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Cobb, Alicia

Alicia Cobb

Partner

aliciacobb@quinnemanuel.com
Direct Tel: +1 206-905-7002, Direct Fax: +1 (206) 905-7100
Seattle
Tel: +1 206 905 7000 Fax: +1 206 905 7100

Alicia Cobb is Co-Managing Partner of Quinn Emanuel’s Seattle office.  Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, with particular experience in antitrust and class action litigation in New York, Washington state, and Washington, D.C.  Alicia litigates cases in a variety of industries on both sides of the “v.”, representing corporate plaintiffs and defendants, consumer classes and individual opt-out clients.  

Prior to joining the firm, Alicia was a clerk for the Honorable Edward R. Korman of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

 

  • Represents merchant in an antitrust lawsuit against Visa and Mastercard concerning allegedly unlawful practices that caused U.S. merchants to pay inflated fees when accepting credit and debit cards.
  • Represents an insurance agent defending against claims brought on behalf of a putative nationwide class of policyholders.
  • Represents numerous companies in claims against the four major U.S. freight railroads for violating the federal antitrust laws by colluding to use fuel surcharges to impose inflated rail freight rates.
  • Serving on the plaintiffs’ executive committee in a proposed consumer class action alleging that Amazon engaged in anticompetitive conduct as to its third-party merchants leading to inflated prices on consumers’ retail purchases.
  • Represents video game publisher in a proposed class action alleging that Valve Corporation engaged in anticompetitive practices with respect to its Steam video game platform and store leading to inflated prices and commissions on sales of video games.
  • Lewis and Clark Law School
    (J.D., summa cum laude, 2008)
    • Lewis and Clark Law Review:
      • Articles Editor
  • Occidental College
    (B.A., magna cum laude with Honors and Distinction, History, May 2004)
    • Phi Beta Kappa
  • The Washington State Bar
  • The State Bar of New York
  • United States District Courts:
    • Eastern District of New York
    • Southern District of New York
    • Western District of Washington
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Edward R. Korman:
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2008-2009