Lee Simowitz

BakerHostetler (Washington)
Lawyer (Partner)

Lee Simowitz is partner at Baker Hostetler (Washington, DC). He focuses his practice on antitrust, trade regulation and consumer protection law and has particular experience in matters involving the Sherman Act, the Robinson-Patman Act, the Clayton Act, the Federal Trade Commission Act, the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act, the Newspaper Preservation Act, the Consumer Product Safety Act and the Lanham Act. Mr. Simowitz has extensive experience in antitrust litigation, including representing clients before the Federal Trade Commission, the Antitrust Division of the Justice Department and state antitrust enforcement agencies, as well as in private treble-damage litigation. Mr. Simowitz has litigated antitrust cases in such industries as agriculture, professional and amateur sports, auto parts, higher education, real estate, newspapers and newspaper features, soft drinks, airlines and transportation, surface mining, auto glass and paper and packaging.


1664 Bulletin

Lee Simowitz The US Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit rejects a claim of collusion in the text messaging sector and reminds the limits of "hot" documents (Text messaging antitrust litigation)


Collusion Course: The Limits of Hot Documents* Discovery in antitrust cases often involves a search for smoking-gun documents. Those documents can consist of emails proving that competitors conspired to raise prices, removing the difficulties faced by prosecutors or civil plaintiffs in proving (...)

Lee Simowitz A US Court of Appeals formulates a more rigorous analytical framework to separate anticompetitive price bundles from bundles that simply indicate vigorous competition (Collins Inkjet / Eastman Kodak)


Fit to Be Tied: Appeals Court Redefines Tying Arrangements Based on Bundled Pricing* Corporate antitrust compliance programs often spotlight the dangers of tying arrangements. Those risks arise when a seller with a dominant position in one product coerces its customers by offering that (...)

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