage and antitrust litigation.Since 2005, Mr Brown has served as a state editor for the ABA’s annual survey of state class action law. He also co-authored a chapter on private antitrust recovery actions for the 2008 edition of Global Competition Review’s Antitrust Review of the Americas. He has been a guest on CNBC’s Power Lunch and has also been interviewed regarding antitrust class actions by various television affiliates and radio networks.