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United States: Antitrust


Within: Cartel

Winston & Strawn LLP stands out in matters involving heavily regulated industries, such as lithium ion batteries, capacitors and optical disc drives. New York-based Eva Cole, who is a member of the ABA Section of Antitrust Law’s International Cartel Task Force, undertakes a significant amount of work for clients in the electronics, sports and private equity industries. Heather Kafele (who joined from Shearman & Sterling LLP in 2017) and others acted for a number of Japanese auto parts manufacturers in the DOJ’s cartel investigation and in related follow-on price-fixing litigation. Seth Farber in New York is another name to note in the team; his clients include Corning, Nishikawa Rubber, Panasonic and NTN.

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United States: Dispute resolution

Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Within: Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Winston & Strawn LLP’s team is headed by Robb Adkins in New York and Seth Farber in San Francisco, and includes Chicago-based practitioners Dan Webb and Daniel Rubinstein. Webb is representing the City of Ferguson in the DOJ civil rights division’s investigation into the city’s police department and municipal court following alleged police misconduct after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in August 2014. Webb acted alongside Matthew Carter in Chicago for Ukrainian businessman, Dmitry Firtash, in an FCPA case pending in the Northern District of Illinois concerning bribery associated with Indian titanium mining licenses. Rubinstein led for Citadel on an internal investigation into cybercrime conducted by two former employees. In another key mandate, the group is representing MegaUpload and its founder, Kim Dotcom, at the extradition stage of a criminal copyright case launched by the DOJ. In May 2018, superstar Abbe Lowell joined from Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP. He is based out of the Washington DC and New York offices.

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