Angelo Russo > McGuireWoods LLP > Chicago, United States > Lawyer Profile

McGuireWoods LLP
SUITE 4100
United States


Angelo advises international and U.S. companies and individuals in both criminal investigations and civil litigation involving a variety of antitrust issues, such as price fixing, bid rigging, customer and market allocations, monopolization, and no-poach agreements. He has successfully persuaded authorities to close investigations without taking enforcement action and has secured leniency protection for clients.

Angelo counsels clients on exclusivity clauses, competitor collaborations, discounting practices, non-compete agreements, distribution relationships, and group boycotts. In addition to providing antitrust counseling, Angelo conducts antitrust compliance audits and designs innovative compliance programs for his clients.

Lawyer Rankings

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

For McGuireWoods LLP, antitrust litigation constitutes one of its key practice areas, in which the firm represents trade associations, individuals, and corporations in matters including multi-district class actions and indirect purchaser litigation. Allegations of bid rigging, no-poach agreements, market allocation and monopolization form part of the department’s portfolio, led by Chicago-based ‘standout lawyer’ Amy Manning. In Richmond, Howard Feller and Brent Justus are key contacts, while Angelo Russo and Sarah Zielinski are recommended for their antitrust expertise in the firm’s Chicago hub.

United States > Antitrust > Cartel

McGuireWoods LLP works across the full range of cartel matters, representing clients in criminal and civil defense proceedings and government investigations, alongside co-ordinating internal compliance and communication policies. The team has a particularly strong record in securing favorable decisions under the DOJ Antitrust Division’s Leniency Program. Clients include public and private companies in a variety of industries, as well as individual executives. Amy Manning leads the team, representing domestic and international companies in DOJ investigations and criminal proceedings, as well as advising on compliance programs. Angelo Russo is active on behalf of clients in government enforcement and private cartel litigation cases, while Sarah Zielinski specializes in antitrust and consumer protection litigation, with a notable capability in pricing issues. All lawyers mentioned are in Chicago.