Robins Kaplan (New York)

Eamon O’Kelly

Robins Kaplan (New York)

Eamon O’Kelly is an experienced litigator and advisor who focuses his practice on antitrust and trade regulation issues. A leader in the antitrust field, Eamon has represented Fortune 100 companies and European and Asian multinationals. Prior to joining Robins Kaplan LLP, Eamon led the antitrust group of a 1,500-lawyer international law firm, where he defended publically traded companies in significant “bet the company” litigation across a range of legal matters, including the Sherman Act, Federal Trade Commission Act, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) and others. He also represents clients in commercial litigation matters in federal and New York State courts, as well as in alternative dispute resolution. In addition to his litigation work, Eamon advises clients on regulatory issues, including pricing and distribution. Eamon’s achievements have been recognized by numerous organizations, and he has consistently been selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers, Chambers USA, and Super Lawyers.


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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 (...)

A. Paul Victor, Eamon O’Kelly, Jeffrey L. Kessler, John F. Collins The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirms dismissal of conspiracy and monopolization in the elevator industry for failure to meet Twombly pleading standards (In re Elevator Antitrust Litigation)


On September 4, 2007, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of all claims in In re Elevator Antitrust Litigation, No. 06-2138-cv, 2007 WL 2471805 (2d Cir. Sept. 4, 2007) (slip opinion available at, finding that the complaint failed to satisfy (...)

A. Paul Victor, Eamon O’Kelly, Jeffrey L. Kessler, John F. Collins The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit rules that bundled discounts will not support a claim under s. 2 of the Sherman Act unless the discounts are below an appropriate measure of costs (Cascade Health Solutions / PeaceHealth)


On September 4, 2007 the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued its much-anticipated decision in Cascade Health Solutions (fka McKenzie- Williamette Hospital) v. PeaceHealth, et al., No. 05-35627, 2007 WL 2473229 (9th Cir. Sept. 4, 2007). The court held that bundled (...)

A. Paul Victor, Eamon O’Kelly, Jeffrey L. Kessler, John F. Collins The US Supreme Court rules that federal and state antitrust claims related to certain IPOs are preempted by federal securities laws (Credit Suisse Securities / Billing)


In a decision announced earlier today, the United States Supreme Court held that federal securities laws implicitly preclude the application of antitrust laws to claims filed against ten leading investment banks over alleged conduct on initial public offerings during the technology boom of the (...)


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