USA Litigator of the Week

Litigators of the Week: Steven Bizar, Joseph Callow and Jay Levine

Litigators of the Week: Steven Bizar, Joseph Callow and Jay Levine

GCR USA - 20 June 2018

How do you convince a jury to rule in favour of three dominant producers in the egg industry after a decade-long class action suit? Lawyers at Dechert say it is about telling a convincing story and leaving the econometrics at home.

Litigators of the Week: Weil Gotshal’s David Lender and Eric Hochstadt

Litigators of the Week: Weil Gotshal’s David Lender and Eric Hochstadt

GCR USA - 23 April 2018

After a company has spent nearly a decade trying to evade an antitrust trial, what does it do when it finally has to defend itself on the merits in court? For C&S Wholesale Grocers – which stood accused of dividing geographic markets with Supervalu, the other biggest grocery wholesaler in the US – the answer was to hire Weil Gotshal & Manges.

Litigators of the Week: Michael Nemelka, Aaron Panner and Derek Ho

Litigators of the Week: Michael Nemelka, Aaron Panner and Derek Ho

GCR USA - 20 July 2017

How do you persuade customers to testify against the two dominant companies in an industry to help win your client access to the data it needs? A trio of partners at Kellogg Hansen Todd Figel & Frederick say that if customers are sufficiently fed up with higher prices and the loss of their preferred service provider, they'll tell a judge about it.

Litigator of the Week: Sam Baxter

Litigator of the Week: Sam Baxter

GCR USA - 02 May 2017

How does a lawyer decide to take on a David versus Goliath case such as that brought by competitors against General Electric on monopolisation grounds – a notoriously difficult claim to prove under current antitrust law?

Litigators of the Week: the US Airways O’Melveny team

Litigators of the Week: the US Airways O’Melveny team

GCR USA - 30 December 2016

Antitrust cases rarely make it all the way to trial, and even more rarely give a jury the opportunity to return a verdict.

Litigators of the Week: Evan Chesler, Peter Barbur and Kevin Orsini

Litigators of the Week: Evan Chesler, Peter Barbur and Kevin Orsini

GCR USA - 03 October 2016

There may be no better exponents of how difficult it was to win reversal of a lower court’s ruling against American Express than those who oppose the appellate court’s decision.

Litigator of the Week: Daniel Laytin

Litigator of the Week: Daniel Laytin

GCR USA - 22 August 2016

Lawyers defending a trio of Chinese solar panel makers had good news and bad news: they got a bankrupt US competitor’s lawsuit, claiming that the companies had colluded on “unreasonably low prices”, kicked out of Michigan federal court, even though a similar complaint in California federal court had survived their motion to dismiss. Next up: the Michigan plaintiff appealed against its loss, and cited the contrary California decision.

Litigator of the Week: Dan Wall

Litigator of the Week: Dan Wall

GCR USA - 23 May 2016

Unusually, Latham & Watkins partner Dan Wall was able to defeat two requests for preliminary injunctions in separate cases within the same week earlier this month. For that, he's our Litigator of the Week. 

Litigators of the Week: Al Pfeiffer and Peggy Zwisler

Litigators of the Week: Al Pfeiffer and Peggy Zwisler

GCR USA - 19 May 2016

Last week, Latham & Watkins fended off an attempt by cranberry growers to sue Ocean Spray on a class-wide basis for allegedly suppressing the market price for cranberry concentrate.

Litigator of the Week: Robert Milne

Litigator of the Week: Robert Milne

GCR USA - 25 February 2016

When a federal judge ruled last week that price-fixing claims against a group of building material companies can go before a jury, he made one exception.

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