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Nicole L. Castle

McDermott Will & Emery (New York), McDermott Will & Emery (Washington)
Lawyer (Associate)

Nicole L. Castle provides legal counsel on complex civil and criminal antitrust litigation. She regularly represents clients in complex, multidistrict class action antitrust litigation alleging Sherman Act violations. She also defends mergers and acquisitions before the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Nicole counsels clients on strategies for addressing cartel prosecutions and defenses, from the inception of government investigations to the initiation of civil class action litigation.

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University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
McDermott Will & Emery (Paris)
McDermott Will & Emery (Dusseldorf)
McDermott Will & Emery (Washington)
McDermott Will & Emery (Washington)


774 Bulletin

Nicole L. Castle, Stefan M. Meisner, Stephen Wu The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit overturns a district court decision certifying a class of direct purchaser plaintiffs without undertaking a rigorous analysis to resolve factual disputes, assess competing evidence, or weigh conflicting expert testimony (Lamictal)


The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently concluded in In re Lamictal Direct Purchaser Antitrust Litigation that a district court’s reliance on average prices to determine class-wide impact was insufficient. Instead, courts must conduct a rigorous analysis of the facts, evidence and (...)

Stefan M. Meisner, Nicole L. Castle, Paul M. Thompson The Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice publishes new policy that significantly enhances the importance of compliance programs


THE LATEST: NEW DOJ ANTITRUST DIVISION POLICY MAKES COMPLIANCE PROGRAMS MORE CRITICAL THAN EVER* What Happened: Last week, the Antitrust Division reported that it has changed its Justice Manual to state that it will consider antitrust compliance at the charging stage in criminal antitrust (...)

Nicole L. Castle The US District Court of Pennsylvania announces that the largest producer of fresh shell eggs has agreed to pay $28 million to settle direct purchaser claims (Cal-Maine)


On July 23, 2013, Cal-Maine Foods Inc., the largest producer of fresh shell eggs in the U.S., announced that it had agreed to pay $28 million to settlement the direct purchaser claims brought by plaintiffs in In re Processed Egg Products Antitrust Litigation, 08-cv-2002 (E.D. Pa.). The direct (...)

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