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Adam Hemlock

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Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP


Adam Hemlock represents clients in a variety of antitrust and commercial litigation matters. He represents clients in US criminal cartel investigations, as well as follow-on class actions and coordination of international government investigations. He also regularly represents clients with respect to the intersection of antitrust and intellectual property, including standard setting, patent pooling and other technology licensing, technology joint ventures, and copyright issues. He an adjunct professor of law at Columbia Law School.


Vice Chair, Intellectual Property Committee, ABA Antitrust Section. Member, Executive Committee, NY State Bar Association Antitrust Section.

United States: Antitrust


Within: Cartel

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP's global antitrust offering is headed by Steven Newborn in Washington DC. Steven Reiss and Adam Hemlock continue to represent an international manufacturer and its US subsidiaries in the ongoing DOJ investigation into the auto parts cartel. Hemlock is also leading the advice to the former CEO of a US manufacturer of generic over-the-counter drugs in a DOJ investigation into price-fixing practices, while Reiss is acting for a senior executive in an investigation into alleged bid-rigging in the television commercial production industry.

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Civil litigation/class actions: defense

Within: Civil litigation/class actions: defense

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP's Steven Reiss and Adam Hemlock, both of whom are based in New York, recently obtained a preliminary settlement approval on behalf of Calsonic Kansei in two purported class actions brought by end-user purchasers and automobile dealers following the DOJ's landmark criminal investigation into the global auto parts cartel. The pair also advise Bridgestone and its US subsidiary in ongoing multi-district litigation arising from the auto parts investigation. In other highlights, General Chemical Corporation and its parent company appointed the group to defend it in a series of putative class actions alleging price-fixing practices in the liquid aluminum sulfate market. Panasonic is also a notable client.

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