Ms Katherine Forrest > Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP > NEW YORK, United States > Lawyer Profile

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
United States

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Katherine B. Forrest is a former U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York and former Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. During her tenure on the bench, Ms. Forrest presided over a diverse range of matters. She has significant experience in complex litigation (including in the areas of antitrust, pharmaceutical, financial services, toxic tort, intellectual property and significant employment matters), as well as criminal matters and investigations. Over the course of her 28-year career, she has been regarded as a leader in legal issues relating to technology, including the digital environment, high‑speed trading and content distribution (from both the content provider and distributor sides). She has recently given speeches on big data and artificial intelligence.

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United States > Media, technology and telecoms > Media and entertainment: litigation

A force in court‘, New York-based Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP specialises in antitrust cases and pre-trial investigations with particular expertise pertaining to the gaming industry and digital distribution, especially pertaining to interactive home entertainment. Former US District Judge Katherine Forrest  is a renowned litigator who leads the team in the firm’s representation of Epic Games, Inc. against Google LLC and Apple Inc., respectively. Alongside her is co-head J Wesley Earnhardt , a specialist in complementary areas such as contracts, business torts, and financial restructuring. Co-head of the litigation department Kevin Orsini advises the media and entertainment industry in matters of antitrust, securities, and other commercial law. Additionally recommended is Lauren Moskowitz who also represents clients in increasingly IP-related cases.