USA USA - Nationwide Antitrust
1Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLPAntitrust2023 | Band 1 |Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP is an outstanding DC-based practice that collaborates with a complementary European network to provide seamless national and international antitrust representation. Provides a premium clientele with guidance on class actions, criminal investigations and mergers receiving scrutiny from regulatory agencies, as well as offering pre-merger advice and guidance, and support defending against cartel allegations. Has particularly strong client relationships in the telecommunications, natural resources and financial service sectors. Excels in cases involving price-fixing allegations, market monopolization and bond and debt manipulations. 1Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLPAntitrust2023 | Band 1 |Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP is a highly adept group of New York-based practitioners who represent organizations from the finance, entertainment, retail and energy industries, among others. Offers dual strength in corporate antitrust work, such as M&A and joint ventures, and in competition litigation, including class actions and monopolization cases. Also noted for its compliance counseling practice and international reach. Frequently acts opposite governmental enforcement agencies including the FTC, DOJ and state attorneys general. 1Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLPAntitrust2023 | Band 1 |Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP has a spectacular antitrust group best known for its offerings on the West Coast, as well as for its reputable offices in other key jurisdictions. Practitioners include class action litigators, M&A counselors and cartel defense experts, many of whom regularly provide representation in multijurisdictional and multinational cases. Notable sector expertise includes technology, communications and transportation. Highly adept in handling price-fixing conspiracies and no-poach disputes. 1Latham & Watkins LLPAntitrust2023 | Band 1 |Latham & Watkins LLP is a hugely accomplished antitrust group that combines an elite California presence with an impressive East Coast team. Offers counsel on the full scope of competition matters, including pre-merger advice and clearance representation. Particularly well regarded for its strong international cartel capabilities, as well as its high-profile civil litigation practice. Strong client relationships in technology, manufacturing and agribusiness sectors. Provides expert representation to international and global organizations in cross-border disputes. 1Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & AffiliatesAntitrust2023 | Band 1 |Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates boasts some of the finest antitrust litigators and transactional lawyers in the country, who show considerable aptitude across a myriad of industries. Continues to handle a large volume of specialist antitrust work as part of its full-service practice, including advice on Hart-Scott-Rodino filings and merger compliance before antitrust enforcement authorities around the world. Advises clients in the pharmaceutical, healthcare, financial and telecommunications spheres.
2Arnold & PorterAntitrust2023 | Band 2 |Arnold & Porter has a sophisticated antitrust practice which advises and represents clients on large, high-stakes and complex deals, litigation, and investigatory matters in the antitrust space. Attorneys include outstanding trial lawyers, investigators and multibillion-dollar deal closers. Longstanding relationships with clients in the financial services, healthcare and consumer goods markets. 2Baker Botts L.L.P.Antitrust2023 | Band 2 |Baker Botts L.L.P. continues to develop a dynamic antitrust presence in DC, with clients including major technology corporations and manufacturing companies. Regularly provides representation in multijurisdictional matters, including cartels and civil litigation. Notable strength in handling transactional matters, such as M&A and asset swaps with international filing obligations. Additional sector expertise includes pharmaceuticals, transportation and chemicals. 2Davis Polk & Wardwell LLPAntitrust2023 | Band 2 |Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP is a premium firm that is consistently highlighted for its antitrust representation, which it provides for clients from a broad spectrum of industries including the telecommunications, technology and entertainment sectors. Attorneys achieve impressive outcomes in transactional work such as clearance for M&A and joint ventures and in litigation, including both civil and criminal cases. Well placed to advise clients on international merger control proceedings. 2Jones DayAntitrust2023 | Band 2 |Jones Day is an accomplished team that demonstrates a multijurisdictional proficiency through its seamless representation of national and international corporations. A strong bench of attorneys ensures that all corners of antitrust law, including M&A guidance, civil litigation and criminal investigations, are covered to a premium standard. Also noted for its expertise in cartel defense work, bolstered by its attorneys' previous experience within enforcement agencies. Represents a vast array of clients, including those in the healthcare, technology and pharmaceutical industries. 2Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLPAntitrust2023 | Band 2 |Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has a deep bench of antitrust experts, many of whom established their careers at the FTC. Collaboration between New York and DC offices ensures the provision of comprehensive antitrust coverage on M&A, civil litigation and government investigations. Particularly recognized for its excellence representing clients in the life sciences sector. Further noted for its strong connections to the manufacturing, producing and technology sectors. Also commended for handling cartel proceedings on behalf of both national and multinational corporations. 2Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & RosatiAntitrust2023 | Band 2 |Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has an exceptional antitrust practice group advising and representing clients in mergers, government investigations and litigation. Features a top reputation for work in the hi-tech sector. Also noted for its in-depth cartel defense practice in both class and private actions, especially those pertaining to the pharmaceutical and digital advertising sectors.
