Brent Justus

McGuireWoods LLP

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McGuireWoods LLP


Brent focuses his practice on antitrust and trade regulation, class action litigation, and complex commercial litigation. He has litigated matters in federal courts throughout the United States and has handled cases under virtually every aspect of the antitrust laws including monopolization, price fixing, vertical conspiracies, boycotts, and price discrimination, as well as a number of state antitrust and unfair competition statutes. Brent also has successfully represented both corporate clients and individuals located throughout the world in criminal antitrust cartel investigations.  His practice has included representation of clients before the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, the Canadian Competition Bureau, and the European Commission Directorate General for Competition.

In addition, Brent has worked extensively on merger investigations involving both domestic and European companies, has supervised the preparation of hundreds of Hart-Scott-Rodino premerger notification filings, and obtained dismissal in federal district court of an FTC lawsuit seeking to enjoin a natural gas utility merger.

Brent serves as the co- chair of the Cartel and Criminal Practice Committee of the ABA’s Antitrust Section and also serves on the Board of the Business Law Section of the Virginia State Bar. He is also an editor of the three-volume  State Antitrust Practice and Statutes (Fifth) published by the ABA Antitrust Section, and is a past chair of the Antitrust Section of the Virginia State Bar.


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