Antitrust - Nationwide
Basic facts about the department
Key offices include New York and Fort Lauderdale.
What the team is known for Highly regarded for its prowess in both plaintiff and defense work in a wide range of antitrust litigation. Represents classes and opt-out plaintiffs as well as defending clients in civil and criminal investigations and litigation.
Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
"They love to try cases and are totally committed to their clients."
Work highlights Acted for Delta Air Lines on gaining clearance of its merger with Northwest Airlines.
Represented a number of opt-out plaintiff companies in cases relating to alleged price-fixing in the LCD screens market.
David Boies is a leading all-around commercial litigator, including decades of experience in antitrust cases. He is described as "an icon in the industry" by sources.
Donald Flexner is described as an "extremely effective," "top antitrust litigator" noted for his technical skills in the area. He represented Delta Air Lines in defense of an investigation brought by the DOJ challenging Delta's acquisition of Northwest Airlines.
Significant clients Barclays, American Express.