Ethan Litwin

Constantine Cannon (New York)
Lawyer (Partner)

Ethan E. Litwin has a broad antitrust practice that focuses on complex antitrust litigation, defending civil and criminal government investigations, representing merging parties in international merger control investigations, and antitrust counseling. Throughout the span of his career, he has litigated numerous high-profile cases in state and federal courts and has represented clients before antitrust regulators in the United States and the European Union. Noted by Chambers USA as “very impressive at strategy”, market sources have commended his ability to shape “the facts to the best benefit of his clients.” Mr. Litwin is regularly called upon to defend companies in cartel investigations and has deep experience in defending and coordinating the multi-jurisdictional and multi-forum litigations that result from them. Mr. Litwin’s clients reside in jurisdictions across the globe and cover a range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, financial services, electronics, media and entertainment, transportation, agriculture, industrial chemicals, and information systems. He has conducted numerous internal investigations for his clients and designed compliance programs for a wide range of clients. Mr. Litwin has co-authored and co-edited a number of publications addressing merger review and antitrust issues, including “The Essentials of Merger Review” and “Indirect Purchaser Litigation Handbook,” published by the ABA Sections of International Law and Antitrust Law, respectively, and “International Mergers & Acquisitions: An Introduction” published by Kluwer Law. Mr. Litwin has also been quoted by multiple prominent publications including International Financial Law Review: Competition & Antitrust, Global Competition Review, Law360 and Business Wire. Mr. Litwin has been recommended by The Legal 500 in the Antitrust – Cartel category and is ranked by Chambers USA as a leading antitrust attorney in the United States. His practice has also been recognized by Global Competition Review, The Practicing Law Company, Ethisphere, and SuperLawyers.


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J. Wyatt Fore, Ethan Litwin The US District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina alleges that 2 universities violated antitrust laws by agreeing not to permit lateral moves of faculty, pushing 1 university to settle the class action lawsuit (Seaman / Duke University)


The Middle District of North Carolina No-Poach Class Action: Duke Finally Settles* While Duke University and the University of North Carolina (“UNC”) may be fierce sporting rivals on “Tobacco Road,” their alleged agreement not to compete for medical school faculty demonstrates how easily competing (...)

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