With a strong banking regulatory and financial services background, Linda Cenedella focuses her practice on antitrust and competition law, with experience in class action litigation, investigations, and global advisory matters. She has represented Fortune 100 companies on diverse antitrust transactional and litigation issues, responding to regulatory investigations and handling sensitive internal investigations.
As a former executive director and assistant general counsel at JPMorgan Chase & Co., Linda managed and supervised a portfolio of antitrust class actions and other complex commercial and consumer litigation, and advised on global competition matters. She actively managed and coordinated significant antitrust class actions and complex commercial litigation on behalf of her former employer, including actions alleging group boycotts in the credit default swaps and interest rate swaps markets, actions relating to a price-fixing conspiracy among Visa, MasterCard, and certain member banks of credit and debit card interchange fees and payment card network rules, and actions concerning a conspiracy among certain foreign exchange dealers to manipulate foreign currency benchmark exchange rates.
Linda was named to the Order of the Coif at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. She is fluent in French, Cantonese, and Bislama, and conversational in Mandarin.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. in In re Payment Card Interchange and Merchant Discount Fee Antitrust Litigation, In re Foreign Exchange Benchmark Rates Antitrust Litigation, In re Credit Default Swaps Antitrust Litigation, In re Interest Rate Swaps Antitrust Litigation, In re ISDAfix Antitrust Litigation, In re Aluminum Warehousing Antitrust Litigation, and In re ATM Fee Antitrust Litigation
Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 1997, J.D.
University of Sydney, 1994, B.A., Economics and Chinese, Dean's Honors List
US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
US District Court for the Southern District of New York
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Competition, Law360 (2020)
Legal Aid Society Pro Bono Award (Advocate for Children’s Rights)
Cardozo Law Review, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (1996)