ANTITRUST

Recognition in the Marketplace for the Antitrust Practice

  • Honored among the "Competition Practice Groups of the Year" by Law360
  • Consistently recognized among Global Competition Review's "Global Elite"—a list of the top 20 competition firms in the world. Specifically, in 2017, WSGR was ranked among the top 10 competition practices globally, and the publication has characterized the group as "perhaps the best antitrust and competition practice for high-tech matters in the world."
  • Ranked as one of the best antitrust practices worldwide in Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business and as one of the best antitrust practices in the United States in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business
  • "Highly Recommended" by Global Competition Review in the publication's U.S. Government Antitrust, New York Competition Bar, and Brussels Competition Bar Surveys and ranked as "Outstanding" in the publication's Washington, D.C., Antitrust Bar Survey
  • Won three consecutive "Matter of the Year" awards from Global Competition Review for our defense of Google in the Federal Trade Commission's high-profile investigation, which was dropped in January 2013 after two years; our representation of Seagate in the company's $1.375 billion strategic transaction with Samsung; and our representation of Sun Microsystems in its acquisition by Oracle
  • Won the "Merger Control Matter of the Year – Europe" award from Global Competition Review for our representation of Glencore International in its merger with Xstrata
  • Received the "Merger Control Matter of the Year – Americas" award from Global Competition Review for our representation of Google in its $700 million acquisition of ITA Software
  • Honored with the "Behavioral Matter of the Year – Americas" award from Global Competition Review for our defense of Netflix in In re Online DVD Rental Antitrust Litigation
  • Jonathan Jacobson was selected as one of the "Top 10 U.S. Antitrust Defense Litigators" and "Litigator of the Week" by Global Competition Review, named among the "Top 25 Competition & Antitrust Practitioners" by Best of the Best USA, and recognized in Chambers Global and Chambers USA
  • Susan Creighton was recognized as "Lawyer of the Year" by Global Competition Review, named as a "Top Lawyer" for antitrust by Washingtonian magazine, selected for inclusion in Chambers Global and Chambers USA, and honored as an "Outstanding Women Lawyer" by The National Law Journal
  • Scott Sher has been honored with Global Competition Review's "Lawyer of the Year – 40 and Under" award, named twice to the publication's "40 under 40" list of the world's most talented young competition lawyers, recognized as a "Rising Star" by Law360, and selected for inclusion in Chambers Global and Chambers USA
  • Mark Rosman was selected for inclusion in Chambers Global and Chambers USA
  • Charles Biggio, Chul Pak, and Franklin Rubinstein are recognized in Chambers USA
  • The firm's U.S. antitrust attorneys also consistently receive individual recognition in other leading global and domestic third-party legal guides, including Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, Legal 500, Lawdragon, and The International Who's Who of Competition Lawyers & Economists
  • Daniel Sokol was honored with an "Academic Excellence Award" from Global Competition Review