Antitrust Law Section Meeting

Thursday, January 17, 2019
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Total MCLE Credits: 7.50 (Professional Practice 7.50)
Sutton South, 2nd Floor


Wesley R. Powell, Esq.

Willkie, Farr & Gallagher LLP
New York City

Nicholas Gaglio, Esq.

New York City

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Women's Panel
Robins Kaplan LLP
6:00 - 8:00 pm

Thursday, January 17, 2019

8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Welcoming Remarks
Chair/Program Chair

8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Annual Review of Developments and Hot Topics (1.5 Credits in Areas of Professional Practice)
Elai Katz, Esq., 
Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP  (Panel Chair)
Eleanor Fox, New York University School of Law
Arthur J. Burke
, Esq., Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Coffee Break

10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Merger Enforcement in the Trump Administration (1.5 Credits in Areas of Professional Practice)
Jamillia Ferri
s, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (Panel Chair)
John Harkrider, Esq., 
Lawrence Reicher, Esq., 
DOJ Antitrust Division
Christine Varney, Esq., Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Dr. Dov Rothman, Analysis Group

11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Section Business Meeting

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch (on your own)

1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Blunt Instrument or Surgical Blade:  Is Section 2 of the Sherman Act the Right Tool to Address Financial Market Manipulation? (1.5 Credits in Areas of Professional Practice)
Eric Hochstadt, Esq., 
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP (Panel Co-Chair)
Kellie Lerner, Esq., Robins Kaplan LLP (Panel Co-Chair)
Elizabeth B. Prewitt. Esq., Latham & Watkins
Samuel Weglein, Esq., Anaylsis Group
David E. Kovel, Esq., Kirby McInerney LLP

2:15 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. Break

2:20 p.m. – 3:40 p.m. A Discussion with the Antitrust Division’s New Deputy AAG for Criminal Enforcement (1.5 Credits in Areas of Professional Practice)
Seth C. Farber, Esq.
, Winston & Strawn LLP (Panel Chair)
Richard Powers, Esq., Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice Antitrust Division
Wendy H. Waszmer, Esq., Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Lisa M. Phelan, Esq., Morrison & Foerster

3:40 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Don’t Be Afraid of the DARC (the Donnelly Act Revision Committee, that is) (1.5 Credits in Areas of Professional Practice)
Michael L. Weiner,
Dechert LLP (Panel Chair)
Zachary Biesanz, New York State Office of the Attorney General
Harry First, New York University School of Law
Adam C. Hemlock, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Matthew Perez, Labaton Sucharow LLP
William V. Reiss, Robins Kaplan LLP
Erica S. Weisgerber, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Cocktail Reception for Antitrust Associates and Young Lawyers
5:00-6:00 p.m. 
Sutton Center2nd Floor

Antitrust Section Cocktail Reception at 6:00 p.m. with Dinner Following at 7:00 p.m., featuring keynote by Global Trade Expert Harry Broadman and presentation of the William T. Lifland Service Award to Stacey Anne Mahoney.
The University Club
1 West 54th Street
New York, NY

NYSBA members: To purchase a table download this dinner table reservation form.

Non-NYSBA members:To purchase a table download this dinner table reservation form.