Private Antitrust Litigation
Most antitrust proceedings in U.S.
courts are prosecuted by private parties seeking damages or to enjoin
ongoing anti-competitive conduct. Rubin PLLC helps clients identify
and take action against antitrust violations including collusion,
monopolization, and unlawful merger or acquisition.
- Lead counsel in NAC v. Visa USA, et al., DDC (ATM Surcharge Fee Antitrust Litigation);
- Lead counsel in Credit Bureau Services v. Experian et al., SD Fla (collusion and monopolization);
- Lead counsel in Hart InterCivic v. ESS/Diebold, D Del. (unlawful merger);
- Represented plaintiffs in
FreeConference.Com v. AT&T (monopolization);
Represented plaintiffs in NCRA v.
Equifax (price-fixing and unlawful merger);
Counsel for amici curiae in U.S.
Supreme Court antitrust cases Verizon v. Trinko (monopolization),
Independent Ink (tying), and Weyerhaeuser (predatory buying);
Appellate counsel for appellants
in Standfacts Credit v. Experian (monopolization) before the U.S.
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals;
Author of AAI's amicus briefs
(liability and damages) before the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
proceeding in Rambus (patent hold-up);
Defend clients under investigation
or accused of competition-related offenses by state or federal
Co-counsel for plaintiffs in BP
Propane Direct Purchaser Antitrust Litigation (monopolization);
Practice before the Federal
Communications Commission (FCC) in claims and proceedings including
the "Broadcast Flag," various mergers in the
communications industry, and monetary claims against incumbent
Represented amicus curiae in
Princo v. International Trade Comm'n (patent pools and standard