Justin Bernick > Hogan Lovells US LLP > Washington DC, United States > Lawyer Profile

Hogan Lovells US LLP
United States

Work Department

Global Regulatory




Justin Bernick defends clients in antitrust lawsuits in state and federal courts throughout the United States. He has participated in some of the largest antitrust class actions in the country.

Justin concentrates his practice on antitrust and commercial litigation, with experience in multi-district and multi-jurisdictional litigation and consumer class actions following criminal and civil government investigations. He also represents companies in Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, and state antitrust inquiries, including merger and conduct investigations.

Justin leverages his comprehensive knowledge of economics and antitrust law to achieve early success for clients at the motion to dismiss, summary judgment, and class certification stages. He litigates a wide range of antitrust and competition issues pertaining to mergers and acquisitions, allegations of price fixing, market allocation, vertical and horizontal agreements, and monopolization. Justin’s deep knowledge spans various industries – life sciences and pharmaceuticals, health care, financial services, food and agriculture, and tech sectors. He was a member of the trial team in a case that was named the 2012 Litigation of the Year by Global Competition Review.


Member, Antitrust Section, American Bar Association

Member, Litigation Section, American Bar Association

Member, Virginia Bar Association


J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2007

B.A., University of Virginia, with distinction, 2004

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Antitrust > Civil litigation/class actions: defense

(Next Generation Partners)

Justin BernickHogan Lovells US LLP

Hogan Lovells US LLP regularly defends clients in bet-the-company litigation and unfair competition cases, and works closely together with other departments of the firm including employment, intellectual property, and white collar. The practice group is lead by a quartet of attorneys based in Washington DC: Justin Bernick, Benjamin Holt, William Monts, and Charles Loughlin, all of whom have extensive experience representing domestic and international corporations in high-profile matters across a host of industries. Also in DC, Edith Ramirez excels at the intersection of antitrust with privacy and cybersecurity, particularly in the technology and life sciences sectors.