Fine, Kaplan and Black, R.P.C.

Firm Overview

“It is difficult to conceive
of better representation...”

Court Opinion in NASDAQ Market Makers Antitrust Litigation.

Fine, Kaplan and Black is a nationally recognized firm located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, which devotes its practice entirely to complex litigation, with particular emphasis on antitrust, class actions, commercial and consumer litigation.

Fine, Kaplan and Black was founded in 1975 by Aaron Fine, Arthur Kaplan, and Allen Black in the hope of creating a small firm of outstanding lawyers whose litigation skills were second to none. The new generation of FKB attorneys are carrying on these founding principles in today's litigation practice. The firm takes pride in its exceptional lawyers and staff. Our attorneys possess high academic credentials, maintain strong community ties, communicate effectively, and are held in very high regard by the courts and their peers. The collective skill of our team allows the firm to do better work, more efficiently. Our relentless focus is on getting the best possible results for our clients.

The firm has consistently been ranked as one of the premier antitrust practices in Pennsylvania by the Chambers USA Client Guide. The Guide praises Fine, Kaplan and Black as an "excellent boutique firm" that is comprised of "erudite and capable attorneys."

Representative matters include: (i) In re Urethanes Antitrust Litigation, in which the firm as Co-Lead Counsel secured the largest price-fixing jury verdict in the history of the federal antitrust laws ($400 million jury verdict/$1.1 billion judgment on behalf of The Plaintiff Class); (ii) In re Steel Antitrust Litigation, in which the firm as Co-Lead Counsel has secured over $150 million in settlements for its clients, with litigation continuing against other non-settling Defendants; (iii) In re Copper Antitrust Litigation, a complex antitrust matter in which the firm represented several of the largest copper purchasers in the United States in litigation alleging futures market manipulation and manipulation of the global price of copper (the case settled favorably on the eve of trial for a confidential amount); (iv) United States v. Stolt Nielsen, S.A., a landmark case in which the firm successfully secured the dismissal of a criminal indictment against an industry executive accused of price fixing and created a leading precedent in the area of criminal law; and (v) Love Partners v. City of Dallas, in which the firm successfully defended Southwest Airlines in an antitrust action brought against it.

The firm handles a wide range of other litigation matters and we invite you to learn more about Fine, Kaplan and Black on our website or by contacting us at (215) 567-6565.