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Jonathan Jacobson

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Jonathan Jacobson is a partner in the firm’s New York office, where he practices antitrust law. Jonathan has taken a lead role in representing major corporate clients in many high-profile antitrust litigations, investigations, trials, and appeals. Among other noteworthy representations, Jonathan has served as lead counsel for Coca-Cola in several cases, including PepsiCo v. Coca-Cola, a leading monopolization case under Section 2 of the Sherman Act.  He also led the representation of American Express in United States v. Visa USA; defended Google in the KinderStart, Person, myTriggers, and TradeComet cases; defended Netflix in In re Online DVD Rental Antitrust Litigation, and Live Nation and Clear Channel in Heerwagen v. Clear Channel and In re Live Concert Antitrust Litigation. 

 

Jonathan was appointed by Congress to serve on the Antitrust Modernization Commission, responsible for reviewing and recommending potential changes to the nation's antitrust laws, which issued its report in April 2007.  He currently serves as the Committee Officer of the ABA’s Section of Antitrust Law, having previously served as Publications Officer and as a member of the Antitrust Section's Council.  He also served as the editorial chair of Antitrust Law Developments (6th ed.) and in several other Antitrust Section positions. Jonathan has written or edited numerous articles and books spanning the gamut of antitrust topics, including exclusionary practices, merger enforcement, government and other civil litigation matters, and cartel enforcement.  He was a presenter at the DOJ/FTC Conditional Pricing Practices Workshop, the DOJ/FTC Intellectual Property Hearings, the DOJ/FTC Single-Firm Conduct Hearings, the DOJ/FTC Merger Guideline Workshops, and the DOJ/FTC Most Favored Nations Clause Workshop.

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