Manatt’s Antitrust team handles complex disputes involving pricing, monopolization, cartels, collusion and controversial mergers and acquisitions. Because we have highly knowledgeable counsel across many practice areas and trusted relationships with industry and government officials, your case will be handled efficiently, thoroughly and with the greatest possibility of success. Our lawyers have the requisite experience and in-depth industry knowledge to structure your transaction to avoid trouble with regulators and will seek preapproval at the earliest possible time. Our deeply rooted, field-tested antitrust compliance strategies meet the requirements of all current state acts, as well as the federal Clayton, Robinson-Patman and Sherman antitrust acts. We can expeditiously handle Hart-Scott-Rodino filings and secure regulatory approvals of mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures without unnecessary delay or controversy.
Having a world-class litigation team in your corner will help you avoid litigation. However, when litigation is unavoidable, or in your best interest, we’re also the ones to have on your side. Our Antitrust team includes a former assistant U.S. attorney as well as lawyers formerly with the FTC and the DOJ’s Antitrust Division.
California’s Unfair Competition Law
If you’re in California, our lawyers can provide particular insight into the state’s unfair competition law, Business and Professions Code Section 17200 et seq. As UCL litigation has increased throughout the past decade, we’ve successfully represented defendants, plaintiffs and amicus curiae. Our lawyers are not only well-versed in the statute’s nearly 70 years of related case law and legislative history. but we’ve helped shape judicial interpretation by taking first-impression cases to the state courts of appeal and Supreme Court.
Experience on Your SideManatt antitrust lawyers know the law because they have helped enforce it and shape it. Members of our team have:
We know what the antitrust statutes mean, what the regulators want, and what the best strategies are for achieving your business goals.
Ranked in Orange County for Antitrust Law 2013-2016
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