In re: McKinsey & Company, Inc., National Prescription Opiate Consultant Litigation (MDL No. 2996)



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About This Case

This is a Multi District Litigation (MDL) case involving the role of McKinsey & Co., Inc., in providing advice to opioid manufacturers in the sale of prescription opioid drugs.  Plaintiffs in this case are cities, counties, tribal governments, and other entities alleging various claims against McKinsey, including public nuisance, negligence, fraud, unjust enrichment, violation of consumer protection statutes, and federal RICO claims.

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Selected case documents of special interest:


Docket NumberFiling Date
Consent Order of Transferee Court 06/01/2021
Transfer Order 106/08/2021
Conditional Transfer Order (CTO-1)4206/16/2021
Pretrial Order No. 15606/25/2021
Transcript of July 29, 2021 Proceedings16308/02/2021
Pretrial Order No. 221108/16/2021
Pretrial Order No. 321508/18/2021
Transcript of September 2, 2021 Proceedings25709/13/2021
Pretrial Order No. 425809/21/2021
Pretrial Order No. 525909/21/2021
Pretrial Order No. 626209/23/2021
Pretrial Order No. 729311/30/2021