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
also recognized partners Lisa Jose Fales
and Danielle Foley
, members of the Nexium trial team, for antitrust litigation and government enforcement matters.
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."