Our partners have been at the cutting edge of some of the most significant litigation strategies for many decades, on behalf of both claimants and defendants, in courtrooms and arbitrations throughout the United States and abroad.

Some representative examples of their experience:

  • Chief Counsel for class plaintiffs for the first successful MDL US antitrust class actions to go to trial
  • Successfully defended at trial one of the major U.S. cereal manufacturers against a claim of illegal “shared monopoly” asserted by the Federal Trade Commission
  • Successfully defended Chrysler Corporation against takeover attempts by Kirk Kekorian and Lee Iacocca
  • Counsel to the American Basketball Association in antitrust litigation resulting in merger of the ABA with the National Basketball Association
  • Developed the innovative strategy of opt-out antitrust litigation on behalf of major corporations seeking recovery of overcharges as a result of price fixing cartels—allowing their clients to recover millions of dollars more than similarly situated class members
  • Special antitrust counsel to the States of Arizona and New Mexico
  • Successfully brought the first private unfair competition/antitrust claim in Europe against price fixing cartels
  • The first US attorneys to appear in an unfair competition case before a Chinese Tribunal
  • Special antitrust counsel to the Supreme Court of China in connection with its Anti-Monopoly Law
  • Special competition counsel to China’s Ministry of Trade and Economic Development
  • One of the first lawyers to represent Chinese industry before the World Trade Organization on competition issues
  • Drafter of the revised California Corporations Code