Odom & Des Roches, LLC engages in multi-party litigation of complex civil matters throughout the United States. The firm's clients include local businesses, national and international companies, and private individuals.

The lawyers of Odom & Des Roches, LLC have particular depth of experience in antitrust litigation, corporate litigation, financial transactions litigation, professional liability litigation, and pharmaceutical industry litigation. The firm regularly represents plaintiffs in antitrust contingency fee class action and Multi-District Litigation matters, particularly in the pharmaceutical industry. In addition to its active jury trial practice, the firm has extensive appellate experience, and its senior member argued and won the 9-0 reversal of a federal circuit court of appeals before the United States Supreme Court.

The core of the firm's practice is its commitment and ability to try jury cases, and its lawyers structure their strategy from the outset of an engagement with an eye towards eventual appearance in the courtroom. It is the firm's philosophy and experience that being prepared for the rigors of trial maximizes the opportunities for the client to obtain favorable results.

The firm has been actively involved in the following national antitrust class action and non-class action cases:

  • In re Buspirone Antitrust Litig., MDL Docket No. 1410, U.S.D.C., S.D.N.Y. (district court appointment to steering committee representing Sherman Act Class Plaintiffs) (district court approved settlement of $220,000,000).
  • In re Cardizem CD Antitrust Litig., MDL Docket No. 1278, U.S.D.C., E.D.Mich. (district court appointment to discovery committee representing Sherman Act Class Plaintiffs) (district court approved settlement of $110,000,000).
  • In re Relafen Antitrust Litig., Master File No. 01-12239, U.S.D.C., D.Mass. (district court approved settlement of $175,000,000).
  • In re Brand Name Prescription Drugs Antitrust Litig., No. 94 C 897, U.S.D.C., E.D.N.Y. (representation of 3,800 non-class independent retail pharmacy operations) (private settlements reached with many defendants).
  • In re Terazosin Hydrochloride Antitrust Litig., MDL Docket No. 1317, U.S.D.C., S.D. Fla. (counsel for Sherman Act Plaintiffs) (district court approved settlement of $72,500,000).
  • In re Remeron Antitrust Litig., 03-CV-0085, U.S.D.C., D.N.J. (counsel for Sherman Act Plaintiffs) (district court approved settlement of $75,000,000).
  • In re K-Dur Antitrust Litig., MDL Docket No. 1419, U.S.D.C., D.N.J. (district court appointment to executive committee representing Sherman Act Class Plaintiffs).
  • In re TriCor Direct Purchaser Antitrust Litig., Civil Action No. 05-340, U.S.D.C., D. Del.(district court approved settlement of $250,000,000).
  • In re Oxycontin Antitrust Litig., Civil Action No. 1:04-CV-00229-SHS, U.S.D.C., S.D.N.Y.
  • In re Hypodermic Direct Purchaser Antitrust Litig., Civil Action No. 05-1602 (JLL), U.S.D.C., D.N.J. (district court appointment to executive committee representing Sherman Act Class Plaintiffs)(district court approved settlement of $45,000,000).
  • Texas Grain Storage, Inc. v. Monsanto Company, Civil Action No. SA-07-CA-673-OG, U.S. D.C. W.D.Tex.
  • Natchitoches Parish Hospital Service District et al v. Tyco International (US) et al, No. 05-cv-12024 (PBS), U.S.D.C., D. Mass (district court approved settlement of $32,500,000)
  • In re Mushroom Direct Purchaser Antitrust Litig., Master File No. 06-cv-0620 (TON), U.S.D.C., E.D. Pa.
  • Louisiana Wholesale Drug Co., Inc. v. Abbott Laboratories, No. C 07-06118, U.S.D.C., N.D. Cal., (district court approved settlement of $52,000,000).
  • In re Modafinil Antitrust Litigation, U.S.D.C., E.D. Pa., Civ. A. No. 06-1797 (district court approved settlements of $512,000,000 to date, case remains pending).
  • In re Prograf Antitrust Litigation, Civil Action No. 1:11-MD- 033242 (RWZ), U.S.D.C, D. Mass.(district court approved settlement of $98,000,000).

Odom & Des Roches, LLC, which is rated "AV" by Martindale-Hubbell, maintains offices in New Orleans, Louisiana and Hahira, Georgia. The firm is listed in Martindale-Hubbell's Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers'.

Suite 2020, Poydras Center
650 Poydras Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
Telephone: 504-522-0077
Fax: 504-522-0078

5496 Hall Road
P.O. Box 523
Hahira, Georgia 31632
Telephone: 229-794-3412
Fax: 229-794-3544