Joseph H. Meltzer leads Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check’s Antitrust, Consumer Protection and Fiduciary groups.
In his antitrust work, Joe represents clients injured by anticompetitive and unlawful business practices, including overcharges related to commodities and health care expenditures. Joe has also represented various states in pharmaceutical pricing litigation as a Special Assistant Attorney General. The firm is currently involved in several large antitrust lawsuits and has helped recovered hundreds of millions for clients in antitrust matters.
A pioneer in prosecuting breach of fiduciary duty cases, Joe has been lead or co-lead counsel in numerous nationwide class actions brought under fiduciary laws including ERISA. Joe represents institutional investor clients in a variety of breach of fiduciary duty cases and has some of the largest settlements in fiduciary breach actions including several recoveries in the hundreds of millions of dollars.
The firm also has a robust Consumer Protection department which represents individuals, businesses, and governmental entities that have sustained losses as a result of improper business practices. We are highly selective in these matters – we litigate only complex cases that we deem suitable for judicial resolution.
Last Updated September 2019