Partner, Shearman & Sterling LLP
Djordje Petkoski is a partner in the antitrust practice of Shearman & Sterling’s Washington, DC, office. He focuses on cartel investigations, complex antitrust litigation and strategic counselling with an emphasis on antitrust and competition law.
Djordje has conducted internal investigations relating to potential criminal violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, US international trade laws, environmental laws and obstruction of justice conduct. He has also represented plaintiffs and defendants in multi-district and other complex litigation involving a variety of antitrust, Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, Lanham Act and other claims. Djordje has represented over two dozen corporate and individual clients in cartel investigations by the US Department of Justice and enforcers in other jurisdictions, including as lead counsel for significant corporate clients. He has also served as lead counsel for corporate clients involved in civil class actions that follow Department of Justice investigations. Djordje’s individual clients have included chief executives and senior sales and pricing executives accused of criminal antitrust violations, including price-fixing and alleged ‘no-poach’ agreements.
Djordje has written extensively on antitrust and compliance issues, has served as a panellist on these issues at American Bar Association events and has taught classes on antitrust and compliance at the Wharton Business School, including executive education courses attended by Fortune 500 compliance officers and senior risk managers. In 2017 and 2018, Benchmark Litigation recognised Djordje in its ‘40 & Under Hot List’.