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Dechert LLP

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George G Gordon

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Dechert LLP

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Antitrust/Competition

Career

George G. Gordon, former Co-Chair of Dechert's antitrust and life sciences groups, focuses his practice on antitrust litigation, counseling, and government investigations. He is a member of both the antitrust and commercial litigation groups. 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. He has also successfully represented clients in a number of non-public investigations by the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice, Antitrust Division.

Member

Antitrust and Litigation Sections, American Bar Association; Former Co-Chair of the Intellectual Property Committee of the American Bar Association’s Section of Antitrust Law

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: Leading lawyers

George Gordon - Dechert LLP

Within: Civil litigation/class actions: defense

Dechert LLP's antitrust team recently secured a full victory for egg producer RW Sauder in a class action brought by direct purchasers claiming the client - and 12 other producers - conspired to reduce the domestic supply of eggs. George Gordon and Christine Levin, who are based in Philadelphia, defended Endo Pharmaceuticals in 'reverse payment' litigation brought by the FTC as a challenge to a patent settlement including a 'no-authorized generic' provision. A key name to note in New York is Ethan Litwin, who represented American Airlines in a series of class actions claiming the major airlines colluded to coordinate passenger seat capacity. Philadelphia-based Steven Bizar and New York-based Michael Weiner spearhead the firm's global antitrust department. Rani Habash was recently promoted to partner in the Washington DC office.

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