Kevin Rayhill specializes in complex class actions involving antitrust claims. He represents plaintiffs harmed by the anticompetitive practices of powerful corporations in markets such as automobiles, steel, commodities warehousing, long-haul trucking, paint manufacture, plastics, and commercial food products. Representative matters include:
- UFC Antitrust Litigation: The firm is Co-Lead Counsel for current and former Elite Professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Fighters in a class action lawsuit against Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), alleging that UFC illegally acquired and maintained a monopoly and monopsony power over Elite Professional MMA fighters, and used that power to suppress their compensation;
- Nomlaki Indians Litigation: The firm is Co-Lead Counsel in a lawsuit filed on behalf of the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians against former tribal officials, alleging that certain former tribal officials and others formed and operated a RICO enterprise to loot tens of millions of dollars in tribal moneys that were ultimately used for their own personal benefit;
- In re Titanium Dioxide Antitrust Litigation: The firm served as Co-Lead Counsel to a class of direct purchasers of titanium dioxide in an antitrust price-fixing case against titanium dioxide manufacturers DuPont, Huntsman, Millennium Inorganic Chemicals, and Kronos. This case produced a settlement of $165 million on the day before the trial was to commence; and
- Lenovo Spyware Litigation: The firm represents purchasers of certain models of Lenovo notebook computers in a class action lawsuit alleging that Lenovo installed and concealed spyware, resulting in multiple violations of federal computer fraud, racketeering, and consumer protection laws as well as corollary and other common law claims under California, New York, and Ohio law.
While in law school, Kevin held internships at the California Attorney General’s Office (Environment, Land Use, and Natural Resources Division) and the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office (Energy and Telecommunications Team), and an externship with Justice Stuart R. Pollak of the California Court of Appeal (First District). Upon graduation he worked as a Legal Research Attorney at the Superior Court of San Francisco (Criminal Division).