Antitrust Law Section

  • Orange Star Award
    Antitrust Section 2015 Fellowship Award
  • Young Professionals at Table
    Join a Committee today! Antitrust Section Committee involvement allows antitrust lawyers to network, to research issues and to influence the law — all great ways to achieve professional growth.
  • Upcoming Events
    • Antitrust Law Student Writing Competition - Nominations Due April 30

      ANTITRUST LAW STUDENT WRITING COMPETITION

      Presented by: Antitrust Law Section 

      Contact: Professor Edward D. Cavanaugh

      Nomination Deadline: April 30, 2015

      Date Presented: July, 2015

      Detailed Flyer

      Entry Form

      Award Criteria: Papers must be written by a currently-enrolled J.D. or LL.M. student at a NYS Law School or by a NYS resident at any ABA-accredited law school outside of New York State. Papers may address any antitrust topic and should generally be 20-30 pages in length with footnotes (no more than 50 pages) written in Bluebook form. Papers may have been submitted to other writing competitions, but jointly prepared papers are NOT ELIGIBLE. 

      Prize Awarded: $5,000 cash prize and publication of the winning article.

    • May 13, 2015 - Practicing Before the Enforcement Agencies in New York


      Practicing Before the Enforcement Agencies in New York

      Antitrust Section
      Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 6:00pm-8:30pm
      Shearman & Sterling
      599 Lexington Avenue
      New York, NY 10022


      Civil and criminal antitrust enforcement is a national endeavor. New York -- the home of the DOJ Antitrust Division’s New York field office, the FTC’s Northeast Regional Office and the NYAG’s Antitrust Bureau—is a key center of enforcement activity in the region. Each of the three offices is responsible for investigations and/or litigation with implications that extend far beyond its regional responsibilities. Please join us for a lively and informative discussion with agency leadership about the roles their offices play and current enforcement activities and goals. A networking reception will follow. 


      Moderator:
      Jessica K. Delbaum, Shearman and Sterling


      Speakers: 
      William H. Efron, Director, FTC Northeast Regional Office 
      Michelle Rindone, DOJ Antitrust Division New York Office 
      Eric J. Stock, Chief, NYAG Antitrust Bureau

      FREE: ABA Antitrust Section Members, Government, New York State Bar Association Members, Nonprofit Employees and Students.   

      RSVP:  Yvette Marin


    • May 20, 2015 Executive Committee Meeting - All Section Members Welcome


      Antitrust Section Executive Committee Meeting
      Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 8:30am-10am
      Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
      80 Pine Street
      New York, NY  10005

      All Antitrust Section members are welcome to attend the substantive part of the meeting beginning at 9am.  Featured speakers will be Profs. Harry First and Andy Gavil discussing their recent book on Microsoft. 
        
      Please RSVP to karen.campione@dechert.com


  • Awards

    Antitrust Section Student Writing Competition

    Presented by: Antitrust Law Section 

    Contact: Professor Edward D. Cavanaugh

    Nomination Deadline: April 30, 2015

    Date Presented: July, 2015

    Detailed Flyer

    Entry Form

    Award Criteria: Papers must be written by a currently-enrolled J.D. or LL.M. student at a NYS Law School or by a NYS resident at any ABA-accredited law school outside of New York State. Papers may address any antitrust topic and should generally be 20-30 pages in length with footnotes (no more than 50 pages) written in Bluebook form. Papers may have been submitted to other writing competitions, but jointly prepared papers are NOT ELIGIBLE. 

    Prize Awarded: $5,000 cash prize and publication of the winning article


    William T. Lifland Award

    The NYSBA Antitrust Section's William T. Lifland Award is presented to antitrust practitioners in recognition of their contributions and accomplishments in the field of antitrust. The Service Award acknowledges those who throughout their professional careers have distinguished themselves as leading antitrust practitioners as well as serving the broader antitrust community in a leadership role. The Service Award is presented to the recipient by the Antitrust Section during the Antitrust Section's annual dinner.

    2015 Antitrust Section Law Student Fellowship

    The New York Bar Foundation is pleased to announce the 2015 Antitrust Section Law Student Fellowship, established by the Foundation through gifts from the Antitrust Section of the New York State Bar Association. The Fellowship, currently valued at $6,000, will be awarded to one or more students to spend the summer of 2015 (10 weeks) working on antitrust matters in one of the following agencies: the New York Office of New York Attorney General, Antitrust Bureau; Federal Trade Commission, Northeast Region; or Department of Justice Antitrust Division, New York Field Office. Fellows will be also be guest members of the NYSBA Antitrust Section for two years starting with the award of the Fellowship.

    VIEW THE FELLOWSHIP FLYER AND APPLICATION.

    Questions? Contact Deb Auspelmyer at dauspelmyer@tnybf.org.

    FELLOWSHIP WINNERS FOR 2014:

    John Knight of Columbia Law School and Maxwell Meadows of Fordham University School of Law are the 2014 recipients of the Antitrust Section Law Student Fellowships, The New York Bar Foundation has announced.

    Knight and Maxwell will each receive $6,000 to work this summer in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in New York City.

    “We are pleased to recognize two outstanding law students who have demonstrated exceptional promise,” said Barbara Hart of Lowey Dannenberg Cohen & Hart, chair of the State Bar Association’s Antitrust Law Section. “They both will gain invaluable legal experience in their fields.”

  • Resources

    Recent Case Decisions:

    Class Action:
    Horizontal Restraints:

    Materials from Recent Programs:

    November 19, 2014 presentation to Antitrust Section Executive Committee by Robert C. Marshall, PhD (Bates White Economic Consulting): Cartel Detection and Damage Estimation

    September 18, 2014 Class Action Committee CLE program

    June 5. 2014 panel discussion: Perspectives on Global Cartel Enforcement

    May 20, 2014 Vertical Restraints Committee meeting

    April 23, 2014 presentation by Kevin Caves, PhD (Economists Incorporated): Competition and Monopsony in Labor Markets

    Antitrust Law Section's April 1, 2014 Lunch with Antitrust Regulators

    Vertical Restraints Committee's March 6, 2014 program "Feeling Blue: Antitrust Challenges to Health Insurers in the Post-Affordable Care Act World":

    Antitrust Law Section's January 30, 2014 Annual Meeting:

    Antitrust Law Section's November 14, 2013 program "Antitrust Basics: An introduction for New Attorneys": 
    Basics of Antitrust - November 14, 2013 course materials
     

  • Antitrust Law Section Symposium