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Walter Noss

Walter Noss
Korein Tillery PC
619 625 5620
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San Diego, California
  • The Ohio State University College of Law
    • J.D. – 2000
  • University of Toledo
    • B.A., Economics, 1997
Prior Legal Experience
  • Managing Partner, Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law, San Diego office (2011-2022)
  • Associate, Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law, Cleveland Heights / San Diego office (2004-2010)
  • Associate, Jones Day, Cleveland office (2000-2003)  

Representative Matters at Korein Tillery
  • Walter currently represents class plaintiffs in In re Foreign Exchange Benchmark Rates Antitrust Litig., No. 1:13-cv-07789 (S.D.N.Y.) (FX litigation), an action challenging collusion in the foreign exchange market.  He serves as one of the primary litigators responsible for the prosecution of the case. Defendants have paid over $2.3 billion in settlements.
  • In re Google Digital Advertising Litigation., No. 21-MD-3010 (PKC) (S.D.N.Y.), a class action on behalf of publishers challenging Google’s monopoly power over the markets for display ads.  

Representative Matters in Prior Private Practice
  • Served as one of the trial counsel and represented class plaintiffs in Dahl v. Bain Capital Partners LLC, No. 1:07-cv-12388 (D. Mass.), a case challenging collusion among private equity firms, and Alaska Electrical Pension Fund v. Bank of America Corp., No. 1:14-cv-07126 (S.D.N.Y.), an action regarding the setting of the ISDAfix benchmark interest rate. The Dahl and Alaska actions settled for $590.5 million and $ 504 million, respectively.

  • Represented the indirect purchaser class plaintiffs in Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Warner Chilcott Public Limited Company, No. 2:12-cv-03824 (E.D. Pa.), a case challenging monopolistic conduct known as “product hopping” by the defendants. In Mylan, he was appointed sole lead counsel for the indirect class, and directed their prosecution and eventual settlement of the case for $8 million.

  • Represents corporate opt-out clients, including, for example, in In re: Aluminum Warehousing Antitrust Litig., MDL No. 2481 (S.D.N.Y.), a case challenging collusion regarding the spot metal price of physically-delivered aluminum.  Reflecting the global nature of the alleged conspiracy, William coordinated separate, but related, actions in both the United States and United Kingdom in an effort to maximize global recovery for his clients.  

  • Represented represented out-out clients in In re Rubber Chemicals Antitrust Litig., MDL No. 1648 (N.D. Cal.); In re Polychloroprene Rubber (CR) Antitrust Litig., MDL No. 1642 (D. Conn.); and In re Plastics Additives (No. II) Antitrust Litig., MDL No. 1684 (E.D. Pa.), which were cases involving price-fixing by horizontal competitors in the synthetic rubber industry.

  • Served as lead trial counsel in Novak v. Gray, No. 8:09-cv-00880 (M.D. Fla.), winning a $4.1 million jury verdict for breach of oral contract and fraudulent inducement. 

  • Served as plaintiffs’ local counsel at trial in Lederman v. Popovich, No. 1:07-cv-00845 (N.D. Ohio), resulting in a $1.8 million jury verdict for plaintiffs on claims of breach of fiduciary duties, conversion, and unjust enrichment. 

  • Assisted the trial team for In re Scrap Metal Antitrust Litig., No. 1:02-cv-0844 (N.D. Ohio 2006), resulting in a $34.5 million class action plaintiffs’ verdict.

Interest and Hobbies

In his spare time, Walter enjoys sailing his boat in the Pacific Ocean off the southern California and Mexican coastlines.

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