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Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Antitrust

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What the team is known for

Impressive and varied group that advises and litigates on both civil and criminal antitrust matters and merger compliance matters, often with an international flavor. Practitioners are well versed in the overlap between antitrust and other areas, such as securities and IP law. Capably handles suits brought by single plaintiffs as well as multijurisdictional class actions. Deftly represents clients in the pharmaceutical, technology, financial and telecommunication sectors.

Strengths

Market sources say: "They have very good and respected lawyers."

A client notes:"They provide a top service, good advice and are very user-friendly. They are always fast to respond and pay good attention to detail."

Another source says: "They have a great bench of lawyers."

Work highlights

Represented Blue Cross Blue Shield members in consolidated multidistrict antitrust class action litigation. The plaintiffs alleged violations of Sections 1 and 2 of the Sherman Act, among other claims.

Notable practitioners

Christine Varney regularly handles antitrust strategy for clients engaging in the largest corporate transactions, covering compliance and clearance proceedings. She also steers clients through internal and government agency investigations, drawing on her experience as Assistant US Attorney General for Antitrust and Commissioner of the FTC.
"She is a top lawyer." "She is knowledgeable and efficient."

Evan Chesler is one of the most well-known antitrust lawyers active in the US today. He is esteemed for his role litigating the most complex, high-stakes antitrust matters on behalf of household-name clients.

Former District Court judge Katherine Forrest is a renowned antitrust attorney who has market-leading expertise in litigation. In addition to her role as a judge, her clients benefit from her long career in the DOJ and two prior decades of private practice as a litigator.
"She is a terrific lawyer." "She is very good and impressive."

Margaret Segall frequently handles antitrust investigations and approval proceedings for clients in the manufacturing, pharmaceutical and consumer product sectors. She handles clearance for multibillion-dollar transactions as a matter of course.
"She is excellent; top notch."

Yonatan Even is noted for his antitrust litigation practice handling complex disputes for global corporations. He defends class and individual actions as well as suits brought by the Government.
"He is an excellent lawyer."

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Antitrust

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

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Worldwide Plaza

825 Eighth Avenue

New York

New York

USA

NY 10019-7475

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

New York

Antitrust


Christine A Varney
Band 1
Evan R Chesler
Band 1
Katherine B Forrest
Eminent Practitioners
Margaret T. Segall
Band 4
Yonatan Even
Band 5