Craig W. Hillwig
Craig W. Hillwig is a shareholder of the firm, which he joined in 1994.
His practice focuses on complex civil litigation, including antitrust, shareholder and consumer class actions. He is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
A native of Allentown, Pennsylvania, Mr. Hillwig is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University (B.A. 1990) and the Catholic University of America (J.D. 1993).
While at Catholic University, Mr. Hillwig served as a Note & Comment Editor on the Catholic University Law Review, which published his Comment entitled, Giving Property All of the Process That’s Due: A “Fundamental” Misunderstanding About Due Process, 41 Cath. U. L. Rev. 703 (1993).
Before joining the firm, Mr. Hillwig clerked for Chief Judge Edward N. Cahn of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Since joining the firm, he has participated in numerous class actions and other complex litigation, including: In re Plastics Additives Antitrust Litigation, No. 03-2038 (E.D. Pa.); In re Calpine Corporation, Inc. Securities Litigation, Master File No. C-02-1200 SBA (N.D. Ca.); In re Microcrystalline Cellulose Antitrust Litigation, MDL 1402 (E.D. Pa.); In re Pillar Point Partners Antitrust and Patent Litigation, MDL No. 1202 (D. Ariz.); In re The Bennett Funding Group, Inc., No. 96-61376 (Bankr. N.D.N.Y.); Cornell v. Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A., No. 97 CIV. 2262 (MBM) (S.D.N.Y); In Re Holocaust Victim Assets, Master Docket No. CV-96-4849 (E.D.N.Y.); In Re The Foundation For New Era Philanthropy Litigation, MDL No. 1127 (E.D. Pa.); In Re Factor VIII or Factor IX Concentrate Blood Products Litigation, MDL-986 (N.D. Ill.); In Re Amino Acid Lysine Antitrust Litigation, MDL 1083 (N.D. Ill.); In Re Estate of Ferdinand E. Marcos Human Rights Litigation, No. 86-0390 (D. Haw.); In re Graphite Electrodes Antitrust Litig., Master File No. 97-CV-4182 and MDL No. 1244 (E.D. Pa.); In re Commercial Explosives Antitrust Litig., MDL No. 1093S (D. Utah); In re TMJ Implant Products Liability Litig., MDL 1001 and 94-MD-1001 (D. Minn.); In re Copley Pharmaceutical, Inc., "Albuterol" Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 94-140-1013 (D. Wyo.); Next Proteins International v. Radonsky, No. BC 304799 (Superior Ct. Cal.); Granito v. International Business Machines, No.: 2001-027510 (Cal. Super. Ct. Alameda Cty).
Mr. Hillwig has also represented both plaintiffs and defendants in non-class litigation, including: iGames Entertainment, Inc. v. Regen, No. 04-4179 (E.D. Pa.); Majestic Athletic v. Bandhu Trading, Inc., No. 03-0123 (E.D. Pa.); Liebman v. Prudential Financial, No. 02-2566 (E.D. Pa.); Sungard Recovery Services LP v. Value City Department Stores, Inc., No. 01-CV-1917 (E.D. Pa.); Osher v. Schottenstein Stores Corp., No. 01CVH-07-6566 (Franklin Cty. Ohio); and Federal Realty Investment Trust v. Juniper Properties Group, No. 00-0667 (E.D. Pa.).