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What the team is known for A strong group with a well-established presence in the Pennsylvania antitrust market. Has particular expertise in class action litigation cases within the healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors and is noted for its handling of cases at the intersection of IP and antitrust law. Additionally proficient in representing clients within the manufacturing, technological and construction industries. Also noted for its provision of merger clearance advice to corporate and private equity clients.
Strengths An impressed client notes: "They are excellent advocates who communicate well with us," noting: "they are thorough, attentive to detail and their written legal pleadings are of the highest caliber."
Another says: "They are extremely sophisticated in antitrust law."
Work highlights Represented Tyco Integrated Security in a case brought forward by its competitors alleging monopolization and conspiracy activity.
"Top antitrust litigator"
Barbara Sicalides heads the firm's antitrust department. She is considered an expert in a range of antitrust matters, including defending investigations brought by the Department of Justice, advising corporations on compliance issues and working on price-fixing cases. She is described as "a super smart lawyer who works across the gamut of antitrust matters."
Jan Levine is a "fantastic lawyer" who focuses her practice on representing pharmaceutical and healthcare companies in antitrust cases such as price-fixing and conspiracy allegations. She is increasingly active in the market, and interviewees note that "she is really raising her profile."
Robin Sumner has excellent capacity to effectively handle antitrust cases for pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. Interviewees describe her as a "solid antitrust lawyer."