Global Cartel Defense

Global team defending clients in high-stakes cartel investigations and litigation

Why Cooley

Clients benefit from our deep roots in high-level government service, unmatched knowledge of the enforcement landscape and credibility with enforcement agencies.

Our global team is experienced in developing comprehensive strategies addressing risks across jurisdictions with integrated teams from our antitrust, white collar and litigation groups.

We have an unparalleled track record in defending against current priority claims on procurement and human resources cartels, beyond benchmark manipulation, price fixing, market sharing, and bid rigging.

We have extensive experience representing clients before international antitrust authorities, including the European Commission, the US Department of Justice, the Austrian Federal Competition Authority, the Brazilian Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE), the Germany Federal Cartel Office, the Japan Fair Trade Commission, the Korea Fair Trade Commission, the Swiss Competition Commission, and the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).

The 'No-Poach Approach: Antitrust Enforcement of Employee Agreements

We're not afraid to take big cases and we're not afraid to take on big companies. Full stop. 

- Jonathan Kanter, assistant attorney general, DOJ Antitrust Division