Hausfeld (Washington)

Swathi Bojedla

Hausfeld (Washington)
Lawyer (Partner)

Swathi’s career has spanned a wide range of practice areas at Hausfeld. From initial case investigations through trial, she has represented the firm’s clients in all aspects of litigation. Her work has encompassed some of the highest-profile class action sports and antitrust cases in recent years, and she has been involved in the recovery of over $500 million in settlement awards on behalf of the firm’s clients. Prior to joining Hausfeld, Swathi worked on several presidential campaigns and in the U.S. Senate, both for then-Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton and as a law clerk to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee.

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Hausfeld (San Francisco)

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Swathi Bojedla The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit upholds a lower Court’s ruling certifying a class of pharmaceutical drug purchasers alleging that the defendant engaged in anticompetitive behaviour to maintain its monopoly over a drug (Suboxone / Indivior)

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On July 28, 2020, a Third Circuit Court of Appeals panel unanimously upheld a lower court ruling certifying a class of Suboxone purchasers who alleged that the defendant Indivior Inc. engaged in anticompetitive behavior to maintain its monopoly over the drug. The Third Circuit panel rejected (...)

Swathi Bojedla The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit rules that a medical device company conspired to deny insurance coverage for telemetry monitors (LifeWatch Services / Highmark)

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In LifeWatch Services Inc. v. Highmark Inc., the Third Circuit determined that a medical device company had plausibly alleged a conspiracy among Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance companies to deny their insured coverage for telemetry monitors. The decision reversed a district court ruling (...)

Megan E. Jones, Swathi Bojedla The US District Court for the District of Alabama rules on the applicability of the per se versus rule of reason standard of review for a series of allegedly anticompetitive restrictions in the health insurance market (Blue Cross / Blue Shield)

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In In re Blue Cross Blue Shield Antitrust Litigation, a recent decision in the Northern District of Alabama, Judge R. David Proctor ruled on the applicability of the per se versus rule of reason standard of review for a series of allegedly anticompetitive restrictions adopted by the Blue (...)

Swathi Bojedla The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit considers a lawsuit by auto body shops against insurance companies who allegedly engaged in two tactics to depress the body shops’ rates for automobile repair (Quality Auto Painting Ctr. of Roselle / State Farm)

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In the decade since the Supreme Court’s decision in Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly, courts have struggled with how to deal with horizontal conspiracy allegations in antitrust cases in the absence of evidence of an explicit agreement among competitors—evidence that may be hard to come by without (...)

Swathi Bojedla The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit provides a framework for parties seeking to plead and prove antitrust claims arising out of aftermarket issues (Aerotec / Honeywell)

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In September, the Ninth Circuit issued an opinion in Aerotec Int’l v. Honeywell Int’l that it dubbed “an antitrust primer for aftermarket issues,” in a case alleging a broad spectrum of aftermarket-related claims. No. 14-15562, slip op. (9th Cir. Sept. 9, 2016). The Aerotec opinion, authored by (...)

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