James E. Scheuermann

K&L Gates (Pittsburgh)
Lawyer (Partner)

Mr. Scheuermann’s practice is concentrated in litigation and counseling on insurance coverage and antitrust matters. His antitrust experience includes the defense of a supplier to the electric utility industry against attempted monopolization and Lanham Act claims; the defense of an auto glass manufacturer against monopolization claims; the prosecution of attempted monopolization claims against a telecommunications manufacturer; the defense of an electric utility against monopolization claims asserted by an independent power producer; the defense of an electric utility against a challenge to a merger and conspiracy claims; the defense of a class action suit claiming conspiracy in restraint of trade, monopolization, price discrimination, and RICO violations in the beer industry; and counseling clients in the healthcare, transportation, steel, and heating and cooling industries. Mr. Scheuermann was responsible for the briefing and oral argument for the lead defendant before the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in City of Pittsburgh v. West Penn Power Co., et al., 147 F.3d 256 (1998), the seminal decision applying the antitrust injury requirement to the deregulating electric utility industry. Mr. Scheuermann has been involved in every aspect of litigation, from initial client consultation through mediation, settlement, trial, and appeals. He practices, and has practiced, actively in federal and state and trial and appellate courts throughout the country and in London arbitration proceedings. Mr. Scheuermann has published numerous articles on insurance coverage issues and antitrust and is a frequent speaker at insurance coverage conferences and seminars.

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