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Hassi, Simmons Co-Author Article for The Threshold on Sysco Antitrust Trial

January 11, 2016

The Threshold’s Fall/Winter 2015 issue features the article, “FTC v. Sysco: ‘Price Discrimination’ Markets and The Rule of Law” by O’Melveny & Myers’ partners Ian Simmons and Ted Hassi. In the article, Simmons and Hassi, who defended SYSCO Corp. in the FTC’s challenge to Sysco’s attempted merger with US Foods, provide insight into one of the most contested issues of the trial.

Simmons is a partner in O’Melveny’s Washington, DC office and Co-Chair of the Firm’s Antitrust and Competition Practice. Hassi is a partner in O’Melveny’s Washington, DC office and a member of the Antitrust and Competition Practice. He recently returned to the firm after spending three and a half years as Chief Trial Counsel for the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition.