The firm has been selected by Law360 as one of five “Class Action Practice Groups of the Year” for 2012. Law360 editors received nearly 550 “Practice Group of the Year” nominations submitted by almost 100 law firms. Quinn Emanuel was selected based on the significance, size, complexity, and number of its class action representations. Law360 recognized Quinn Emanuel for its “major class action victories” in antitrust litigation against U.S. “railroad giants” and, on the defense side, its representation of IBM in a data disclosure suit. The publication also recognized the firm’s representation of Hyundai Motor America in numerous class actions relating to car fuel economy estimates. Quinn Emanuel also defended The Coca-Cola Co., Colgate-Palmolive Co., Barnes & Noble Inc., Charles Schwab & Co. Inc., Epson America, Inc, among others, in major class actions.