Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (New York)

Karen M. Lent

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (New York)
Lawyer (Partner)

Karen Lent represents a wide variety of clients in antitrust, sports and other complex litigation matters at both the trial and appellate court levels. Ms. Lent also provides general antitrust counseling. She was selected for inclusion in Sports Business Journal’s “Forty Under Forty” 2013 list. In the antitrust litigation area, Ms. Lent has handled a number of litigations involving price-fixing, group boycotts, monopolization, other restraints of trade and class actions. In the area of general antitrust counseling, Ms. Lent advises numerous clients on compliance with basic antitrust statutes, including issues relating to competitor collaborations, unilateral conduct and distribution. She also presents antitrust compliance programs. Ms. Lent actively works on pro bono matters, and received the Legal Aid Society Pro Bono Publico Award in 2009 and 2011 for her successful representation of a disabled senior citizen whose landlord illegally overcharged her monthly rent for several years.

Distinctions

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Kirkland & Ellis (New York)
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (New York)
Clifford Chance (Washington D.C.)
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (New York)
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (Washington DC)
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (New York)
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (Washington DC)
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (Washington DC)

Articles

1745 Bulletin

Kenneth B. Schwartz, Karen M. Lent The US DoJ releases a merger remedies manual

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On Sept. 3, the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) released the Merger Remedies Manual (the manual), which provides guidance on how the agency currently intends to approach the structure and implementation of remedies in merger cases. See Antitrust Div., U. S. Department of (...)

Justine M. Haimi, David P. Wales, Karen M. Lent The Delaware Chancery Court issues an opinion in litigation between two health-insurance giants over a failed merger and confirms that neither is entitled to damages (Anthem / Cigna)

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On August 31, 2020, the Delaware Chancery Court issued an opinion in litigation between Anthem and Cigna related to the contract in their terminated merger. In its sprawling 306-page opinion, the court detailed a “corporate soap opera” in which the parties’ “battle for power spanned multiple acts.” (...)

Karen M. Lent, Giorgio Motta, Tara L. Reinhart, Clifford H. Aronson, Steven C. Sunshine, David P. Wales The US DoJ publishes a statement cautioning that the antitrust laws remain in effect and agreements among competitors that set commercial terms may be illegal

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Antitrust-Related Considerations Collaborations With Competitors Companies seeking to collaborate with competitors in response to the COVID-19 crisis must keep in mind, as the Department of Justice has recently cautioned, that the antitrust laws remain in effect, and agreements among (...)

Karen M. Lent, Mark D. Young The US District Court in the Southern District of New York dismisses a class action lawsuit alleging a large number of entities and individuals in a cartel case (Sea brent crude oil)

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The U.S. District Court in the Southern District of New York recently dismissed a class action lawsuit alleging, among other claims, that a large number of entities and individuals in the market for producing, refining and trading Brent crude oil (together, Defendants) manipulated the prices of (...)

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