Daniel J. Boland

Daniel J. Boland

Partner

Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 215.981.4399    Fax: 215.981.4750

bolandd@pepperlaw.com

Representative engagements in which Mr. Boland has been involved include:

Antitrust Litigation

  • In re Lamictal Direct Purchaser Antitrust Litigation – represents a research-based pharmaceutical manufacturer in a putative antitrust class action alleging an unlawful “reverse payment” settlement of patent litigation
  • In Re: Class 8 Transmission Direct Purchaser Antitrust Litigation – secured complete dismissal, at class certification stage, of indirect purchaser class action for Mack Trucks, Inc. and Volvo Trucks North America alleging a conspiracy to install a monopolist transmission supplier
  • Wallach v. Eaton Corp., et al. and Avenarius v. Eaton Corp., et al. – secured complete dismissal of direct purchaser class action for Mack Trucks, Inc. and Volvo Trucks North America alleging a conspiracy to install a monopolist transmission supplier
  • In re Wellbutrin XL Antitrust Litigation – represented a major pharmaceuticals manufacturer against class action claims alleging monopolization under the Sherman Act and various state laws
  • In re Flat Glass Antitrust Litigation No. II – defended a major international glass manufacturer in putative class actions alleging price fixing in the U.S. glass industry
  • JELD-WEN, Inc. v. AGC America, Inc., et al. –defended a major international glass manufacturer in opt-out litigation alleging price fixing in the U.S. glass industry
  • West Penn Allegheny Health System v. UPMC and Highmark, Inc. – represented the second-largest hospital system in Pittsburgh in an antitrust action against its largest competitor for alleged illegal monopolization
  • Toledo Mack Sales & Services, Inc. v. Mack Trucks, Inc. – secured defense verdicts for a major truck manufacturer against Sherman Act, Robinson-Patman Act, and state law claims brought by dealer in two jury trials. Further secured $1.6 million judgment on counterclaim for misappropriation of trade secrets
  • RDK Truck Sales & Service, Inc. v. Mack, Trucks, Inc. – secured summary judgment for major truck manufacturer on antitrust claims brought by independent truck dealer for alleged conspiracies between manufacturer, dealers and truck body suppliers
  • AlarMax Distrib. Inc. v. Tyco Safety Products Canada, Ltd. – defended a burglar alarm products manufacturer against claims alleging competitive injury resulting from an exclusive dealing arrangement.

Accounting Related Arbitration

  • Imagine Communications Corp. v. Harris Corporation Corp. - secured $24 million arbitration award for purchaser of software business based upon seller’s failure to prepare closing balance sheet in accordance with U.S. GAAP
  • successfully recovered purchase price adjustments for multiple buyers of businesses based upon sellers’ failure to prepare closing balance sheets in accordance with U.S. GAAP.

Director and Officer Liability

  • defended corporate officers against breach of fiduciary duty claims arising from alleged misrepresentation of the corporation’s financial condition
  • represented a special litigation committee of a board of directors evaluating shareholder demands asserting breach of fiduciary duty and corporate waste claims
  • represented a nonprofit corporation investigating allegations that its directors and officers breached their fiduciary duties to the corporation
  • represented a corporate officer in an environmental investigation conducted by a federal agency.

Securities Litigation

  • defended corporations in federal investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission
  • represented a special litigation committee of a board of directors evaluating shareholder demands asserting insider trading and securities fraud claims
  • defended a securities broker in federal investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Education

  • J.D., Villanova University School of Law, 2003
  • M.B.A., Villanova University, 2003
  • B.S., Accounting and Finance, summa cum laude, DeSales University, 1998

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

Practice Areas

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