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US Antitrust

CRA’s economists develop economic analyses on behalf of clients and present these before the U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, and other government agencies in connection with proposed mergers. We also submit expert reports, deposition testimony, and trial testimony in litigated antitrust cases involving the full gamut of antitrust concerns. Since our work on behalf of IBM in the 1970s, we have worked on many of the most important government and private suits on record, including Sprint/T-Mobile, Apple iPod iTunes Antitrust Litigation, Live Nation/Ticketmaster, US Airways/American Airlines, and CVS/Aetna, to name a few.

Our team of economists includes noted academics and former officials and senior economics staff of the DOJ and FTC. Published research by our competition economists has led to fundamental changes in how economists and antitrust enforcers consider monopolization claims, vertical restraints, and mergers. Our work encompasses a broad range of industries, including, but not limited to, aerospace and defense, computer hardware and software, consumer products, healthcare, insurance products, manufacturing and industrial products, natural resources, online services, telecommunications, entertainment and leisure, and retailing.

Engagements

  • 01
    Court upholds divestiture in consummated merger challenge
    When JELD-WEN and CraftMaster merged in 2012, Steves & Sons claimed the merger would restrict the supply of doorskins and increase prices to downstream...
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  • 02
    Allegations of exclusionary behavior under Sections I and II of the Sherman Act
    CRA was retained by defendants in a matter involving allegations of exclusionary behavior, refusal to deal, and essential facilities regarding telephone...
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  • 03
    TCPA class certification
    CRA’s expert was retained to assess whether members of a purported class could be reliably identified from only a list of wireless phone numbers dialed on...
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