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Civil Practice and Procedure Committee

 Section of Antitrust Law

Civil Practice and Procedure Committee


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Every two years, the ABA Section of Antitrust Law puts on the highly-regarded Masters Course—a conference directed at young but experienced associates, partners, and government and in-house attorneys to provide deeper insight into key antitrust principles. This is an unmatched training opportunity featuring a stellar line-up of senior antitrust practitioners in the public and private sectors. This year, the conference will take place on October 9-11 at the Colonial Williamsburg Lodge in Historic Williamsburg, VA.


Composition and Mission




The Civil Practice and Procedure Committee focuses on all aspects of antitrust pretrial practice and procedure. We encourage you to take full advantage of all the Committee has to offer by participating in one or more of the following projects.

Publications

This year we are working on multiple books, including the Annual Review of Antitrust Law Developments, Antitrust Discovery Handbook and Indirect Purchaser Litigation Handbook.

Indirect Purchaser Litigation Handbook. Contact Elizabeth Haas. The Indirect Purchaser Litigation Handbook is intended to be a guide for practitioners and courts who are facing indirect purchser litigation. As we are in the beginning stages of this project, we are looking for both editors and drafters and would especially appreciate assistance from experienced practitioners.

Other books are in the pipeline so be sure to check here and our social media sites to find out the latest news on available projects!

Newsletter. We have transitioned to an e-bulletin called Perspectives in Antitrust so that we can efficiently alert you to the latest legal developments (see below for more information).

Programs and Teleseminars

Every year the Committee sponsors programs at the Section's annual Spring Meeting and committee programs and teleseminars throughout the year. If you are interested in presenting a committee program or teleseminar, or suggesting an interesting topic for a brownbag or teleseminar, please contact Amy Manning or Jeff Jacobovitz.

Young Lawyer Advisory Board and Perspectives in Antitrust

This year we are pleased to introduce our Young Lawyer Advisory Board, headed by Tiffany Rider and Frank Qi (frank.y.qi@gmail.com). The YLAB will be responsible for publishing an e-newsletter periodically to report on current legal developments. Each month, a member of the YLAB will be responsible for publishing Perspectives in Antitrust, our new e-bulletin. To get involved, contact Tiffany or Frank.

Often missing amidst a sea of rapid-fire client alerts and inscrutable law review articles are meaningful opportunities for young antitrust lawyers to show off their writing mettle. Perspectives in Antitrust aims to fill that void. Each e-bulletin will provide readers with unique angles on antitrust developments and will serve as an opportunity for young lawyers to contribute to the intellectual discourse.

We are very excited to launch the inaugural issue of Perspectives in Antitrust with an interview with former Acting Assistant Attorney General Joe Wayland, as he transitions between public service and private practice.

Website and Discussion List

Committee Website and Social Media Sites. We welcome volunteers to work on the Committee website, as well as our social media sites, which currently include Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. In connection with our Discussion List, the Committee has recently expanded its presence into social media to bring timely and relevant information to members and provide forums for member interaction. If you would like to volunteer or recommend content for the social media platforms, contact Frank Qi (frank.y.qi@gmail.com). We especially welcome young lawyers and law students to be involved with the Committee's social media presence.

Committee Discussion List. The Committee relies on its moderated Discussion List to distribute the Committee newsletter, information about Committee programs, and other news and information of interest to our members. We welcome volunteers to assist with Discussion List activities. If you would like to volunteer or recommend content for distribution using the Committee Discussion List, contact Amy Manning (amanning@mcguirewoods.com).

Get the most out of your Section and Committee membership by joining in one or more of these volunteer efforts. We hope to hear from you.

The Committee is led by Chair Amy Manning and Vice-Chairs Elizabeth Haas, Jeff Jacobovitz, Shannon McClure, Tiffany Rider, Danielle Haugland and Young Lawyer Frank Qi. Our Responsible Council Member is Jonathan Gleklen. We are all responsible for membership recruitment and involvement, please feel free to contact any of us if you have any suggestions for future Committee activities or wish to become active in the Committee.

Joining the Committee is easy. If you belong to the Antitrust Section and wish to join the Committee, please click here. And don't forget to join us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn!

Best regards,

Amy Manning, Committee Chair


Updates

We are currently looking for volunteers for the Indirect Purchaser Litigation Handbook (Elizabeth Haas, ehaas@foley.com) and our social media sites. Please feel free to contact us so you can get involved.

Civil Practice and Procedure


Annual Plan, Long Range Plan, Committee Charter


Perspectives in Antitrust
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Calendar

Committee Events

Competition Litigation Around the World: The United Kingdom

September 18, 2014
Is the United Kingdom opening a new front in the global battleground for private antitrust litigation? Has US-style litigation come to Europe at last?

Find out by joining us on September 18th for the 3rd chapter in our Competition Litigation Around the World series, focusing on the United Kingdom. The program will provide an overview of private antitrust litigation in the UK, as well as critical analysis of recent developments of importance in this key front-line jurisdiction. Please join our outstanding panel of speakers on September 18th. Free registration is available here: http://shop.americanbar.org/ebus/ABAEventsCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?productId=132876037

The International Committee and the Civil Practice and Procedure Committee present
Competition Litigation Around the World: United Kingdom

Thursday September 18, 2014, 12:00 EST | 17.00 GMT
Dial-in Access

Moderator: Jennifer Marsh, K&L Gates LLP, London
Speaker: Shaun Goodman, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, London
Speaker: Romano Subiotto, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, London/Brussels
Speaker: Patrick Harrison, Sidley Austin LLP, London
 
Committee Events


    Leadership

    Chair:

    Manning, Amy

    Council Representative:

    Gleklen, Jonathan

    Vice-Chairs:

    Conner, Ian
    Haas, Elizabeth
    Haugland, Danielle
    Rider, Tiffany
    Wofford, M

    Committee Roster  

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    Resources

    Topical Index of Pertinent Articles & Resources
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    Newsletters

    Click to view an archive of past Practitioner issues, published by the Committee.
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    Programs

    Click to view all upcoming and past programs, sponsored by the Committee.
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    Modified by Julian-Robert Wiley on September 18, 2014

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