Mr George G Gordon > Dechert LLP > Philadelphia, United States > Lawyer Profile

Dechert LLP
CIRCA CENTRE, 2929 ARCH STREET
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19104-2808
United States
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Work Department

Antitrust/Competition

Career

George G. Gordon, former Co-Chair of Dechert’s antitrust and life sciences groups, focuses his practice on antitrust litigation, counseling, and government investigations. He is a member of both the antitrust and commercial litigation groups. Mr. Gordon’s experience includes substantial antitrust class action litigation and general antitrust litigation, including a number of significant antitrust actions involving claims of monopolization, unlawful price discrimination, unlawful group boycotts, predatory pricing, and monopoly leveraging. He has also successfully represented clients in a number of non-public investigations by the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice, Antitrust Division.

Memberships

Antitrust and Litigation Sections, American Bar Association; Former Co-Chair of the Intellectual Property Committee of the American Bar Association’s Section of Antitrust Law

Education

Brandeis University, B.A., Economics, 1988, cum laude with Honors; University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1991; The London School of Economics and Political Science, High Commendation, 1987

Lawyer Rankings

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

(Leading lawyers)

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Dechert LLP is praised by a client for having a ‘very strong antitrust team, with tremendous depth on the bench and a keen insight on how to deal with the most vexing issues’. The firm handles matters across the whole range of antitrust litigation, including price-fixing and supply-reduction conspiracies as well as monopolization claims and other unfair competition. Specialising in antitrust defense litigation, Philadelphia-based Steven Bizar leads the practice together with Mike Cowie in Washington DC, who is particularly experienced in representing clients from the health care and life sciences industries. Also specialized in life sciences is George G Gordon in Philadelphia, while Shari Ross Lahlou has secured significant wins in tying, exclusive dealing, and cartel matters from the firm’s DC hub. At the beginning of 2022, Philadelphia-based Julia Chapman was elected to partner; she focuses on antitrust and complex commercial litigation in industries such as life sciences, chemicals, and agriculture.