Robby Robertson > DLA Piper LLP (US) > Chicago, United States > Lawyer Profile

DLA Piper LLP (US)
CHICAGO, IL 60606-0089
United States

Work Department

Litigation, Arbitration and Investigations; Antitrust and Competition; Class Actions; Commercial Contracts Disputes; Mergers and Acquisitions




Robby Robertson is an experienced litigator who has led dozens of commercial and antitrust trials before federal and state courts, administrative agencies and arbitration panels and has also represented clients in investigations before the US Department of Justice Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission, where he previously served as the Chief Trial Counsel in the Bureau of Competition

He focuses on antitrust litigation and complex business litigation in a range of industries, including healthcare, pharmaceuticals, energy, airline, aerospace, automotive, chemical and technology. Before attending law school, Robby served as an officer in the US Marine Corps.


J.D., The University of Chicago Law School; B.A., Virginia Military Institute

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Antitrust > Cartel

Lesli Esposito sits in DLA Piper LLP (US)‘s Philadelphia’s office and was recently appointed by Mid-Atlantic Dental as third-party witness in the FTC’s investigation and action against the three largest dental care providers. In San Francisco, Lisa Tenorio-Kutzkey acts as global antitrust department head and recently obtained a favorable judgment for an individual pursued by the DOJ on the grounds of big-rigging in the real estate foreclosure market in the Bay Area during the residential housing crisis. Robby Robertson recently arrived in the Chicago office from Hogan Lovells US LLP and is also a key name to note alongside Philadelphia’s John Huh.

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

DLA Piper LLP (US)‘s antitrust team ‘is thoroughly committed to its clients and shows great effort to learn to improve its services‘. AMN Healthcare recently engaged a team led by practice co-head David Bamberger (Philadelphia) to defend it against a claim brought by a competitor alleging violations of the Sherman Act, and Edward Scheiderman (Washington DC) is part of the team acting for McCormick & Company in a consolidated group of lawsuits brought by a competitor and a number of putative consumer classes alleging the client’s change of packaging is in breach of several antitrust and consumer protection laws. John Hamill, who successfully dismissed a state court class action filed against NorthShore University Health System, was recently joined in the Chicago office by Robby Robertson, who arrived from Hogan Lovells US LLPLesli Esposito splits her time between Washington DC and Philadelphia and heads the practice alongside Bamberger.