3AxinnAntitrust2023 | Band 3 |Axinn is a highly respected boutique antitrust firm with broad strength in corporate and litigious work. Adept at counseling clients through complex merger control issues. Also noted for its strong intellectual property practice leveraged in litigation at the cross-section of IP and antitrust. Frequently represents those in the food, manufacturing, technological and finance industries. 3Covington & Burling LLPAntitrust2023 | Band 3 |Covington & Burling LLP has a talented bench of attorneys who use their previous experience in government positions to provide thorough and comprehensive antitrust representation in M&A, civil actions and cartel investigations. Also noted for its increasingly strong litigation presence in California. Particular expertise in the financial services, technology and sports sectors among others. Well placed to advise on international issues in jurisdictions including the EU, China and South Korea. 3Kirkland & EllisAntitrust2023 | Band 3 |Kirkland & Ellis has a talented team with a reputation for expertise in antitrust. Possesses an impressive and diverse bench of specialists, willing to go to trial in both criminal and civil litigation and also able to get complex mergers cleared by government agencies. Continues to strengthen its national network with an emerging New York presence. Noted for its particularly strong client base in the private equity sector as well as the sports, leisure and healthcare industries. 3Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLPAntitrust2023 | Band 3 |Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP has a highly regarded team with a strong reputation for antitrust litigation and expertise in class action defense. Equally well versed in handling government investigations and civil enforcement, and offers strong merger clearance and antitrust counseling practices. Has expertise in a variety of industries, frequently working with pharmaceutical, life science and academic clients. Supported by a global network and able to handle nationwide and international antitrust cases. 3Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLPAntitrust2023 | Band 3 |Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP is a prominent firm that offers excellent representation to clients facing the full spectrum of antitrust issues, including cartel defense, civil litigation, merger clearance and regulatory investigation matters. Features an array of blue-chip clients among its extensive antitrust portfolio. Continues to gain strength in DC with the addition of well-regarded practitioners. Adept in representing those in the technology, telecommunications and healthcare sectors. 3Sullivan & Cromwell LLPAntitrust2023 | Band 3 |Sullivan & Cromwell LLP has a skillful team of experienced antitrust practitioners with notable strength in both mergers and litigation. Continues to handle a large amount of specialist antitrust work, particularly for clients in the financial services arena, as part of its full-service practice. Also noted for its handling of criminal government investigations including cartel, rate-rigging and price-fixing cases. Further recognized for its capacity to advise on cross-border matters. 3Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & KatzAntitrust2023 | Band 3 |Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz is a go-to practice for antitrust representation in M&A, joint ventures and deal work. Well known for its ability to handle complex regulatory reviews for some of the largest global deals. Displays considerable skill in handling matters with domestic and international regulatory agencies. 3White & Case LLPAntitrust2023 | Band 3 |White & Case LLP enjoys widespread recognition for its successes in antitrust litigation, with attorneys acting in both class actions and government investigations on behalf of defendant parties. Also noted for its strength in international cartel matters and on antitrust clearance for mergers and acquisitions. Key clients include national and international life science and pharmaceutical corporations. Frequently acts in complex cross-border proceedings for both domestic and multinational clients.
