Latham & Watkins (New York)

Elizabeth Prewitt

Latham & Watkins (New York)

Elizabeth Prewitt is a Partner and Member of Latham & Watkin’s Global Antitrust & Competition Practice in New York and Washington, DC. She navigates clients through government antitrust investigations and represents companies and executives in high-stakes civil and criminal antitrust litigation matters as a first-chair antitrust trial lawyer. Prior to transitioning to private practice, Ms Prewitt spent 16 years as a trial lawyer in the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice, serving as Assistant Chief of its New York office from 2012 to 2014 and as a Visiting International Enforcer to the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Competition in Brussels. She serves in leadership positions for several of the most influential legal industry organisations, including the International Bar Association (IBA), American Bar Association (ABA), and New York City Bar Association (NYCBA), and was elected as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and the David E. Rockefeller Foundation.


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Makan Delrahim, Kelly Smith Fayne, Katherine Rocco, Joshua N. Holian, Niall Lynch, Elizabeth Prewitt, Nitesh Daryanani, Karen Keun-Yong Kim, Carla Rita Palma The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit applies the functional framework for analyzing the ownership structures of private equity firms to hold that a company cannot conspire with an entity it owns and controls and with which it does not compete (OJ Commerce / Kidkraft / Ikea)


This article has been nominated for the 2023 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. PE firms with non-competitor, majority-owned portfolio companies will face reduced risks of antitrust liability under Section 1 of the Sherman Act in the (...)

Niall Lynch, Elizabeth Prewitt, Ashley M. Bauer, Jacob Itzkowitz The US DoJ announces its first criminal prosecutions of employee no-poach and wage-fixing agreements between competing employers (Neeraj Jindal)


This article has been nominated for the 2021 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. With increased scrutiny of anticompetitive conduct in labor markets, companies need to adopt proactive compliance efforts to avoid prosecution. The US (...)

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