Jerry L. Beane

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1717 Main Street
Suite 3700
Dallas, TX 75201
P: +1.214.659.4520
F: +1.214.659.4401

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Jerry L. Beane

Retired Senior Partner

Dallas Office
1717 Main Street
Suite 3700
Dallas, TX 75201
P: +1.214.659.4520
F: +1.214.659.4401

Jerry Beane’s practice has focused on antitrust and commercial litigation. He has more than 40 years of experience defending federal and state antitrust cases and governmental investigations in banking, construction, energy, explosives, food, health care, home furnishings, insurance, logistics and transportation industries. He also has defended patent, trademark, securities, contract and breach of fiduciary duty cases. Jerry’s antitrust representation has included work with mergers in the energy, food, health care, transportation, manufacturing and telecommunications industries. He has counseled clients on distribution, HSR, joint venture, pricing, price-determination, trade association and compliance program issues.

Jerry also has represented liability insurers in coverage, bad faith, Insurance Code violations, claims handling and failure to settle lawsuits, and has defended claims including environmental and other coverage issues under CGL policies, reinsurance agreement disputes, specialty coverage issues such as catastrophe injury policy and sporting and entertainment event coverage.

Jerry has practiced in many jurisdictions and has handled cases in Texas, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Tennessee and Wyoming.

Representative Experience

  • MDL403, In Re: New Mexico Natural Gas Antitrust Litigation - United States District Court for the District of New Mexico - Trial of horizontal and vertical price fixing claims in class action with more than 300,000 class members
  • Tucker v. Interstate Brands Corporation - District Court, Johnson County, Texas - Trial of horizontal price fixing claims in class action with more than 52,000 class members
  • MDL 1093. In Re: Commercial Explosives Antitrust Litigation - United States District Court for District of Utah, Central Division - Defense of horizontal price fixing claims in explosives industry
  • MDL 1000, In Re: Southeastern Milk Antitrust Litigation - United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee - Defense of price fixing claims in class action
  • Apani v. Coca-Cola Enterprises - United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Lubbock Division and appeal 300 F. 3d 620 (5th Circuit 2002)
  • Harmar Bottling Co. v. Coca-Cola Co., 218 S.W.3d 671 (Tex. 2006) - Trial of antitrust claims in soft drink industry
  • Alexsam v. Wildcard Systems - Defense of patent litigation in Eastern District of Texas
  • QPSX v. Nortel - Defense of patent infringement case in the Eastern District of Texas



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