Morrison Foerster’s Antitrust Law Group was recognized as a leading practice inChambers USAandThe Legal 500 United States2023. The team was highly successful inChambers USA, with a notable new ranking in the California: Antitrust category. This new recognition builds on MoFo’s track record of success in the District of Columbia category, where the firm has been listed as a leading practice for eleven consecutive years. The team also achieved notable success inThe Legal 500 United Stateswith continued recognition across the Antitrust: Cartel, Antitrust: Civil Litigation/Class Actions: Defense, and Antitrust: Merger Control categories, reflecting the group’s full-service capabilities. MoFo’s breadth of experience was notably highlighted by clients, who reported that "The team understands and is highly conversant across a broad set of issue,”adding:"Morrison Foerster has the abilities to handle not only antitrust investigations by the government, but also civil litigation relating to antitrust."
Reflecting the group’s deep bench, eleven MoFo lawyers were highlighted in theChambersandThe Legal 500guides:
Lisa Phelanentered the Hall of Fame inThe Legal 500’s Antitrust: Cartel category, and was again ranked in Band 4 byChambers, with clients praising her as “jaw-droppingly talented”.
Alexander Okuliarwas recommended byThe Legal 500and highlighted for his “significant in-house experience from the Antitrust Division”.
David Crosswas recommended byThe Legal 500as a top litigator across the Cartel and Civil Litigation/Class Actions: Defense categories.
Jeff Jaeckelwas again ranked Band 5 byChambersand was also recommended byThe Legal 500in the Merger Control category.
Bonnie Lauwas promoted inChambersfrom Up and Coming to Band 4, and was also highlighted byThe Legal 500in the Cartel and Civil Litigation/Class Actions: Defense categories. Clients reported that "Bonnie has the ability to keep the focus on the merits of the antitrust claims. She has an incredible ability to say exactly how something is relevant to the claim."
Eliot AdelsonandMegan Gerkingwere again both recognized byThe Legal 500as Next Generation Partners in the Cartel category, with Eliot being praised for his cross-border expertise and Megan being highlighted for her trial experience.
David Shaw,Mary Kaiser,Michael MillerandNatalie Fleming Nolenwere also recommended as top Antitrust lawyers byThe Legal 500.
Congratulations to the Antitrust group for their continued excellence.