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Britt Miller

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Litigation

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Britt Miller is a partner in the Chicago office, where she practices in the areas of antitrust litigation and complex commercial litigation. She is co-leader of the Chicago Litigation Practice and a group leader of Mayer Brown’s Antitrust & Competition practice. Britt focuses on representing domestic and international corporations in price-fixing, market allocation, monopolization, and conspiracy cases, and has also counseled clients on general antitrust issues. "She has a fine courtroom presence, is an effective communicator and takes a sound, business-oriented approach," - Chambers USA 2011. Since joining Mayer Brown in 1998, Britt has been involved in numerous antitrust cases including In re Vitamins Antitrust Litigation, one of the largest antitrust cases ever filed in the US. Her antitrust work has involved a variety of products and industries including synthetic rubber, aspartame, resins, household moving services, consumer health products, industrial chemicals, nursing services, fertilizers and vitamins. Britt’s general litigation experience spans both the federal and state court systems and includes client representations relating to contract disputes, constitutional rights, securities fraud, banking practices, airline deregulation, products liability and trust interpretation. Britt co-authored the "United States" chapter for the 2007-2012 editions of Global Competition Review’s "Private Antitrust Litigation" treatise, is a contributing author to West’s Illinois Civil Discovery Practice, and has given numerous presentations on international antitrust issues. She is a member of the American Bar Association’s Section of Antitrust Law and the Section of Litigation and has been named a "Rising Star" in the Antitrust Litigation sections of the Illinois Super Lawyers list published by Law & Politics since 2008. Britt was named also “Future Star” by Benchmark Litigation in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. In addition, she was recently named one of Law 360’s “10 competition lawyers under 40 to watch.” Prior to joining Mayer Brown, Britt served as a Judicial Extern to the Honorable George M. Marovich, US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (1997).

Education

Auburn University, BA 1995 Dean's List Northwestern University School of Law, JD, cum laude 1998 Note and Comment Editor, Northwestern Law Review Order of the Coif, Dean's List


United States: Antitrust

Cartel

Within: Cartel

Mayer Brown’s strong antitrust practice is active in investigations into LIBOR as well as the autoparts and capacitors industries. The group, which is spread across the firm’s offices in Washington DC, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles and Palo Alto, also defends a variety of clients in cartel-related litigation. The department was boosted by the return of ‘fabulous lawyer’ Mark Ryan, who rejoined the firm’s Washington DC office as global chair of the antitrust and competition practice, following a tenure as director of litigation at the DOJ’s Antitrust Division. William Stallings also joined the team after holding several key positions in the Antitrust Division. In a recent highlight, Chicago-based Andrew Marovitz and Thomas Panoff acted as co-counsel to steel manufacturer ArcelorMittal. Other key clients include Nestlé, Cargill and HSBC. Britt Miller in Chicago, Robert Bloch and Adam Hudes are noted. All lawyers work in Washington DC except where stated otherwise.

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Civil litigation/class actions

Within: Civil litigation/class actions

Mayer Brown is noted for its ‘excellent value for money’ as well as for the ‘knowledge and understanding’ of its lawyers. A cross-office team of New York and Paris attorneys, including Richard Steuer, is representing Société Générale in the civil litigation that followed the LIBOR manipulation scandal, which involved several international banks. In Washington DC, Carmine Zarlenga and Adam Hudes are leading advice to Nestlé USA in a sizeable MDL consisting of over 90 federal lawsuits alleging that the multinational food company conspired with Mars, Hershey and Cadbury to fix the price of chocolate products sold in the US. Chicago-based Britt Miller, who is ‘very efficient and has excellent client interaction skills’, and Palo Alto-based Edward Johnson, who recently acted for Google, are additional key contacts.

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