There’s big news in the battle between consultants in the green building industry and the U.S. Green Building Council (“USGBC”). Following almost a year of litigation, it appears that the USGBC may have defeated a $100 million class action lawsuit brought by engineers and designers, according to a court order issued last week. The plaintiffs&rsquo
Jay Eckhardt is an associate in the Stoel Rives Technology and Intellectual Property Group. He has extensive experience in antitrust litigation, counseling, and trade regulation. Jay has assisted clients in the food and agriculture industry, in mergers before the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice, counseled clients and agricultural cooperatives on Capper-Volstead antitrust immunity, and assisted clients in various antitrust litigation matters.