Manatt's antitrust team handles complex disputes involving every imaginable antitrust issue, including pricing, monopolization, cartels, collusion, distribution, and navigating controversial mergers and acquisitions through the agencies. Because we have highly knowledgeable counsel across many practice areas and trusted relationships with industry and government officials, your matter will be handled efficiently, thoroughly, and with the greatest likelihood of success. Our lawyers have the experience and industry knowledge to structure your transaction or litigation to achieve your business objectives and avoid trouble with regulators, competitors, and other parties. We can quickly handle Hart-Scott-Rodino filings and secure regulatory approvals of mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures without unnecessary delay or controversy. Our deeply rooted, field-tested antitrust compliance strategies meet the requirements of the state and federal antitrust laws.
We have deep experience in counseling on antitrust issues in business practices and dealings with third parties. And, having a world-class litigation team in your corner will help you avoid litigation. However, when litigation is unavoidable, or in your best interests, we're also the ones to have on your side. We have successfully litigated civil and criminal antitrust cases for clients across the country.
California's Unfair Competition Law
If you're in California, our lawyers can provide particular insight into the state's unfair competition law. As UCL litigation has increased throughout the past several years, we've successfully represented defendants, plaintiffs, and amicus curiae. Our lawyers are well-versed in the statute's nearly 80 years of related case law and legislative history, and we've helped shape judicial interpretation by taking first-impression cases to the state Courts of Appeal and Supreme Court.
Who we work with
We have a team of lawyers experienced in protecting businesses through antitrust and unfair competition litigation across a number of industries, including advertising, entertainment, financial services and banking, health care, manufacturing, media, and consumer products.
What we do
We handle complex advice and disputes involving pricing, monopolization, cartels, collusion, distribution, mergers and acquisitions, and all types of UCL disputes, including patent infringement, regulatory claims, employment litigation, and advertising claims.