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Labaton Sucharow LLP

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Jay L. Himes

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Labaton Sucharow LLP

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Antitrust and Competition Litigation

Position

Partner

Career

Co-Chair of the Firm's Antitrust and Competition Litigation Practice, Jay Himes is experienced in all facets of antitrust and complex litigation generally. With more than 40 years, Jay focuses on representing plaintiffs in price-fixing class action cases and protects businesses from anticompetitive activities. Currently, Jay represents clients in global antitrust matters involving alleged price-fixing, benchmark and commodities manipulation, pay-for-delay, and other anticompetitive practices, including: In re Platinum and Palladium Antitrust Litigation and In re Treasury Securities Auction Antitrust Litigation.

Most recently, Jay helped secure more than $1.2 billion in In re Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litigation, a class action lawsuit on behalf of plaintiffs who purchased airfreight shipping services directly from major domestic and international air cargo carriers.

Jay also serves as the court-appointed trustee in the Department of Justice's 2014 merger victory after trial—United States of America v. Bazaarvoice, Inc.—with the responsibility to monitor Bazaarvoice's compliance with its obligations under the final judgment.

Member

Jay is a member of the U.S. Advisory Board of the Loyola University Chicago School of Law's Institute of Consumer Antitrust Studies, the advisory board of the Bloomberg Law's Antitrust & Trade Regulation Reporter, and the editorial advisory group of the Antitrust Chronicle.

Jay serves as the Antitrust Section's delegate to the House of Delegates of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA). He is also the past chair of the Antitrust Section of the NYSBA and currently co-chairs the antitrust committees of both the State Bar's Commercial and Federal Litigation Section and its International Section. Jay also serves as the secretary of NYSBA's International Section. Jay is also a member of antitrust, litigation, and intellectual property groups in the American Bar Association.

Education

University of Wisconsin Law School
J.D., magna cum laude, 1972

University of Wisconsin
B.A., 1970


United States: Antitrust

Civil litigation/class actions

Within: Civil litigation/class actions

Labaton Sucharow LLP’s first-rate reputation ranks it as ‘one of the best-known plaintiff firms in the antitrust class action arena’. The ‘smart and trustworthyGregory Asciolla and Jay Himes co-chair the New York-based practice, which is visible in large-scale cases arising from US and global antitrust investigations, and which also particularly excels at developing and filing first-of-its-kind actions, even if no investigation has been initiated. In 2016, the firm filed the first nationwide class action for Boston Retirement System in a matter concerning an alleged conspiracy by the world’s largest dealer banks to manipulate trading in the SSA bonds market. In the pharmaceuticals sector, the firm is on the court-appointed plaintiffs’ steering committee in a class action arising from an alleged conspiracy among generic drugs manufacturers to fix the prices of digoxin and doxycycline, as well as allocate markets and customers.

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