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Robin Adelstein

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Life sciences and healthcare


Head of Antitrust and Competition, United States


United States: Antitrust

Civil litigation/class actions: defense

Within: Civil litigation/class actions: defense

Robin Adelstein leads the antitrust department at Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP from the New York office. In recent highlights, Layne Kruse     - who splits his time between Houston and Washington DC - teamed up with David Foster to secure a summary judgment for a household name technology company in litigation filed by a competitor alleging the client and other power tool manufacturers conspired to boycott its safety technology. Also notable in New York is Mark Robertson, who is jointly representing a disposable lens manufacturer alongside Adelstein in putative class actions claiming a group of lens manufacturers conspired to engage in horizontal price-fixing and vertical price maintenance in violation of the Sherman Act. On the healthcare front, Houston-based Darryl Anderson was part of the team advising a health system on one of four suits filed against US hospitals claiming a conspiracy to depress nurse wages. Gerald Stein joined the firm from the FTC as senior counsel.

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Merger control

Within: Merger control

From New York, Robin Adelstein heads Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP's antitrust and competition practice, which recently welcomed senior counsel Gerald Stein from the FTC. In recent highlights, Washington DC-based Daniel Wellington is handling the antitrust aspects of a proposed worldwide transaction that would combine two leading providers of cybersecurity services. Layne Kruse, Darryl Anderson and Marc Collier are the main names to note in Texas.

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United States: Industry focus

Healthcare: life sciences

Within: Healthcare: life sciences

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP’s areas of strength in the life sciences industry include antitrust, IP, data privacy and cybersecurity matters as well as litigation. Global head of the life sciences and healthcare practice is Stacey A Martinez, who splits her time between Austin and Houston, while Debbi M Johnstone leads the US team from the Houston office. New York's antitrust specialist Robin Adelstein is well versed in class action litigation. Gina Shishima in Austin is recommended for her patent law expertise. Former practice co-head Frederik Robinson and Cori Annapolen Goldberg moved to Reed Smith LLP, while health technology transaction expert Andres Liivak left to White & Case LLP.

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