O’Melveny Partner Ian Simmons and Counsel Brian Quinn Recognized at Concurrences 2023 Antitrust Writing Awards
March 29, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Washington, DC—March 29, 2023—O’Melveny partner Ian Simmons, co-chair of the firm’s Antitrust & Competition Practice, and counsel Brian Quinn were honored at the 2023 Concurrences Antitrust Writings Awards for their article “Thou Art Weighed In The Balance –And Found Wanting? Evidence in Government Merger and Monopolization Litigation,” which was named “Readers’ Choice” in the category of “Best Business Articles – Procedure.”
The Antitrust Writing Awards “promote competition scholarship and contribute to competition advocacy” by selecting the “best antitrust writings published in the past year.” The winning pieces are chosen from a pool of more than 1,200 articles by 60 international antitrust experts.
The O’Melveny team’s article, co-authored with James A. Keyte of The Brattle Group, focuses on the “policy goals and renewed appetite for litigation” of U.S. policymakers and competition enforcers. The full article is available here.
O’Melveny’s Antitrust & Competition Practice is consistently ranked among the top global antitrust practices, with a team that includes veterans of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission. O’Melveny’s antitrust abilities range from extricating clients early and efficiently from litigation and government investigations, to achieving groundbreaking results in high-exposure cases. The O’Melveny team also routinely handles complex international mergers and obtains clearance in challenging multijurisdictional situations.
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