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Hausfeld LLP Announces New Partners

 
Hausfeld LLP has named Arthur N. Bailey, Jr. and Reena A. Gambhir partners in the global claimant’s law firm.  The firm, headquartered in Washington, DC has additional offices in New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco and London.  
 
As the newest antitrust partner, Mr. Bailey, who practices in the firm’s San Francisco office, has worked on multidistrict antitrust matters including In re TFT-LCD (Flat Panel) Antitrust Litigation, MDL 1827 (N.D. Cal.), alleging a conspiracy by manufacturers to fix prices of TFT-LCD panels used in products such as computer monitors, televisions, and cell phones; In re Rail Freight Fuel Surcharge Antitrust Litigation (D.D.C.), alleging price fixing of rail freight fuel surcharges by the nation’s dominant freight-shipping railroads, and In re Aftermarket Automotive Lighting Products Litigation, MDL 2007 (C.D. Cal.), a case alleging a conspiracy by manufacturers to fix prices of aftermarket auto lights and lamps.  Other cases Mr. Bailey has worked on include Bruce Foods Corporation vs. SK Foods, LP. et al., (E.D. Cal.), alleging a conspiracy by processors to fix prices of processed tomato products, and In re Student-Athlete Name & Likeness Licensing Litigation (N.D. Cal.) a case alleging antitrust violations by the NCAA and its member schools involving the commercial use of the likenesses of its student-athletes. 
 
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Bailey was an attorney at a former law firm in Washington, D.C. as a member of its antitrust practice group. He also was employed at Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP where he worked on antitrust, securities fraud and consumer fraud class action cases. 
 
Reena Gambhir works in the firm’s DC office where she handles international and domestic antitrust/competition and human rights cases. In the international antitrust/competition field, among other matters, Ms. Gambhir currently represents purchasers of marine hose worldwide who seek a recovery of overcharges as a result of a global price-fixing cartel.  This case resulted in a 2010 landmark private global settlement agreement in the matter with cartelist Parker ITR and the launching of an action in the London High Court against cartelist Dunlop. 
             
Domestically, Ms. Gambhir currently works on, among other matters, In Re: Refrigerant Compressors Antitrust Litigation (E.D. M) alleging price-fixing on behalf of direct purchasers. Ms. Gambhir’s recent achievements include helping to secure settlements totaling almost $100 million in an antitrust case involving the chemical industry (In Re Hydrogen Peroxide Antitrust Litigation, (E.D. Pa.).
 
Among international human rights and environmental matters, Ms. Gambhir currently represents residents of Bhopal, India who are exposed to the 1984 Union Carbide gas leak's uncontrolled remaining toxic waste.  Ms. Gambhir also assisted in the representation of the former “comfort women”, women and girls who were forced into sexual slavery during World War II.  Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Gambhir was an attorney at a former law firm in Washington D.C. as a member of its antitrust, international, and human rights practice groups.  
 
According to Hausfeld LLP’s chairman Michael D. Hausfeld, one of the country's top civil litigators, “We are delighted that Arthur and Reena have decided to join us as partners.  Their fine work and dedication to our core practices of competition, international law and human rights are a vital part of our commitment and success. “ 
 
About Hausfeld LLP
Hausfeld LLP, based in Washington, DC, is a global claimants’ law firm providing litigation services in the areas of antitrust/competition law, consumer fraud, human rights violations, product liability, civil rights, and environmental law. In addition to the Washington office, the firm has operations in New York City, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and London. For additional information about Hausfeld LLP, please visit www.hausfeldllp.com