John Hughes focuses his practice on antitrust and consumer protection law, as well as False Claims Act Litigation and e-Discovery.
He is currently part of the Milberg team serving as lead counsel for an auto dealership class counsel In Re Dealer Management Systems Antitrust Litigation, 18-cv-00864 (N.D. Ill.). He also currently works on behalf of owners of motorcycles who were illegally restricted from repairing their own property in In re: Harley-Davidson Aftermarket Parts Marketing Sales Practices and Antitrust Litigation, 23-md-3064 (E.D. Wis.) and against a pharmaceutical benefit company giant that illegally conspired with a drug manufacturer to raise the price of the drug Acthar in Series 17-03-615, a designated series of MSP Recovery Claims, Series LLC. v. Express Scripts, Inc., 20-cv-50056 (N.D. Ill.).
Mr. Hughes also works on behalf of consumers in In re Google Play Consumer Antitrust Litigation, 20-cv- 05761 (N.D. Cal.), a class action lawsuit brought on behalf of consumers alleging Google unlawfully limited competition by forcing Android users to use the Google Play app store and levying a supracompetitive fee on purchases; and end-users in In re: Hard Disk Drive Suspension Assemblies Antitrust Litigation, 19-md-02918 (N.D. Cal.), alleging that the two largest manufacturers of hard disk drive suspension assemblies illegally conspired to fix prices.
Mr. Hughes previously contributed to the firm’s work in In re Fresh & Process Potatoes Antitrust Litigation, 10-md-2186 (D. Idaho), In re Processed Egg Products Antitrust Litigation, 08-md-2002 (E.D. Pa.), In re Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 1917 (N.D. Cal. 2013), and In Re: Disposable Contact Lens Antitrust Litigation, 15-md-2626 (M.D. Fl.).
Prior to joining Milberg, Mr. Hughes helped lead a non-profit organization with a presence in New York City, Detroit, and Los Angeles, providing legal support and business planning services to creative communities.
Mr. Hughes graduated from Michigan State University with a B.A. in Political Science in 2005 and earned his J.D. degree from Wayne State University School of Law in 2012. During law school, Mr. Hughes served as a Director of The Free Legal Aid Clinic in Detroit, co-managing a facility that specializes in providing family and elder law services to city residents.