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Nearly 50 professionals dedicated to antitrust law

Representation before competition authorities in the United States, the European Union and its member states, China, and Japan

Experience in senior positions with antitrust enforcement agencies:

  • Senior Trial Counsel for the Federal Trade Commission
  • Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice
  • Assistant Chief in the Communications and Finance Section of the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice


Class Action Group of the Year, Law360

Reported by Chambers 2011 as having the "premier reputation for litigation"

Ranked as one of the top law firms in Corporate Counsel magazine's 2012 listings of "Who Represents America's Biggest Companies?"

Winner of the The Legal Intelligencer's 2012 "Litigation Departments of the Year" for General Litigation

U.S. News & World ReportBest Lawyers: Antitrust Law – Tier 2

U.S. News & World Report - Best Lawyers: Antitrust Litigation - Tier 1

Chambers USA 2011 – Antitrust Law - Band 3 (PA) 

Chambers Global 2011 – Recommended in Belgium for Competition/European Law

PLCCross-border Competition Handbook 2011/2012 – Recommended in U.S.; Recognized in Washington, D.C.

PLCCross-border Life Sciences Handbook 2011/2012 – Highly Recommended in U.S. for Life Sciences Competition/Antitrust

Global Competition Review 100 – Recommended in the 14th edition for U.S. Government Antitrust

Competition Law 360 – Named among top 10 antitrust firms in U.S. and ranking fifth in terms of growth

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02/23/15 Morgan Lewis Report: Aggressive Cartel Investigation and Enforcement Continue on Global Scale
Morgan Lewis released its Global Cartel Enforcement Report providing an overview of cartel enforcement in 2014.
11/25/14 Antitrust Division to Increase Use of Probation in Enforcement, Compliance Week (read the article - subscription required)
Compliance Week interviews Mark Krotoski on the recent Antitrust Division change in policy emphasis on corporate probation and the use of external corporate monitors.
10/16/14 White House Holds Back on Ralls Appeal, The Deal Pipeline (read the article)
Antitrust partner Stephen Paul Mahinka is quoted regarding the administration's decision to forgo a Supreme Court appeal.
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Morgan Lewis’s Antitrust Practice is one of the largest and most diversified in the world. Our Antitrust Practice is distinguished by its substantial scope and depth, our base of knowledge and experience, and our international capability. We provide the full spectrum of antitrust services, from preventive counseling to advice on complex issues, sensitive government investigations, and the defense of "bet the company" litigation.

In our client representations, we have tackled the most difficult antitrust problems in all sectors of the global economy. For example, we have handled:

  • Controversial mergers implicating regulatory systems of dozens of countries
  • Novel licensing questions
  • Complex defenses of corporations subject to multiple cartel investigations
  • Sensitive internal and government investigations
  • Complicated litigation brought by thousands of plaintiffs in dozens of jurisdictions across the United States

Strength in the Caliber of Our Lawyers

Regardless of the particular issue presented, we believe our strength comes from the caliber of our lawyers, who bring diverse backgrounds in antitrust and litigation to our team.

Many of our lawyers have held senior positions with U.S. antitrust enforcement agencies, including assistant attorney general in charge of the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division, deputy director of the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC's) Bureau of Competition, and director of the FTC's Office of Policy and Evaluation. Our team also includes lawyers who have gained vast experience handling a wide range of client problems and litigation issues through years of hands-on law firm practice.

Worldwide Integrated Team

Morgan Lewis antitrust lawyers work as one worldwide integrated team, irrespective of office location, and are particularly experienced in addressing complex multijurisdictional issues. In addition, in many of our representations, we provide a multidisciplinary perspective to client problems. By working closely with lawyers in other Morgan Lewis practices, we are able to draw on the knowledge and experience of corporate, litigation, regulatory, tax, and labor lawyers, depending on the situation presented.