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Michael Hamburger is an associate in White & Case's Americas Competition Group. He concentrates on antitrust litigation and counseling. He has worked on both civil and criminal antitrust matters and has substantial experience defending companies in multijurisdictional cartel litigation. He has also advised companies on obtaining antitrust clearance from domestic and foreign regulatory authorities for mergers and acquisitions.
Representing electronics companies in criminal and civil cases involving allegations of price-fixing of LCD panels, resulting in no criminal charges being filed by the DOJ and no recoverable damages following a six-week class action jury trial.
Obtaining merger control clearance from competition authorities in the United States, European Union, and several other foreign jurisdictions, for a leading pharmaceutical company's sale of a multibillion-dollar business unit with global operations and assets.
Representing an investor group in its successful effort to purchase the Texas Rangers baseball club out of chapter 11.
Drafting and arguing an appeal before the New York Appellate Division, resulting in unanimous reversal of a pro bono client's conviction and an order that all restitution be remitted to the client.
The Dodd-Frank Act and Federal Preemption of State Consumer Protection Laws, The Banking Law Journal, January 2011