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honors + affiliations

Vice Chairman, Trial Practice Committee, Antitrust Law Section, American Bar Association (2012–present)

Chairman, Business Torts & Civil RICO Committee, Antitrust Law Section, American Bar Association (2009–2012)

Vice Chairman, Business Torts & Civil RICO Committee, Antitrust Law Section, American Bar Association (2006–2009)

Vice Chairman, Books & Treatises Committee, Antitrust Law Section, American Bar Association (2003–2006)

Distinguished Practitioner in Residence, Cornell Law School (2008)

Recipient, FTC Meritorious Service Award (2007)

Recipient, FTC Janet D. Steiger Award (2008)

Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals

bar admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
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Thomas J. Lang
Partner 合伙人


Email: tlang@morganlewis.com
Washington, D.C.
1111 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20004-2541
Phone: 202.739.5609
Fax: 202.739.3001

Thomas J. Lang is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Antitrust Practice. Mr. Lang focuses his practice on antitrust litigation and merger reviews. His litigation experience includes class actions, price fixing, predatory pricing, intellectual-property-related antitrust issues, monopolization, state court indirect purchaser litigation, federal multidistrict litigation, and civil and criminal investigations by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ).

From 2006 to 2008, Mr. Lang served as Senior Litigation Counsel in the FTC's Bureau of Competition. In this position, he led FTC trial teams in several high-profile FTC merger matters, including challenges to mergers in the healthcare (FTC v. Inova Health Systems), gasoline refining (FTC v. Foster), and supermarket (FTC v. Whole Foods Markets) industries.

Immediately before serving at the FTC, Mr. Lang was a partner in the antitrust and competition practice of an international law firm, working out of the firm's Washington, D.C. office. While in private practice, Mr. Lang represented domestic and international clients in complex class action, multidistrict, and indirect purchaser antitrust litigation. Mr. Lang began his legal career at Morgan Lewis in 1995.

Representative matters in private practice include:

  • In re Vitamins Antitrust Litigation, MDL-1285 (D.D.C.)
  • In re Plastics Additives Antitrust Litigation, MDL-1684 (E.D.Pa.)
  • In re Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) Antitrust Litigation, MDL-1486 (N.D.Cal.)
  • In re Magnetic Audiotape Antitrust Litigation (S.D.N.Y.)
  • In re Toys "R" Us Antitrust Litigation (E.D.N.Y.)
  • In re Children's Ibuprofen Antitrust Litigation (D.D.C.)
  • In re Aftermarket Automotive Lighting Products Antitrust Litig., MDL-2007 (C.D. Cal.)
  • Empagran, S.A. v. F. Hoffman-Laroche Ltd., et al (D.D.C.)

Mr. Lang taught a class titled Antitrust Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions as Cornell Law School's Distinguished Practitioner in Residence during the Fall 2008 semester. He has served as antitrust counsel for international clients in several multi-jurisdictional mergers. He has written numerous articles on antitrust issues and has also provided commentary on a variety of antitrust topics on numerous ABA and law school panels.

Mr. Lang has served in the leadership of the Antitrust Law Section of the ABA continuously since 2003 and is currently a Vice Chair of the Trial Practice Committee. He was previously a Vice Chair and Chair of the Business Torts & Civil RICO Committee and is a former Vice Chair of the Books & Treatises Committee.

From 1991 to 1992, Mr. Lang was a professional staff member on the U.S. Senate Select Committee on POW/MIA Affairs. He also served for 15 years as a Military Intelligence Officer in the U.S. Army Reserves and Army National Guard, rising to the rank of Major.

Mr. Lang earned his J.D. from Cornell Law School in 1995, his M.A. in national security studies from Georgetown University in 1992, and his A.B. in politics from Princeton University in 1988.

Mr. Lang is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and New York and before the U.S. Supreme Court.

先生是摩根路易斯律师事务所反垄断业务部的合伙人。郎先生的业务重点是反垄断诉讼和并购审查。郎先生的诉讼经验涵盖集体诉讼、价格固定、掠夺性定价、与知识产权相关的反垄断问题、垄断独占、州法院间接购买诉讼、联邦多地区诉讼、以及由联邦贸易委员会和司法部发起的民事与刑事调查。

2006年至2008年期间,郎先生曾在联邦贸易委员会的反不竞争局担任高级诉讼顾问。在任期间,他曾率领联邦贸易委员会的调查组对数起著名的进行合并前调查,其中包括对医疗保健(联邦贸易委员会诉Inova Health Systems)、汽油精炼(联邦贸易委员会诉Foster)和超市(联邦贸易委员会诉Whole Food Supermarket)等行业提起的诉讼。

在为联邦贸易委员会服务之前,郎先生是一家国际律师事务所华盛顿分所反垄断和反不竞争业务部的合伙人。在其执业生涯中,郎先生曾代理国内外客户处理多起错综复杂的集体诉讼、多地区诉讼和间接购买反垄断诉讼。郎先生于1995年加入摩根路易斯律师事务所。

2008年秋季,郎先生作为康乃尔大学法学院的杰出驻校学者,教授并购中的反垄断问题一课。他还在数项多地区合并项目中为国际客户担任反垄断法律顾问,并且就反垄断诉讼问题发表了许多文章,在美国律师协会反垄断法部的2003和2004年度反垄断法律发展年度回顾 一书中,他担任"贸易限制"一章的作者。另外,在许多ABA和法学院论坛上,他对各种反垄断问题提供了评论意见。自2003年开始,郎先生开始担任美国律师协会反垄断法部的领导。

郎先生1995年于康乃尔大学法学院获得法律博士学位,1992年在乔治城大学获得国家安全研究方面的硕士学位,1988年在普林斯顿大学获得政治学学士学位。

郎先生获准在哥伦比亚特区、纽约州和美国最高法院执业。

education

  • Cornell Law School, 1995, J.D.
  • Georgetown University, 1992, M.A.
  • Princeton University, 1988, A.B.