Alison Deich is an Associate at Cohen Milstein and a member of the firm’s Antitrust practice group. In this role, Ms. Deich represents a broad range of individuals and businesses in civil litigation, with a focus on multi-district class actions and antitrust litigation.
Ms. Deich is working on the following high-profile antitrust matters:
- In re Treasuries Market Manipulation Litigation (S.D.N.Y.): Cohen Milstein is Co-Lead Counsel in a putative antitrust securities class action, alleging that several of the nation’s biggest banks rigged the $13 trillion market for securities sold by the United States Department of the Treasury.
- In re Broiler Chicken Antitrust Litigation (N.D. Ill.): Cohen Milstein represents a putative class of broiler chicken consumers in a suit alleging that the nation’s largest chicken producers, including Perdue Farms and Tyson Foods, conspired to raise the price of chicken.
Ms. Deich is also involved in several other high-profile matters on behalf of the firm, including:
- Democratic National Committee v. The Russian Federation, et al. (S.D.N.Y.): Cohen Milstein represents the Democratic National Committee (DNC) in a civil lawsuit against the Russian Federation, Donald J. Trump for President, Inc., and others for conspiring to hack into the DNC’s computers and steal Democratic materials in advance of the 2016 election.
- Cape Fear River Contaminated Water Litigation (E.D.N.C.): Cohen Milstein serves as Interim Co-Lead Class Counsel, overseeing a putative class action against E.I. DuPont de Nemours Company and The Chemours Company for discharging toxic chemicals into the Cape Fear River—a source of drinking water for five counties in North Carolina.
Prior to joining Cohen Milstein, Ms. Deich clerked for the Honorable Cornelia Pillard of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. She also clerked for the Honorable Katherine Polk Failla of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, as well as the Honorable Goodwin Liu of the California Supreme Court.
Ms. Deich received her B.A. from the University of Virginia, where she graduated with highest distinction, Phi Beta Kappa, and received several honors, including the Lewis M. Hammond Award. Ms. Deich received her J.D. from Harvard Law School, where she graduated magna cum laude and won the Ames moot court competition.
Prior to law school, Ms. Deich helped draft research papers for various non-profit organizations.