Kyle J. Pozan
Kyle Pozan has spent his career focusing his practice on antitrust class actions, complex business litigation, and other civil litigation matters. Kyle has considerable experience with written and oral fact discovery, having taken depositions in some of the nation’s largest class action cases, briefing class certification, and drafting and arguing dispositive motions. He is also well-versed in all areas of e-discovery and has used his experience in that field to leverage outstanding results for his clients.
Kyle currently serves as a member of The Sedona Conference, Working Group 1’s Drafting Team on eDiscovery Implications of the Internet of Things, and he was previously a member of The Sedona Conference, Working Group 1’s Brainstorming Group on Discovery and Preservation of Data from the Internet of Things (IoT). He also serves as Co-Chair of the Corporate Practice Committee for the Chicago Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section.
Kyle is passionate about giving back to the community. In the past, he was a mentor for high school students at a local charter school and represented an indigent individual in a pro bono criminal appeal. Kyle is also a certified volunteer mediator.
For three consecutive years, Kyle was selected as an Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star in the area of class actions, an honor given to no more than 2.5% of lawyers under the age of 40. While in law school, Kyle served as an Editor of the Seventh Circuit Review, which published his work.
Kyle lives in Chicago with his wife and daughter.
- In re Broiler Chicken Antitrust Litig., No. 1:16-cv-08637 (N.D. Ill.). Firm appointed as co-lead counsel in an ongoing antitrust class action on behalf of the direct purchaser plaintiffs against broiler chicken producers, and achieved a recovery of more than $170 million for the class to date.
- In re Pork Antitrust Litig., No. 0:18-cv-01776 (D. Minn.). Firm appointed as co-lead counsel in an ongoing antitrust class action against the country’s largest pork producers, and achieved a recovery of $107.5 million for the class to date.
- In re Keurig Green Mountain Single-Serve Coffee Antitrust Litig., No. 1:14-md-02542 (S.D.N.Y.). Served as lead associate for prior firm on a team that obtained a $31 million settlement on behalf of a class of indirect purchaser plaintiffs in an antitrust class action against Keurig.
- Wilkins Buick, Inc., et al. v. Mazda Motor of America, Inc., 1:14-cv-02908 (N.D. Ill.). Obtained judgment on the pleadings and secured a dismissal with prejudice for an international automobile manufacturer in a declaratory judgment action.
- Holmes, et al. v. City of Racine, et al., No. 2:14-cv-00208 (E.D. Wisc.). Successfully represented minority business owners in a Section 1983 lawsuit against the City of Racine.
- In re Potash Antitrust Litig. (II), No. 1:08-cv-06910 (N.D. Ill.). Prior firm appointed as liaison counsel and achieved a recovery of $90 million for the direct purchaser plaintiff class.
- Field v. Exel Inc., et al., No. 2016L00096 (DeKalb County, IL). Obtained summary judgment in a personal injury suit on behalf of logistics company in a premises liability case involving snow and ice.
- Beal v. Office Depot, Inc., No. 13-sc-008410 (Milwaukee County, WI). Obtained defense verdict following a bench trial for a national retail corporation in case alleging deceit and emotional distress.
- Quiroga v. RJC Quality Electric, Inc., No. 2010L013754 (Cook County, IL). Obtained summary judgment in personal injury suit on behalf of a construction subcontractor allegedly responsible for unsafe condition of work site.
- Chang v. Mazda Motor Corporation, No. 2009 L 003095 (Cook County, IL). Served as lead associate on the trial team for a Japanese automobile manufacturer in a multi-million-dollar product liability case.
- The Sedona Conference, Working Group 1, Brainstorming Group on Possession, Custody or Control (2023)
- The Sedona Conference, Working Group 1, Drafting Team on eDiscovery Implications of the Internet of Things, Member (2021–2022)
- The Sedona Conference, Working Group 1, Brainstorming Group on Discovery and Preservation of Data from the Internet of Things (IoT), Member (2020–2021)
- Chicago Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section, Corporate Practice Committee, Co-Chair (2019–2021)
- The Apex Doctrine: Protecting Corporate Executives From Abusive Discovery Practices, International Comparative Legal Guide to Product Liability Journal (2014).
- LexisNexis Practice Guide: Illinois Personal Injury Litigation,” Editor (2014 Ed.).
- Scrutinizing the Seventh Circuit: How the Court Failed to Address the “Levels of Scrutiny” Quagmire in United States v. Skoien, 6 SEVENTH CIRCUIT REV. 337 (2010).
- Illinois Super Lawyers® Rising Star in Class Actions (2020–2022)