Christopher Hockett is a partner in Davis Polk’s Menlo Park office and global head of its antitrust and competition group. He is also chair of the ABA Section of Antitrust Law for 2013–14. Mr Hockett has practised in the antitrust area for over 25 years, and has served as lead counsel in dozens of antitrust cases in industries such as microprocessors, optical disk drives, telecommunications, liquid crystal displays, flash memory devices, newspapers, software, aviation, medical equipment and chemical manufacturing. He has also represented clients in connection with state and federal antitrust investigations and counselled clients concerning mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and distribution and pricing practices. Mr Hockett’s experience also includes representing leading firms in a wide range of other types of complex commercial litigation, including patent and copyright litigation, securities litigation, professional malpractice matters, contract cases and consumer class actions. He is a frequent speaker at antitrust and trial practice programmes around the country. He is a graduate of the College of William & Mary and the University of Virginia School of Law.