In re Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. Cheese Antitrust Litig., 09-cv-03690, (N.D. Ill.)

February 13, 2014

On February 13, 2014 the Honorable Robert M. Dow announced that the Court was denying the objections by a non-Settling Defendant to preliminary approval of Plaintiffs’ proposed $46,000,000 settlement of the claims against the DFA Defendants alleging that the DFA Defendants conspired to fix the prices of physical cheese and milk, and Class III milk futures contract prices in violation of the Sherman Act and the Commodity Exchange Act between April 2004 – December 2006. Class members should save their records of transactions and follow this website for more information, including how to obtain the class notice after the court has approved the form and content of the notice and directed that they be distributed. Lovell Stewart is lead counsel for the Plaintiff class and Christopher Lovell successfully argued against the non-settling Defendant’s motion for a protective order and in favor of Plaintiffs’ motion for preliminary approval. Contact Christopher Mooney ( or Hannah Bock (