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George G Gordon

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Dechert LLP

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Antitrust/Competition

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George G. Gordon, partner and co-leader of Dechert's life sciences practice, focuses his practice on antitrust litigation, counseling and government investigations. Mr. Gordon's experience includes substantial antitrust class action litigation and general antitrust litigation including a number of significant antitrust actions involving claims of monopolization, unlawful price discrimination, unlawful group boycotts, predatory pricing, and monopoly leveraging.

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Antitrust and Litigation Sections, American Bar Association

Education

Brandeis University, B.A., Economics, 1988, cum laude with Honors; University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1991; The London School of Economics and Political Science, High Commendation, 1987


United States: Antitrust

Civil litigation/class actions: defense

Within: Civil litigation/class actions: defense

Dechert LLP’s Steven Bizar and Christine Levin are representing RW Sauder in two trials (including class action litigation initiated by direct purchaser plaintiffs) over an alleged price-fixing conspiracy among producers of shell eggs and egg products. Another ongoing matter involves George Gordon, counsel Stephen Brown and others defending Lannett Company in a generic pharmaceuticals price-fixing MDL. Washington DC-based Paul Denis, and Ethan Litwin in New York, are part of the team which is handling 100 putative class actions for American Airlines over allegations it colluded with three other US airlines to co-ordinate capacity for air passenger services. Michael Weiner, who heads the practice with Bizar, also practices in New York. The firm’s other work covers litigated DOJ/FTC merger challenges and regulatory proceedings. Named lawyers are based in Philadelphia, except where otherwise stated.

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United States: Industry focus

Healthcare: life sciences

Within: Healthcare: life sciences

At Dechert LLP, the group is known for its expertise in patent litigation, as well as regulatory and transactional matters. In Philadelphia, George Gordon, who specializes in antitrust matters, has been defending Lannett Company against price-fixing claims, while Martin Black successfully represented Svenska Cellulosa (SCA) in a patent infringement dispute regarding the client’s hygiene product. Boston-based practice co-chair Andrea Reid assisted Nimbus Therapeutics with the development and implementation of a patent portfolio strategy regarding a program for patients with autoimmune disorders. The group is also led by New York-based David Rosenthal and also includes David Schulman in Washington DC.

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