Krishna B. Narine

Contact Info:

Land Title Building
100 S. Broad St., Suite 905
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Direct: 215.644.3942
Cell: 215.771.4988
Fax: 856.232.1601

Specializing in:

Mr. Narine is an A.V. rated attorney who, in addition to representing both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of matters in state and federal courts throughout the United States, has handled a variety of commercial matters including commercial disputes, antitrust and competition issues, business entity formation, asset purchases and sales, and real estate transactions. Krishna has litigated numerous commercial and antitrust related disputes on behalf of clients engaged in a wide variety of businesses, including pharmaceuticals, oil field equipment, memory chips, liquid crystal displays, insurance, gas station franchises, medical transportation, POS transactions, and logistics and shipping. Mr. Narine also litigated gasoline pricing cases against major integrated oil companies and was actively involved in complex antitrust litigation for over thirteen years, playing a prominent role in two of the largest antitrust cases in history. More recently, Mr. Narine has represented cannabis businesses, including participants in the medical marijuana and the hemp industries, from the application and initial start-up phase through product development and marketing and has developed an extensive network of participants in the cannabis industry.

Prior Experience

He was a founding partner of Meredith & Narine. While at Meredith & Narine, while representing business clients Krishna also successfully defended putative class actions brought under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and is counsel in data breach litigation, including Storm et al. v. Paytime, Inc., Case No. 15-3690 (3d Cir.) on appeal from 1:14-cv-01138-JEJ (M.D.Pa.), and In Re Experian Data Breach Litigation, Case No. 8:15-cv-01592-AG-DFM (C.D.Cal.).

Prior to forming Meredith & Narine, Mr. Narine operated the Law Office of Krishna B. Narine, P.C. where he was appointed by the Court Liaison Counsel and one of four Co-Lead Counsel of the indirect purchaser action in In Re: Processed Egg Products Antitrust Litigation, C.A. No. 08-2002, MDL No. 2002 (E.D.Pa.). Krishna played a prominent role in the indirect purchaser actions in two antitrust class actions in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, In re Hydrogen Peroxide Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 1682, C.A. No. 05-666 (E.D.Pa.) and In re Plastic Additives Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 1684, C.A. No. 05-4157, both of which are among the first indirect purchaser antitrust class actions brought in federal court under the Class Action Fairness Act. In addition, Krishna litigated indirect purchaser antitrust class cases in state courts throughout the United States

While partner at Schiffrin & Barroway, Krishna was the manager of its antitrust department. In addition, to working on In re IPO Antitrust Litigation Case No. 1:98-cv-07890-LMM-DFE (S.D.N.Y.), he litigated gasoline pricing cases against major integrated oil companies. Before his work with Schiffrin & Barroway, Mr. Narine was a partner at Meredith, Cohen, Greenfogel & Skirnick, P.C., a firm which specialized in complex litigation. While at Meredith Cohen, Krishna and played a prominent role in what were, at the time, two of the largest antitrust class cases In re

Nasdaq Market-Makers Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 1023 (S.D.N.Y.) (settlement of $1.125 billion) and In re Brand Name Prescription Drugs Antitrust Litigation, C.A. No. 94C897 and MDL No. 997 (N.D. Ill.) (settlement of $750 million). Krishna began his legal career as in-house counsel for Aviation Enterprises, an aircraft leasing company.

J.D. Georgetown University Law Center (1987)
A.B. Dartmouth College (1984)

Bar Admissions

U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U. S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
United States Court of Federal Claims

Business and Community
Vice President and Director of the Foundation of the African American Chamber of Commerce of PA, NJ, and DE
Former board member and coach with the Abington Lacrosse Club
Chairperson of the Legislative Sub-Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association Medical Marijuana Committee
Krishna is also an avid runner, cyclist, and skier.

Publications and Presentations
Contributing author, ABA Section of Antitrust Law, Consumer Protection Law Developments (2009).

Quoted in Business News Daily, (January 2015).

The Costs of a Data Breach and the Need for Expert Witnesses in the Ensuing Consumer Class-Action Lawsuit, (March 2016).

Data Breach Class Action Lawsuits on the Rise: How to Bullet-Proof Your Company from Data Breach Liability, participant in a continuing legal education webinar (March 2016).

What Does CFPB’s Entry into Data Breach Litigation Mean for Financial Firms and Businesses? (March 2016).

Ruling that Commercial General Liability Policy (CGL) Triggers Data Breach Duty to Defend Is Upheld by Federal Appeals Court, (April 2016).



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