Criminal Antitrust

Williams & Connolly frequently represents both individuals and foreign and domestic corporations in criminal antitrust investigations in the United States and abroad. The firm has been involved in many of the Department of Justice Antitrust Division’s largest investigations, including industry investigations of the airlines, freight forwarders, auto parts manufacturers, polyester staple manufacturers, municipal bond traders, refrigerant compressor manufacturers, micro processing chip manufacturers, auction houses, defense contractors, plastics makers and graphite electrode manufacturers, among others. These investigations are often international in scope, and firm lawyers have experience working with clients, lawyers and competition authorities in many parts of the world, including in the European Union and its member nations, Japan, Canada, Brazil, South Korea, and Mexico. Williams & Connolly lawyers also regularly represent these same clients in all aspects of related civil antitrust litigation.

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