Jeffrey I. Shinder is the Managing Partner of Constantine Cannon’s New York office. Shinder focuses on antitrust counseling and litigation, and has expertise in numerous industries, including payment systems, banking, high technology, energy, airlines, telecommunications, standard setting, health care, pharmaceuticals, sports, retail and utilities. In the payments realm he has represented networks, merchants, technology and engineering firms, and hardware suppliers, providing them litigation and consulting services. Shinder’s antitrust expertise is widely recognized as he has acted as Special Counsel to the Federal Trade Commission, delivered speeches and lectures on antitrust issues for both domestic and international audiences and has worked on numerous high profile antitrust cases.
Shinder has counseled clients on a vast range of antitrust issues, including antitrust compliance programs, Hart-Scott-Rodino Act reporting requirements and the preparation of Hart-Scott-Rodino filings, pre-merger coordination activities and information exchanges, the negotiation or modification of consent decrees, compliance with Civil Investigative Demands, trade associations, joint ventures, competitor collaborations, distribution practices, structured terminations and retail pricing policies, Robinson-Patman Act issues, and pending investigations and merger reviews conducted by the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice.
Shinder recently served as Special Counsel to the Federal Trade Commission. In that role, he worked on designated projects for Commissioner Pamela Jones Harbour.