Jones Day (San Francisco)

Lin W. Kahn

Jones Day (San Francisco)
Lawyer (Partner)

Lin Kahn has more than a decade of experience in private practice and public service focusing on antitrust litigation and government investigations. Lin rejoined Jones Day after five years at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), where she served as lead litigation and trial counsel in the agency’s successful challenge to a price-fixing conspiracy in the dental industry. During her time at the FTC, Lin also led a number of merger and conduct investigations in industries such as technology, consumer products, pharmaceuticals, and health care.

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Michael A. Gleason, Lin W. Kahn, Bruce McDonald, Craig A. Waldman The US FTC holds its first Commission meeting since the appointment of a new Chair and signals aggressive antitrust policy as part of government pro-enforcement agenda

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In Short The Situation: The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC"), which now has a 3-2 Democrat majority, held its first Commission meeting since President Biden appointed a new Chair, Lina M. Khan. The Commissioners voted on a number of measures that signal important changes from prior agency (...)

Antonio F. Dias, David M. Morrell, Louis K. Fisher, Lin W. Kahn, Michael H. Knight The US Supreme Court blocks the FTC from obtaining monetary remedies in most antitrust and consumer protection cases (AMG Capital Management / FTC)

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The Supreme Court ruled unanimously in AMG Capital Management v. FTC that Federal Trade Commission Act ("FTCA") Section 13(b) does not authorize the FTC to obtain monetary remedies such as restitution or disgorgement. The Court’s decision is a significant setback for the FTC, particularly in (...)

David Kiernan, Craig E. Stewart, Darren K. Cottriel, Lin W. Kahn, Catherine T. Zeng The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit clarifies class certification standards in an antitrust appeal (Olean Wholesale Grocery / Bumble Bee Foods)

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The Ninth Circuit approved use of statistical analysis that relies on averaging but reversed class certification because the district court failed to resolve whether more than a de minimis number of putative class members were injured. On April 6, 2021, in Olean Wholesale Grocery Coop. v. (...)

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