Jones Day (Los Angeles)

Eric P. Enson

Jones Day (Los Angeles)
Partner

Eric Enson’s practice focuses on criminal and civil antitrust and unfair competition litigation. He has extensive experience in coordinating responses to government investigations of alleged antitrust violations and unlawful cartel activity. Most recently, Eric defended grand jury investigations brought by the U.S. Department of Justice, as well as follow-on civil litigation, in the packaged ice and aftermarket automotive lighting industries. He also has successfully represented companies in consumer class actions brought in federal and state court under antitrust and consumer protection laws. He was part of the trial team that obtained a full defense jury verdict on antitrust claims filed against Macy’s and The May Company that was ranked as one of the "Top Ten Defense Verdicts" of 2007 by the Daily Journal. Eric represents clients from varying industries, including Bayer, ChevronTexaco, Diebold, Experian Information Solutions, ICANN, and PepsiCo. In addition to his litigation practice, Eric advises clients on antitrust and compliance issues in the transactional and regulatory contexts, particularly with respect to pricing, advertising and licensing matters. Eric also serves as the coordinator of the Antitrust & Competition Law Practice in Jones Day’s Los Angeles Office. Eric is an active member of the Antitrust Section of the American Bar Association and the Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law Section of the State Bar of California. He is a frequent speaker at antitrust and litigation conferences and has authored numerous articles regarding competition law issues. Eric maintains an active pro bono practice, representing underprivileged clients in consumer protection, unlawful detainer, and immigration-services fraud cases.

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Articles

1656 Bulletin

Craig A. Waldman, John M. Majoras, Eric P. Enson, Bruce McDonald, Julia E. McEvoy The US DoJ brings its first criminal monopolization case in 50 Years which relates to attempted monopolization in the construction sector (Nathan Nephi Zito)

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A plea deal with a paving contractor follows the Department of Justice Antitrust Division’s ("DOJ") threat to resurrect criminal enforcement of the Sherman Act § 2 prohibition on monopolization and attempted monopolization. A paving contractor pleaded guilty to attempted monopolization in DOJ’s (...)

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