Craig Maider is an associate at Lowey Dannenberg and a member of the Firm’s Antitrust and Commodities practice groups.
Commodities Manipulation: Mr. Maider represents investors in commodity futures manipulation cases, including as lead counsel in a certified class action against Kraft Foods Group and Mondelez Global for manipulation of the wheat futures market (Ploss v. Kraft Foods Group, Inc. et al., Case No. 15-cv-2937 (N.D. Ill.) (Kness, J.)) and against Lansing Trade Group, LLC in a separate manipulation of the wheat futures market. Budicak Inc. et al. v. Lansing Trade Group, LLC et al., Case No. 19-cv-2449 (D. Kan.) (Robinson, J.).
Caustic Soda Antitrust Litigation: Mr. Maider represents a putative end-user class of indirect purchasers alleging that the nation’s largest chemical manufacturers conspired to inflate the price of caustic soda, a chemical commodity used in myriad industrial processes (In re Caustic Soda Antitrust Litigation, Lead Case Docket No. 1:19-CV-00385 (W.D.N.Y.) (Wolford, J.)).
Mr. Maider is admitted to both the New York and New Jersey State bars, as well as the Southern District of New York. Mr. Maider received his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2016, where he graduated with honors. He received a B.S. in Finance from Rutgers University, with honors, in 2011 and previously held Series 7 and 63 licenses.
B.S.Rutgers University (2011), magna cum laude
J.D. Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City (2016), cum laude