Brent Justus > McGuireWoods LLP > Washington DC, United States > Lawyer Profile

McGuireWoods LLP
2001 K STREET N.W.
WASHINGTON, DC 20006-1040
United States


Brent operates a broad antitrust practice, with a particular focus on cartel defense, litigation, and merger clearances. He served as the co-chair of the Cartel and Criminal Practice Committee of the ABA’s Antitrust Section and currently serves as the co-chair of the Section’s Trial Practice Committee. He is also an editor of the three-volume State Antitrust Practice and Statutes (Fifth) published by the ABA Antitrust Section, serves on the Board of the Business Law Section of the Virginia State Bar, and is a past chair of the Antitrust Section of the Virginia State Bar.


Fellow, American Bar Foundation, 2018-present

Vice-Chair, Long Range Planning Committee, Section of Antitrust Law, American Bar Association, 2020-2021

Co-Chair, Cartel & Criminal Practice Committee, Section of Antitrust Law, American Bar Association, 2017-present

President, 2011-2012, Antitrust, Franchise and Trade Regulation Section, Virginia State Bar

President, 2009-2012, Rebuilding Together of Richmond

Member, Antitrust Section, American Bar Association

Member, District of Columbia Bar Association

Member, Federalist Society

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.