Dan Ferri represents individuals, businesses, and public clients in complex litigations against large, well-funded corporate defendants.
Dan Ferri’s litigation practice focuses on fraud, breach of contract, intellectual property theft, and antitrust claims. He has achieved tens of millions of dollars in recoveries on behalf of his individual, small business, and public clients. He works to balance the scales and prevent unscrupulous business practices from going unchecked.
Dan’s recent work includes successfully representing the State of New Mexico in cases arising from Volkswagen’s use of “defeat devices” to cheat emissions standards and other automakers’ sales of vehicles containing dangerous Takata airbag inflators. He currently represents New Mexico in asserting consumer fraud claims for deceptive “Low T” advertising and antitrust claims involving broiler chicken price fixing.
Dan was also recently instrumental in achieving a substantial settlement for a class of consumers who purchased Toyota minivans with defective sliding doors and in obtaining certification of multiple statewide classes in a case involving an oil consumption defect in popular GM trucks and SUVs. In addition to his products liability work, Dan represents individual and small business insureds in numerous class-wide coverage disputes against their insurers.
- State of New Mexico v. Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., et al. Case No. D-101-CV-2016-00131 (Santa Fe Cty., N.M.)
- State of New Mexico v. Takata Corporation, et al., Case No. D-101-CV-2017-00176 (Santa Fe Cty., N.M.)
- In re Polaris Marketing, Sales Practices, and Product Liability Litigation, Case No. 18-cv-0939 (D. Minn.)
- In re: Wells Fargo ERISA 401(k) Litig., Case No. 16-cv-3405 (D. Minn.)
- Combs v. Toyota Motor Corp. Case No. 17-cv-04633 (C.D. Cal.)
- Weidman v. Ford Motor Company, Case No. 18-cv-12719 (E.D. Mich.)
- Sloan, Jr. v. General Motors LLC, Case No. 16-cv-07244 (N.D. Cal.)
- WhitServe, LLC v. GoDaddy.Com, Inc., Case No. 11-cv-00948 (D. Conn.)
- Cascades Computer Innovation LLC v. RPX Corp., Case No. 12-cv-01142 (N.D. Cal.)
- Research Frontiers Inc. v. E Ink Corp., Case No. 13-cv-01231 (D. Del.)
Illinois Rising Star, Super Lawyers (listed annually since 2016)
- “Curing the Ascertainability Fallacy – The Ninth Circuit Strikes Back,” AAJ Class Action Litigation Newsletter, Winter 2017
- 2018 Survey of Federal Class Action Law: A Circuit-by-Circuit Analysis (American Bar Association, 2018)
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
- U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan