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Kerr Russell’s depth of experience in antitrust and trade regulation law spans more than 50 years. Our attorneys provide counseling, business planning, and litigation services to a broad range of clients facing private or governmental claims.

The firm’s trial experience includes all aspects of civil and criminal antitrust litigation, Federal Trade Commission enforcement actions and criminal antitrust matters. We routinely represent clients in federal and state civil antitrust cases, including class actions, grand jury investigations and Federal Trade Commission investigations.

Our attorneys assist when Hart-Scott-Rodino pre-merger notification requirements threaten to delay the merger and acquisition plans of corporate clients. We analyze the antitrust aspects of the proposed business transactions and navigate clients through the paperwork involved in filing reports with the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission, to align with client timeframes.  

We help clients establish antitrust compliance programs and procedures, and also counsel clients on the antitrust implications of many business transactions and issues, including distribution, dealer relations, and pricing.

Practicing Attorneys & Staff

James E. DeLine


James E. DeLine focuses his practice on complex business litigation, counseling automotive suppliers, and...

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Fred K. Herrmann


Fred K. Herrmann maintains a diverse litigation and alternative dispute resolution practice across a...

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Matthew L. Powell


Matthew L. Powell practices in the areas of litigation and general business law, with...

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Joanne Geha Swanson

Of Counsel

Joanne Geha Swanson has more than 30 years of experience as a litigator and...

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