What the team is known for Dominant group of practitioners that represents both defendant and plaintiff clients in high-stakes antitrust litigation. Can offer extensive experience with merger clearance and with cases at the intersection of IP and antitrust. Longstanding clients in the life sciences, technology and consumer products industries continue to use the team's leading services.
Strengths Interviewees point to the firm's excellent coverage of the antitrust space: "They're an excellent antitrust group and do an excellent job in both mergers and litigation."
Work highlights Brought a case on behalf of Microsoft Mobile, alleging that it was overcharged by suppliers of lithium ion batteries as a result of a price-fixing conspiracy.
Acted for the Chinese sovereign wealth fund JAC Capital in its proposed acquisition of a $1.8 billion divestiture of assets related to the $40 billion acquisition of Freescale Semiconductor by NXP Semiconductors.
Significant clients Dell, Nokia, Mylan Pharmaceutical, Novartis, Mohawk Industries.
Randall Allen is a "strong and consistent antitrust player" and seasoned trial attorney. He is well known for his defense of corporations in bet-the-company litigation. His recent work includes the representation of Delta Air Lines in its multibillion-dollar baggage fee class action.
Michael Kenny is well known at the Georgia Bar as a "strong antitrust trial lawyer," who regularly appears in appellate courts, on behalf of corporate plaintiffs and defendants. He recently defended State Farm Automobile Insurance in 23 antitrust cases filed in courts across the country alleging Sherman Act violations.
Debra Bernstein is an antitrust litigator who has experience counseling clients in a variety of industries, including financial services, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and consumer goods. She is described as an "expert for business-to-business litigation."