Vertical Merger Enforcement: How to Effectively Navigate Through the Uncharted Waters of Complexities

Broadcast Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
gavel with antitrust label
Dr. Ryan Booth
Jeny M. Maier
Katherine I. Funk
Nitin Dua, PhD


About Matrix Economics, LLP

Matrix Economics is a boutique consulting firm that provides economic analysis in legal and regulatory proceedings, including antitrust litigation and merger reviews. With over sixty years of collective experience, the Matrix team brings fresh ideas to identify, develop, and implement cutting-edge analytical solutions to complex problems on behalf of law firms, corporations, and government agencies. Matrix experts are hands-on and actively engaged in developing economic insights and supporting evidence. They deliver litigation-proof analyses that appropriately marry quantitative research with the qualitative record to address the central issues of market definition, market power, and competitive effects.


About Axinn

Axinn combines the skills, experience and dedication of the world's largest firms with the focus, responsiveness, efficiency and attention to client needs of the best boutiques. The firm was established in the late 1990s by lawyers from premier Wall Street firms with a common vision: provide the highest level of service and strategic acumen in antitrust, intellectual property and high-stakes litigation. Axinn’s lawyers have served as lead or co-lead counsel on nearly half a trillion dollars in transactions and, in the last 10 years alone, have handled more than 250 litigations.


About Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

Lewis Brisbois is the 9th largest firm in the U.S. boasting 1,300 attorneys in 50 cities serving clients of all sizes in every major industry. Founded 40 years ago in Los Angeles the Firm attributes its growth to remaining true to the core  principles of  client service and diversity. Members of the LBBS antitrust group advise on strategic transactions ranging from middle market to billions of dollars; represent clients in complex litigation; counsel on a variety of issues; and perform compliance audits. In all engagements, efficiency and effectiveness in pursuit of the client’s best interest is paramount.


About Bates White

Bates White is an economic consulting firm that provides advanced, empirically based economic, financial, and econometric analysis to law firms, corporations, and government agencies. We advise clients on litigation, case development and strategy, assessing and analyzing the relative strengths of economic arguments, and determining optimal strategies for discovery, motions, trial preparations, and settlement.