Antitrust Enforcement Awards

The American Antitrust Institute (AAI) 2018 Antitrust Enforcement Awards will recognize achievements in antitrust litigation by legal practitioners and economists. The Awards will be presented at a awards dinner on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, following the AAI’s Annual Private Antitrust Enforcement Conference. Registration and program information for the conference and the awards dinner will be available here

Awards shall be granted in three categories, the requirements and criteria for which are outlined in detail below.

Outstanding Antitrust Litigation Achievement in Private Law Practice
This award is limited to private civil actions. Nominees can include a law firm, a law firm team, or individual practitioner(s). Nominees will be judged on:
(a)  the benefit realized by the client, consumers, or class; and
(b) the positive development of antitrust policy.

Outstanding Antitrust Litigation Achievement by a Young Lawyer
This award is limited to private civil actions. Nominees should be individual practitioner(s) under 40 years old or admitted to practice for 10 years or less. Nominees will be judged on:
(a)  the individual’s contribution to the case;
(b) the benefit realized by the client, consumers, or class; and
(c)  the positive development of antitrust policy.

Outstanding Antitrust Litigation Achievement in Economics
This award is limited to contributions within government or private civil or criminal antitrust litigation by an individual economist, team of economists, or economic consulting firm.
Nominees will be judged on:
(a)  contribution to the development of antitrust-related economic methodology, analysis, and/or presentation; and
(b) the positive development of antitrust policy.

 To become eligible for consideration, nominations must relate to antitrust-focused litigation that:
(a)  was initiated in or appealed in any U.S. state or federal court; and
(b) resulted (whether or not subject to appeal) in a final judgment, verdict, dismissal, conviction, injunction, order, or settlement between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018.

Both third-party and self-nominations are accepted. Entrants can submit multiple projects. Anonymous nominations will not be accepted. There is no submission fee. The award submission period closed on August 31, 2018. 

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Download the Awards Procedures

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