Education
  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Virginia, B.A., Economics and Literature

Block & Leviton Partner Whitney Street has nearly thirteen years of complex litigation experience and significant expertise in antitrust and securities class action litigation.  Ms. Street, who serves as Chair of the Firm’s Competition Law Group, has been personally appointed Co-Lead Counsel on behalf of a class of indirect purchaser plaintiffs in In re Domestic Drywall Antitrust Litig., 13-md-02437 (E.D. Pa.), which involves allegations of price fixing and other forms of concerted conduct in violation of the antitrust laws.  To date, Ms. Street has recovered more than $10 million on behalf of the class and recently defeated motions for summary judgment as to four of the five remaining defendants. Ms. Street also serves as Co-Lead Counsel in an antitrust class action suit against Celgene Corp. for unlawfully excluding generic competition for vital cancer treatment drugs In re Thalomid and Revlimid Antitrust Litig., 14-cv-06997 (D.N.J.). In addition, she was recently appointed to the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in In re Packaged Seafood Antitrust Litigation, 15-md-02670 (S.D.Cal.) (alleging price fixing in the market for shelf-stable seafood products) and in In re Liquid Aluminum Sulfate Antitrust Litig., 16-md-02687 (D. N.J.) (alleging bid rigging, market allocation, and price fixing in the market for aluminum sulfate).

Prior to forming Block & Leviton LLP with partners Jeffrey Block and Jason Leviton, Ms. Street received her training at prominent litigation firms in New York and Boston where she represented clients in antitrust and securities class actions. She began her career at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman in San Francisco, California, the city to which she returned in 2015.

Recent Successes In Class Action Litigation »

Ms. Street has served as one of the lead attorneys in a number of major class actions that resulted in sizeable settlements for the class, including:

  • In re Google Class C S’holder Litig., Case No. 7469CS (Del. Ch.) ($522 million settlement)
  • In re Swisher Hygiene, Inc. Sec. and Deriv. Litig., 12-md-2384 (W.D.N.C.) ($5.5 million settlement)
  • In re Domestic Drywall Antitrust Litig., 13-md-02437 (E.D. Pa.) ($10.5 million in partial settlements to date)

Prior to joining Block & Leviton, Ms. Street was also an integral part of the litigation teams in the following notable class actions:

  • Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litigation, 06-md-1775 (E.D.N.Y.) (settlements totaling more than $270.0 million)
  • In re: Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM) Antitrust Litigation, 3:03-md-1542 (D. Conn.) (partial settlements totaling $87.0); In re: Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) Antitrust Litigation, 06-md-01768 (E.D. Pa.) (settled for $15.0 million)
  • In re: Hydrogen Peroxide Antitrust Litigation, 05-civ-666 (E.D. Pa.) (partial settlements of more than $4.0 million)
  • In re Bear Stearns Companies, Inc. Sec. Litig., 08-md-1963 (S.D.N.Y.) ($295 million settlement)
  • Riggs, et al. v. Genzyme Corp., 03-cv-4014 (S.D.N.Y.) ($64 million settlement)
Professional Organizations & Awards »
  • Co-Founder and Co-Chair of the American Association for Justice Antitrust Litigation Group (2014-2016)
  • Law360 Competition Law Editorial Advisory Board Member (2014-2016)
  • American Bar Association Member
  • National Association of Public Pension Attorneys Member
  • Contributor, Complex Litigation E-Discovery Forum
Publications & Speaking Engagements »
  • Panelist, Big Data & Storylines, Complex Litigation E-Discovery Forum (September 2016)
  • Moderator, Introduction to the Use of Regression Analysis in Antitrust Class Action Litigation, American Association for Justice Webinar (August 2016)
  • Co-Author, What Lies Ahead in High Stakes Pay-For-Delay Antitrust Litigation, American Association of Justice Business Torts Newsletter (May 2015)
  • Author, Technology Assisted Review: The Disclosure of Training Sets and Related Transparency Issues, Georgetown Law Advanced eDiscovery Institute (November 2014)
  • Faculty, Georgetown Law Advanced eDiscovery Institute (November 2014)
  • Co-Author, Decision Re-Affirms Critical Role of Shareholders, Benefits and Pensions Monitor (October 2014)
  • Panelist, American Association for Justice Class Certification Seminar (2013)
Bar Admissions »
  • State of California
  • State of New York
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • State of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
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