The American Antitrust Institute announces the AAI’s Antitrust Enforcement Awards 2023 honorees. These leading legal practitioners and economists will be honored at AAI Awards Night on November 2, following AAI’s Annual Private Antitrust Enforcement Conference. Our congratulations to all honorees!
OUTSTANDING ANTITRUST LITIGATION ACHIEVEMENT IN PRIVATE LAW PRACTICE
In re Broiler Chicken Grower Antitrust Litigation
Team members include: Hausfeld LLP’s Gary I. Smith Jr., Melinda R. Coolidge, Kyle Bates, and Samantha Derksen; and Berger Montague’s Eric Cramer, Daniel Walker, Patrick Madden, Michaela Wallin, and Ellen Noteware.
In Re Capacitors Antitrust Litigation
Joseph Saveri Law Firm, LLP
Levin Sedran and Berman LLP
Team members include Joseph Saveri Law Firm, LLP’s Joseph Saveri, Steven Williams, Cadio Zirpoli, Christopher K.L. Young, Joshua Davis (now with Berger Montague), Anupama Reddy (now with Google), and James Dallal (now with Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, LLP); Cera LLP’s C. Andrew Dirksen; Levin Sedran & Berman LLP’s Austin Cohen and Keith Verrier; Berger Montague’s Eric Cramer, Michael Kane, Mark Suter (now with the FTC), and Ruthanne Gordon (retired); and Hartley LLP’s Jason Hartley.
In re Payment Card Interchange Fee and Merchant Discount Antitrust Litigation
Robins Kaplan LLP
Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP
Freedman Boyd Hollander & Goldberg PA
Gustafson Gluek PLLC
Team members include Robins Kaplan LLP’s K. Craig Wildfang, Thomas Undlin, and Ryan Marth; Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP’s Alexandra Bernay, Patrick Coughlin (now with Scott + Scott), and Carmen Medici (now with Scott + Scott); Berger Montague’s H. Laddie Montague Jr., Merrill G. Davidoff, and Michael J. Kane; Freedman Boyd Hollander & Goldberg PA’s Joseph Goldberg; and Gustafson Gluek PLLC’s Dennis Stewart.
Olean Wholesale Foods Inc. v. Bumble Bee Foods Inc.
Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP
Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca LLP
Team members include Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP’s Thomas H. Burt and Betsy C. Manifold; Hausfeld LLP’s Christopher Lebsock; and Blaine Finley, Joel Davidow, and the late Jonathan Cuneo of Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca LLP.
OUTSTANDING ANTITRUST LITIGATION ACHIEVEMENT IN ECONOMICS
In re Packaged Seafood Products Antitrust Litigation
Russell Mangum, Ph.D. and the Cirque Analytics Team
Team members include Scott Bosworth and Anna Laaks.
Cung Le et al. v. Zuffa, LLC d/b/a UFC
Hal J. Singer, Ph.D. and the Econ One Research Team
Team members include McClave + Associates’ Kevin W. Caves, Ph.D., and Econ One Research’s Augustus H. Urschel.
U.S. and Plaintiff States v. American Airlines Group Inc. and JetBlue Airways Corp.
Team members include Cornerstone Research’s Bob Majure, Brad Howells, Chris Bruegge, Nathaniel Hipsman, and Andrew Litten.
OUTSTANDING ANTITRUST LITIGATION ACHIEVEMENT BY A YOUNG LAWYER
Fund Liquidation Holdings, LLC v. Citibank, N.A. et al
Christian Levis and Margaret MacLean
Lowey Dannenberg P.C.
IMCC v. OCEMA et al
Constantine Cannon LLP
The Judging Committee for 2023 award entries was comprised of:
- Co-Chair: Heidi Silton, Lockridge Grindal Nauen P.L.L.P.
- Co-Chair: Elizabeth T. Castillo, Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy LLP
- Patricia Conners, Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson
- Deborah Elman, Garwin Gerstein & Fisher LLP
- Christopher Le, Boies Battin
- Michael Moskovitz, Freed Kanner London & Millen LLC
- Philip Nelson, Secretariat Economists
- Elizabeth Pritzker, Pritzker Levine LLP
- Rishi Raithatha, Radice Law Firm
- Nancy L. Rose, MIT Department of Economics
- Brian Rosewarne, applEcon
- Catherine Sung-Yun Smith, Gustafson Gluek PLLC
- Gregory Stamatopoulos, Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C.
- Peggy Wedgworth, Milberg Coleman Bryson Phillips Grossman, PLLC
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