4Boies Schiller Flexner LLPAntitrust2023 | Band 4 |Boies Schiller Flexner LLP is a distinguished litigation firm that regularly provides antitrust representation for both plaintiffs and defendants in high-profile class actions and opt-out cases. Handles litigation on behalf of consumer classes and private clients. Also demonstrates strength in government investigations and merger defense. 4Crowell & Moring LLPAntitrust2023 | Band 4 |Crowell & Moring LLP is a high-quality firm that continues to represent clients in high-stakes multidistrict and class action cases across the country, acting for both plaintiffs and defendants. Also involved in a number of multibillion-dollar transactions involving major international companies across a rich variety of industries including telecommunication, media, healthcare and aerospace. Advises on a wide range of governmental investigations along with anticompetitive pricing litigation disputes. 4Dechert LLPAntitrust2023 | Band 4 |Dechert LLP has a notable practice for antitrust guidance on mergers, joint ventures and follow-up litigation. Utilizes relationships between key offices to provide informed and intelligent guidance for organizations receiving scrutiny from the FTC and DOJ. Strong client connections in the agricultural sciences, technology and airline industries among others. Able to handle cross-border matters, providing competition advice to multinational corporations. 4Mayer Brown LLPAntitrust2023 | Band 4 |Mayer Brown LLP has an impressive team, constituted of numerous DOJ alumni, that offers representation in cartels, civil litigation and transactional work. Acts for clients from a broad spectrum of industries before regulatory agencies in multiple countries. Noted for litigating antitrust cases in trial and appellate courts across the US. Proficient in managing cases in the food, healthcare and manufacturing sectors. 4McDermott Will & Emery LLPAntitrust2023 | Band 4 |McDermott Will & Emery LLP continues to offer advice in all areas of antitrust law, with considerable expertise handling complicated merger clearances and both criminal and civil litigation including cartel defense. Boasts a strong reputation advising clients in a variety of sectors, including defense, healthcare and consumer products. Also demonstrates a key understanding of the intersection between antitrust and IP law. 4Ropes & Gray LLPAntitrust2023 | Band 4 |Ropes & Gray LLP has a strong antitrust group frequently sought out for its broad experience handling complex civil litigation, enforcement agency conduct investigations and the merger review process. Has robust client relationships in the pharmaceutical, healthcare, private equity and technology sectors. Well placed to handle matters with an international dimension. 4Sidley Austin LLPAntitrust2023 | Band 4 |Sidley Austin LLP has a distinguished antitrust team, respected for its commercial focus and track record in civil litigation. Offers antitrust counseling and litigation in a wide range of areas, including anticompetitive conduct, sales distribution and M&A, and brings experience to government investigations. Noted experience pertaining to a wide range of industries, including telecommunications, pharmaceuticals and life sciences. 4Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLPAntitrust2023 | Band 4 |Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP has an experienced practice, providing advice and representation to blue-chip clients in numerous industries across the spectrum of antitrust matters. Especially well equipped to handle multijurisdictional and multinational transactions and investigations. Also noted for antitrust litigation and counseling. Regularly manages competition work for clients in the pharmaceutical, energy and manufacturing arenas. 4WilmerHaleAntitrust2023 | Band 4 |WilmerHale has a top-quality cartel practice that features some of the leading attorneys in the criminal antitrust space. Also handles antitrust reviews of a range of major mergers and acquisitions as well as civil litigation. Further capable of handling non-merger agency investigations. Able to assist with matters at the intersection of IP and antitrust. Collaborates with international offices while also continuing to develop and broaden its national scope and network. Offers experienced representation to a range of large corporations, including those in the technology, automotive, shipping and financial services industries. 4Winston & Strawn LLPAntitrust2023 | Band 4 |Winston & Strawn LLP has an impressive bench of antitrust litigators who work with clients across merger litigation, civil cases and criminal investigations on a national and international scale. Particularly well known for handling cases in the sports industry as well as matters at the intersection between antitrust and IP law. Further looked to for representation in significant cartel proceedings.