Covington & Burling (Washington)

Alan M. Wiseman

Covington & Burling (Washington)
Lawyer (of Counsel)

Alan Wiseman has been recognized as one of the world’s leading competition lawyers and has concentrated his practice on antitrust class actions for the past 40 years. Mr. Wiseman has extensive trial and litigation experience in a broad array of antitrust and commercial matters. He represents clients in mergers and acquisitions, antitrust grand jury investigations, as well as cross-border investigations. He has argued many cases before federal district and appellate courts and administrative agencies, including the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Articles

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Alexander Leitch, Peter D. Camesasca, Andrea Zulli, Ashley E. Bass, Jonathan Gimblett, Robert D. Wick, Alan M. Wiseman The UK Parliament introduces a class action mechanism for antitrust damages

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The UK has introduced a class action mechanism that could lead to an increase in antitrust litigation. Most significantly, the new mechanism will enable opt-out class actions, which are potentially effective in aggregating individually low value claims, into a single high value, and (...)

Thomas Barnett, Deborah A. Garza, Derek Ludwin, James J. O’Connell, Alan M. Wiseman The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit rules that a foreign anticompetitive conduct may be subject to US antitrust laws (Minn-Chem / Agrium)

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Yesterday, the influential Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, sitting en banc, held that foreign anticompetitive conduct can be regulated by U.S. antitrust law if it has “a reasonably proximate causal nexus” with an injury to a U.S. purchaser. The Seventh Circuit explicitly rejected the (...)

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