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Saul P. Morgenstern (10/22/14)
Saul Morgenstern, Co-Chair of the firm’s Antitrust practice, litigates complex disputes, class actions and multi-jurisdictional cases before US federal and state courts, international arbitral tribunals, the Federal Trade Commission and the US International Trade Commission, and represents clients in US Government, State and foreign investigations. He also advises companies with respect to the antitrust implications of mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, trade association activities, distribution and pricing programs and other aspects of competitor and customer relations. Saul has represented clients across a broad spectrum of industries, including the chemical, computer hardware and software, energy, entertainment, insurance, financial, leisure, luxury consumer goods, pharmaceutical, publishing, real estate, telecommunications and toy industries.
Claudia R. Higgins (10/07/14)
Claudia Higgins joined Kaye Scholer following over two decades of distinguished service as an antitrust litigator with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). An antitrust partner in the firm’s Complex Commercial Litigation department, Claudia represents Fortune 500 companies in significant antitrust matters, particularly high-profile mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, as well as in private antitrust litigation and civil investigations by the FTC, the US Department of Justice (DOJ), and numerous international regulatory agencies. Her experience in antitrust matters spans a widely diverse set of industries, including consumer goods, defense and aerospace, natural resources, technology and health care.
Michael D. Blechman (10/06/14)
Michael D. Blechman, who concentrates in the fields of litigation, antitrust and international law, has been a partner in the firm since 1975 and was a member of its Executive Committee from 1996 to 2003.
Philip A. Giordano (09/16/14)
Philip A. Giordano serves as counsel in Kaye Scholer’s Antitrust Practice. Drawing on more than 15 years of experience as a prosecutor in the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice (DOJ), most recently as a Trial Attorney in the National Criminal Enforcement Section, Philip represents and counsels clients regarding a variety of national and international antitrust matters, including complex criminal antitrust investigations and litigation, civil non-merger government investigations and mergers and acquisitions. His experience in antitrust matters spans a diverse set of industries, including computer hardware and software, auto parts, financial services, entertainment, publishing, chemicals, air cargo transportation and consumer goods. Philip maintains offices in Palo Alto, CA and Washington, DC.
Jennifer B. Patterson (09/05/14)
Jennifer B. Patterson litigates complex commercial disputes with a focus on antitrust litigation and counseling. She has handled a wide range of litigations from inception through trial and appeals. She has defended major US and foreign corporations in private antitrust lawsuits and class actions and in related investigations and enforcement proceedings by the Department of Justice, state attorneys general, and foreign competition agencies. She has handled internal investigations concerning potential antitrust violations and other illegal activity. Jennifer has advised companies with respect to the antitrust implications of mergers and acquisitions, including conducting worldwide analyses of pre-merger notification requirements and acting as coordinating counsel for all necessary filings. She also advises on distribution and pricing programs and other aspects of competitor and customer relations. Jennifer has counseled and represented clients in such industries as rail freight transportation, auto parts, pharmaceuticals, biometric identification, poultry breeding, food additives, pesticides, publishing, aircraft parts, optical film and flat glass manufacturing.
Aton Arbisser (09/02/14)
Aton Arbisser is the Chair of the Litigation Department of Kaye Scholer’s Los Angeles office and part of the firm’s Antitrust and Product Liability Groups.
Robert B. Bell (08/19/14)
Robert B. Bell is a Partner and Co-Head of the firm’s Antitrust practice group. He has extensive experience in securing antitrust clearance for mergers and acquisitions from both the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission, as well as representing companies and individuals in criminal antitrust matters. For example, Robert currently represents a major multinational corporation in a Department of Justice investigation into criminal price fixing. Robert also regularly advises clients on matters involving antitrust litigation, and provides antitrust counseling on issues ranging from competitor collaborations to vertical distribution arrangements. His representations cover a wide swath of industry sectors, including imaging, communications, defense, entertainment, manufacturing, mining, chemicals and transportation.
Fredric W. Yerman (05/12/14)
Fredric Yerman is Special Counsel in the New York office of Kaye Scholer. He has been a Partner of the firm since 1975 and, formerly, served as Chairman of the firm's Executive Committee. Mr. Yerman concentrates his practice in Litigation and is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.