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SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA LOS ANGELES/SANTA MONICA NEW YORK SEATTLEWWW.CPMLEGAL.COMJudge Appoints CPM Founder Joe Cotchettas Co-Lead Counsel in the Apple DeviceBattery Throttling Case�AttorneysMark C. MolumphyPractice AreasConsumer Protection ClassActionsDefective Products / Mass Torts05.15.2018 U.S. District Judge Edward Davila has appointed Joseph Cotchett ofCotchett, Pitre & McCarthy and Laurence King of Kaplan Fox &Kilsheimer as co-lead plaintiffs counsel in the MDL regarding Apple’sslowing down old iPhones and iPads. Mark Dearman of Robbins GellerRudman & Dowd will be heading the 23-member plaintiffs executivecommittee. Judge Davila has also pre-approved a steering committeeconsisting of 14 law firms. On December 20, 2017, news broke thatApple had tricked millions of people into downloading softwaredesigned to slow down the performance of older iPhones and iPadswhich would force consumers to purchase the newer model iPhones at ahigher price.The relevant model devices are: iPhone 5, i...