Venable's Antitrust Practice Recognized in Global Competition Review's GCR100 for Third Consecutive Year; Lisa Jose Fales Recognized for Her Antitrust Work

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Washington, DC (January 23, 2018) – For the third consecutive year, Venable LLP is pleased to announce it has been named a recommended firm in Washington, DC for its Antitrust Practice by Global Competition Review's GCR 100, a comprehensive ranking of the world's leading competition law practices. In addition, Lisa Jose Fales, chair of the firm's Antitrust Practice, has been recognized once again for her exceptional antitrust work on behalf of clients.

Ms. Fales concentrates her antitrust practice on litigation, government investigations, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic counseling. She represents Fortune 500 companies and emerging businesses in antitrust cases brought by private parties, the Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, and state attorneys general in various industries, including healthcare, pharmaceuticals, consumer products, agriculture, defense, oil and gas, supermarkets, satellite broadcast, and broadcast media.

Venable's antitrust team has a proven track record of success in high-stakes complex litigation, government investigations, and mergers and acquisitions. When it comes to litigation, the team litigates on behalf of clients in challenges involving alleged Sherman Act violations, including price fixing, bid rigging, market allocation, predatory practices, and other conduct. The team tries cases and wins. This is demonstrated by successful verdicts in federal jury trials upheld on appeal, as well as a successful motions practice, including defeating class certification in multiple high profile antitrust cases.

The GCR 100, 18th edition, provides a quantitative and qualitative analysis and ranking of law firms and consultancies advising on antitrust matters across the globe. Compiled by the staff of Global Competition Review, this publication covers more than 300 firms from every inhabited continent.


Venable LLP is an American Lawyer Global 100 law firm headquartered in Washington, DC that serves as primary counsel to a worldwide clientele of large and mid-sized organizations, nonprofits, and high-net-worth entrepreneurs and individuals. With more than 700 attorneys across the country, including California, Delaware, Maryland, New York, Virginia, and Washington, DC, the firm strategically advances its clients' objectives in the U.S. and around the globe. Venable advises clients on a broad range of business and regulatory law, legislative affairs, complex litigation, and the full range of intellectual property disciplines. For more information, please visit