Shearman & Sterling (New York)

Richard F. Schwed

Shearman & Sterling (New York)
Lawyer (Partner)

Richard Schwed is Deputy Practice Group Leader of the firm’s global Litigation Group. Rich has experience in a broad range of investigations and litigations, including antitrust, securities, financial services, and complex commercial matters. He represents clients before federal and state trial and appellate courts, in arbitrations, and in criminal and civil investigations by governmental and regulatory authorities. Rich has conducted numerous jury and non-jury trials, and has considerable pre-trial and appellate experience. He also served as a law clerk to the Hon. J. Edward Lumbard, Jr., Second Circuit Court of Appeals, from 1993 to 1994.

Rich has been recognized by Benchmark Litigation and Legal 500.

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205 Bulletin

Adam S. Hakki, Beau W. Buffier, Brian G. Burke, Heather Lamberg Kafele, Jerome S. Fortinsky, Richard F. Schwed, Stephen Fishbein, Stephen Mavroghenis The US District Court for the Eastern District of New York awards plaintiffs $162 million in first-ever civil price-fixing verdict against Chinese companies (In re Vitamin C Antitrust Litigation)


On March 14, 2013, a federal jury in Brooklyn, New York returned a verdict in In re Vitamin C Antitrust Litigation, No. 1:06-md-1738 (E.D.N.Y.), finding that two Chinese companies had unlawfully fixed prices and controlled the supply of vitamin C exports from China to the United States. (...)

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