University of Albany

David S. Turetsky

University of Albany

David Turetsky joined Akin Gump as a partner in the Washington D.C. office in December 2014. With more than 30 years in business, government and the legal industry, his practice focuses on public law and policy matters, with an emphasis on cyber law and policy; privacy; data breach issues; competition law; and a variety of industries, including telecom, media and technology (TMT). Previously, Mr. Turetsky was coordinator of Dewey & LeBoeuf’s Washington, D.C. Antitrust Practice Group. He handled state, federal and international antitrust investigations; litigates private class and individual lawsuits; appears before regulatory commissions such as the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and state insurance departments; works with Congress and the Executive Branch; and represents clients on a range of US and global conduct, merger, joint venture, regulatory and compliance matters. He brings senior U.S. government antitrust enforcement experience as Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust in the U.S. Department of Justice; and business experience as a senior lawyer and officer of a fixed-wireless telecommunications and broadband services company, and as the federal court and FCC appointed Management Trustee of business operations in a total of 20 markets until divested by an acquirer to satisfy a merger consent decree on two occasions.



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A. Paul Victor, David S. Turetsky, Eamon O’Kelly, John F. Collins The US Supreme Court overturns the Ninth Circuit Court’s decision adopting a new two-part standard for assessing "price-squeeze" antitrust claims (Pacific Bell / linkLine)


The Supreme Court recently issued a unanimous decision in a notable "price-squeeze" case under § 2 of the Sherman Act involving rival telecom companies. Pacific Bell Tel. Co. v. Linkline Commc’ns, Inc., No. 07-512 (Feb. 25, 2009). The Court held that a vertically integrated company that had (...)

A. Paul Victor, Aldo Badini, David S. Turetsky, Eamon O’Kelly, Jeffrey L. Kessler The US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit overturns an FTC’s ruling in the computer memory market for failing to prove unlawful monopolization (Rambus)


The Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has overturned the Federal Trade Commission’s ruling against Rambus, Inc. (“Rambus”), finding that the Commission did not prove that Rambus’s failure to disclose certain intellectual property interests to a standard-setting organization (...)


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