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)

George GordonDechert LLP

Dechert LLP excels in antitrust class action and Sherman Act cases for large pharmaceutical and healthcare clients. Following the departure of former group co-chair Michael Weiner in September 2020 to Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Washington DC-based Mike Cowie now shares department leadership responsibilities with Philadelphia-based co-chair Steven Bizar. Also in Philadelphia, George Gordon plays a leading role in the firm’s life sciences group and regularly represents clients in litigation involving claims of monopolization, unlawful price discrimination, unlawful group boycotts, and predatory pricing. Another name to note in Washington DC is Shari Ross Lahlou, who has experience defending clients in the telecoms, hospitality and healthcare sectors, among others.