Commercial & Complex Litigation


Cohen & Grigsby’s Antitrust Litigation Group represents clients in both defense and prosecution of antitrust and regulatory matters. Collectively, the group has considerable experience before regulatory agencies, federal judges and juries. We provide a host of services, including preventive counseling, mediation and litigation from simple cases to complex class actions, such as:

  • Counseling to minimize antitrust risks during negotiations and due diligence
  • Guidance in non-compete agreements and protection of trade secrets
  • Representation before antitrust agencies
  • Drafting and negotiating complex distribution and franchise agreements
  • Litigating competitors’ marketing practices
  • Client education and awareness programs

Our experience encompasses a broad range of undertakings in the antitrust field, including:

  • Counseling clients in structuring distribution agreements in the telecommunications industry
  • Preparing Hart-Scott-Rodino filings with federal antitrust agencies
  • Litigating disputes regarding competitive practices in the software industry
  • In a four week jury trial, successfully defended a client accused of price fixing in the commodity metals industry
  • Represented physicians in Section 1 restraint of trade claims against a hospital
  • Represented an independent power producer in a restraint of trade and monopoly claim against an electric utility that resulted in a $48 million settlement for our clients