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McGuireWoods LLP
SUITE 4100
United States


Global chair of the Antitrust, Trade and Commercial Litigation Department and past member of the Executive Committee and Board of Partners; Chicago, IL. Extensive experience handling criminal and civil antitrust matters for international and U.S. companies, as well as individuals, in federal and state courts and arbitration tribunals throughout the United States. Regularly advises clients on antitrust issues, compliance and distribution relationships and is a frequent author and speaker on antitrust, government investigations, and compliance. Named an Antitrust Trailblazer by the National Law Journal. Recently served as the Vice-Chair of the ABA International Cartel Workshop.


Member, Council ‎of the ABA Antitrust Section, 2018-present, and Co-chair, Antitrust Section, Committee Operations, 2015-2018, American Bar Association; Co-founder, Chicago Women Antitrust Lawyers Network; Past Chairman and current Board Member, Chicago American Diabetes Association, current Board Member, Chicago Bar Foundation

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.