Global Competition Review has named Venable a recommended firm in Washington, DC for antitrust matters in its latest GCR 100 listing. In making its selections, GCR called Washington, DC "the world's most competitive and high-profile antitrust law market."
Recognizing the Venable antitrust practice, GCR says, "Other trial lawyers acclaim Venable partner Doug Baldridge as 'terrifically talented.'" GCR previously recognized him as litigator of the week for his win in the Nexium reverse payment trial, which was the first one under FTC v Actavis. GCR also recognized partners Lisa Jose Fales and Danielle Foley, members of the Nexium trial team, for antitrust litigation and government enforcement matters.
Additionally, GCR also cited Venable's "discovery bandwidth and cross examination of witnesses in the landmark O'Bannon case that was a bench trial ruling against the ban on payments to student athletes." In describing Venable's antitrust team, GCR emphasizes that "partners Robert Davis and Len Gordon bring high-level FTC experience, which helps clients whose deals and conduct are under investigation, or who wish to complain to the agencies." Further, notes GCR, "Venable's emphasis on serving non-profit organisations and associations means plenty of clients need compliance counselling."