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Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Antitrust

2 ranked lawyersBand 3New YorkUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Represents both defendants and plaintiffs in all manifestations of antitrust litigation, with particular strength in the class action arena. Practitioners hold cross-border capabilities that prove especially useful within the cartel landscape. Further able to assist clients with merger control before government agencies. Represents clients in the pharmaceutical, producer and chemical industries.

Strengths

A client says: "It is an intellectually strong, resourceful and client-focused law firm."

Another client says: "It provides exemplary legal counsel in a timely and coherent manner."

Work highlights

Advised Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation in four wage litigation cases. Plaintiffs sought to represent a nationwide class of all nonsupervisory production and maintenance employees at chicken processing plants nationwide from 2009 to the present, alleging that Pilgrim’s and a number of others entered into a conspiracy to suppress employee wages and violate the Sherman Act as to no-poach agreements.

Notable practitioners

Adam Hemlock is commended for his work representing clients before US enforcement agencies in civil and criminal investigations. He also handles related follow-on litigation.
"He is a terrific lawyer." "He is a really great criminal lawyer." "He is highly strategic."

Eric Hochstadt is recognized for his experience as a litigator in the antitrust space. He handles individual and class actions and criminal cartel investigations.
"A phenomenal trial lawyer." "He is always readily available to provide support and advice to his clients."

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Antitrust

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

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Location

767 Fifth Avenue

New York

USA

NY 10153-0119

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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.

New York

Antitrust


Adam C Hemlock
Band 3
Eric Hochstadt
Band 4