Eliot handles complex legal issues facing clients across the globe. He provides clients with strategies for resolving a broad range of disputes, including civil and criminal antitrust litigation, and internal and government investigations.
Eliot has appeared in federal and state courts and tried numerous bench and jury trials to verdict. He has litigated matters for both corporations and individuals, and has significant experience in civil and criminal antitrust litigation and internal and governmental investigations.
Among his recent matters, Mr. Adelson represents a Japanese global manufacturer of electronic components in a putative class action; the largest local TV station operator in the U.S. in a putative class action; and represented an auto parts company in several antitrust investigations.
Before joining Morrison & Foerster, Eliot cultivated an international client base across industries and geographies over his fifteen-year tenure at another global law firm. Japanese companies, in particular, look to him for his deep knowledge of antitrust matters.
In addition to his private practice experience, Mr. Adelson served as a Deputy District Attorney for Alameda County in California. Eliot is also a member of the Executive Committee for the Bar Association of San Francisco's Antitrust and Business Regulation Section.
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