Litigators of the Week: Joe Presta and Robert Rowan

Julie Jackson

13 August 2018

Litigators of the Week: Joe Presta and Robert Rowan

Joe Presta and Robert Rowan, Nixon & Vanderhye

It is hard out there for a claim under section 2 of the Sherman Act. Even the Department of Justice’s antitrust division has not tried to bring more than a handful of monopolisation charges in recent years. With all the precedent about antitrust law not protecting competitors, how do the rivals of the defendant win a $315 million jury verdict?