Minneapolis
Practice Areas
Bar Admissions
2010, Minnesota
Education
University of St Thomas School of Law, 2010 St. John’s College, Annapolis, MD, 2005
Court Admissions
Minnesota U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan

Overview

Simeon Morbey practices in the firm’s antitrust and e-discovery groups. He is a 2010 graduate of the University of St Thomas School of Law, where he was elected Chairman of the Board of Advocates and was a Senior Editor for the Journal of Law and Public Policy. Before law school, Mr. Morbey worked as a high school English and Mathematics teacher in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia. In 2021, Mr. Morbey won the prestigious American Antitrust Institute Award for Outstanding Antitrust Litigation Achievement by a Young Lawyer for his work in In re Peanut Farmers Antitrust Litigation, Case No. 2:19-cv-00463 (E.D. Va.).

Representative Cases

  • In re Peanut Farmers Antitrust Litigation (aka, “D&M Farms et al. v. Birdsong Corp. et al.”), No. 2:19-cv-00463 (E.D. Va.).  Firm appointed as co-lead counsel in this resolved antitrust class action on behalf of peanut farmers accusing peanut shelling companies of price-fixing.  Recovered $102.75 million for America’s peanut farmers.
  • In re Turkey Antitrust Litigation, Case No. 1:19-cv-08319.  Firm appointed co-lead counsel in this ongoing antitrust class on behalf of direct purchaser plaintiffs against turkey producers.
  • In re Pork Antitrust Litigation, No. 0:18-cv-01776 (D. Minn.). Firm appointed as co-lead counsel in this ongoing antitrust class action on behalf of direct purchaser plaintiffs against pork producers.  Recovered $107.5 million for the class to date.
  • In re Broiler Chicken Antitrust Litig., No. 1:16-cv-08637 (N.D. Ill.). Firm appointed as co-lead counsel in this ongoing antitrust class action on behalf of direct purchaser plaintiffs against broiler chicken producers. Recovered $170 million for the class to date.
  • In re Automotive Parts Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 2311 (E.D. Mich.) Ongoing representation of direct purchaser plaintiffs in complex antitrust class action against manufacturers of automotive parts.
  • In re Capacitors Antitrust Litig., No. 3:14-cv-03264 (N.D. Cal.). Ongoing representation of indirect purchaser plaintiffs in complex antitrust class action against manufacturers of capacitors.
  • In re Resistors Antitrust Litig., No. 3:15-cv-03820 (N.D. Cal.). Ongoing representation of indirect purchaser plaintiffs in complex antitrust class action against manufacturers of resistors.
  • Precision Associates, Inc., et al. v. Panalpina World Transport (Holding) Ltd., et al. (Freight Forwarder Antitrust Litigation) (Eastern District of New York).

Publications

  • Cultural Property and the Armenian Genocide: An Application to the International Court of Justice, University of St. Thomas Journal of Law and Public Policy Vol. 4:2 (2010).

Presentations

Professional Recognition

  • 2021 American Antitrust Institute Award for Outstanding Antitrust Litigation Achievement by a Young Lawyer, Winner
  • 2021 American Antitrust Institute Award for Outstanding Achievement in Private Practice,  Team Member

Community Involvement

  • University of St. Thomas Law School Alumni Advisory Board, Director
  • Minnesota Chapter Federal Bar Association, Legal Education Committee Member
  • FOCUS MN, Advisory Board Member