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Ed is a Co-Chair of the Antitrust & Competition Team in the Global Regulatory Enforcement Group, and has over three decades of experience representing clients in helping his clients navigate the merger clearance process, as well as in antitrust class actions and other antitrust and commercial litigation, and in criminal and civil antitrust investigations (both federal and state). He is recognized for his aggressive and successful pursuit of clients’ interests in litigation and investigations, and for his first-rate advocacy skills both in and out of the courtroom, including through trial.

Credentials

  • Boston College Law School, 1984, J.D., cum laude. Editor-in-Chief, Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review.
  • Hamilton College, 1979, B.A.

  • District of Columbia
  • New York

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York
  • All State and Federal Courts - New York

  • Trial Practice Committee of the American Bar Association Antitrust Section, Vice Chair (past)
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association

Awards & Recognition

  • Antitrust Litigation, Washington DC Super Lawyers (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • “Trailblazers in Antitrust - Mergers and Acquisition” National Law Journal (2016)
  • Burton Award for Legal Achievement (for legal writing) (2008)
  • Legal Elite - Antitrust Litigation, Washington SmartCEO (2007)