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Steven A. Reed is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice and co-chair of the firm's Antitrust Litigation Group. Mr. Reed has more than 20 years of commercial litigation experience, with particular emphasis on high stakes securities, corporate governance, and antitrust litigation. He has represented leading companies in a variety of industries, including life sciences, chemical and petroleum, entertainment, finance, insurance, technology, accounting, paper and office products, retail, and transportation. Before joining Morgan Lewis, Mr. Reed served from 2009 until 2011 as vice president and deputy general counsel at a global biopharmaceutical company, where he managed the internal lawyers and external law firms that handled the company's litigation, employment, and regulatory law matters, and advised with respect to antitrust, disclosure, governance, and commercial matters. He also sat on a number of interdisciplinary policy and steering committees for the company, including its global compliance and enterprise risk management committees. For more information, view Mr. Reed's biography at


Previously, Mr. Reed was a partner at a boutique litigation firm that he helped to found in 1992, specializing in complex commercial disputes at the trial and appellate levels throughout the United States.


Member, Central Board of Trustees for the Settlement Music School


University of Pennsylvania, 1990, J.D.; Franklin & Marshall College, 1987, B.A.

United States: Antitrust


Within: Cartel

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP’s antitrust and competition practice contains six former FTC and DOJ attorneys, and was recently boosted by the addition of 30 lawyers from the now defunct Bingham McCutchen. The group has its largest offices in Washington DC and San Francisco, with additional lawyers in New York, Philadelphia, Boston and Silicon Valley. Recent highlights include representing Morgan Stanley in connection with an alleged manipulation of ISDAFIX, the primary benchmark for the interest rate swap market. Clayton Everett Jr was involved in various matters related to investigations into the autoparts industry. Steven Reed in Philadelphia co-heads the global practice with Darren Tucker. Frank Hinman in San Francisco and Scott Stempel and Leiv Blad are noted. All attorneys are based in Washington DC except where stated otherwise.

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Civil litigation/class actions

Within: Civil litigation/class actions

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP’s team ‘approaches business and legal issues thoughtfully and with appropriate consideration of the client’s business interests’, and under the stewardship of Steven Reed has successfully integrated the major intake of antitrust lawyers from Bingham McCutchen. Donn Pickett and Brian Rocca were new additions to the San Francisco office. Pickett represented Intel in a California class action that challenges its sales and marketing practices for microprocessors, and Rocca represented Google in the successful dismissal of a putative class action alleging anti-competitive agreements between Google and Android device makers. Thane Scott in Boston is a pharmaceutical sector specialist, while the addition of Jon Roellke in Washington DC adds to the firm’s already impressive financial services litigation expertise.

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