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McGuireWoods LLP

Antitrust

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What the team is known for

Comprehensive antitrust practice offering litigation services to clients from an array of industries, ranging from paper products to ground and marine transportation. Strong representation of manufacturing clients. Notable experience in international and multidistrict cases. Offers compliance programs and counseling to clients and has demonstrated solid litigation skills in civil and criminal antitrust cases and government investigations.

Strengths

An impressed client remarks: "It has practical, responsive experts who avoid legal jargon and readily engage with the business team."

Work highlights

Represented NIBCO as a plaintiff in its antitrust lawsuit against Viega, a competing manufacturer of copper pipe fittings. NIBCO alleged anticompetitive tying.

Notable practitioners

Amy Manning heads the department. She is commended for her work across high-stakes civil and criminal antitrust matters. She handles investigations and litigation as well as internal compliance program design.
"A sharp and seasoned lawyer; she has broad experience that allows her to bring a high level of sophistication to her representations." "She is a very strong leader." "She is very client-focused and solution-orientated."

Angelo Russo represents clients in both civil litigation and criminal antitrust investigations. He has expertise across a range of issues including price-fixing and monopolization.
"He is always levelheaded and provides actionable advice."

Sarah Zielinski undertakes complex antitrust suits which cover an assortment of issues. She handles multidistrict class actions and investigations, also providing general antitrust counsel.
"She is a very good antitrust attorney." "She is a superstar."

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Overview

McGuireWoods’ global team of antitrust and international trade lawyers excels at finding creative, practical ways for clients to compete aggressively while minimizing risks. We serve clients around the globe in virtually every significant area of antitrust and competition law, including:

  • Antitrust Litigation and Government Investigations
  • Antitrust Audits, Compliance Programs and Counseling
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Debarment Proceedings
  • European Competition, International Trade and EU Regulatory
  • Grand Jury Investigations and Criminal Prosecutions
  • International Cartel Investigations
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Treble Damage Litigation
  • State Aid within the EU

As imaginative problem solvers in civil, criminal and regulatory matters, we have served as counsel in major proceedings, such as auto parts litigation, cabotage shipping antitrust litigation, polyurethane foam antitrust litigation and vitamins litigation. We are hired to think strategically, manage risk and successfully resolve disputes involving allegations of price fixing, bid rigging, monopolization, attempts to monopolize, predatory pricing, tying arrangements, price discrimination and many other claims.

As business counselors, our lawyers solve the antitrust business issues that clients face daily. We have an extensive amount of experience creating and implementing antitrust compliance programs for many companies, including policy drafting, annual training, and auditing.

Antitrust

McGuireWoods LLP

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Location

77 West Wacker Drive

Suite 4100

Chicago

Illinois

USA

IL 60601-1818

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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.

Illinois

Antitrust


Amy Manning
Band 2
Angelo Russo
Band 4
Sarah Zielinski
Band 4