Antitrust and Trade Regulation

State and federal antitrust and trade regulation laws are designed to protect competition, consumers and the economy by prohibiting unfair and anticompetitive practices. Antitrust and trade regulation laws have a profound impact on virtually all industries and every level of business, including manufacturing, transportation, distribution, advertising and marketing.

GrayRobinson's antitrust lawyers have a broad and sophisticated antitrust practice with extensive experience in all aspects of antitrust and trade regulation law. We offer our clients a range of services encompassing the complete spectrum of antitrust and trade regulation law including, antitrust compliance counseling, class action litigation in state and federal courts and proceedings before state and federal regulatory agencies. Our antitrust lawyers have litigated numerous complex commercial cases on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal courts.

  • Depth of Experience

    Our antitrust lawyers have worked in government antitrust enforcement and have substantial experience representing respondents in connection with investigations by state and federal enforcement authorities, including defending grand jury investigations, price-fixing investigations, investigations on monopolization and unfair competition. Our lawyers regularly represent clients before the U.S. Department of Justice, the Florida Attorney General, the Florida Public Service Commission and state and federal courts.

    GrayRobinson's antitrust lawyers provide important antitrust counseling - helping clients avoid the risk of antitrust litigation and dealing with the federal and state antitrust enforcement agencies outside the litigation context. We consult with clients on a day-to-day basis concerning business transactions that may have antitrust implications. This consultation is designed to help clients structure their affairs to comply with existing antitrust law and trade regulations. We work with clients in developing written policies and procedures as well as education and compliance programs to prevent and detect antitrust problems.

    Our antitrust lawyers extensive experience in complex commercial litigation (including such matters as securities litigation, health care litigation, intellectual property litigation and class action litigation) lends support to the firm's strong commitment to, and extensive resources in, the antitrust and trade regulation field.

  • Clients

    GrayRobinson's clients include businesses, state and local government entities, and consumers. The lawyers in this practice group have litigated a wide variety of cases in substantive antitrust areas ranging from private party disputes to complex multidistrict class actions. Our antitrust lawyers have represented clients in a number of types of cases, including litigation of distribution restraints, market allocation agreements, hospital staff privilege denials, price-fixing, price discrimination, group boycotts and deceptive trade practices claims. Clients in this area include companies in the telecommunications, banking, retail, manufacturing and distribution, and health care industries. Our clients have included AT&T and South Broward Hospital District.