Eileen Cole

Partner, Washington, DC


An experienced litigation lawyer with a focus on antitrust disputes.


Eileen represents domestic and foreign clients in complex civil litigation in both federal and state courts.

A partner in the Firm's Global Antitrust Practice in Washington, DC, she has particular experience litigating antitrust disputes and representing clients in government criminal and civil investigations. Eileen also works extensively on cases involving civil and criminal fraud allegations, grand jury investigations and internal investigations.

Clients who have benefited from Eileen's experience include Actavis, Forest, Samsung and Warner Chilcott. Notably, she has represented Stolt-Nielsen, an international parcel tanker shipping company, in numerous government antitrust investigations and private civil actions in jurisdictions including the United States, European Union, Canada and Korea.

Eileen is a member of the New York Bar Association and the Bar Association of the District of Columbia.

Bars and Courts
District of Columbia Bar
New York State Bar
US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
US District Court for the District of Columbia
US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
US District Court for the Southern District of New York
University of Virginia School of Law
University of Virginia


Corporate compliance investigation
Eileen supervised an extensive, internal corporate compliance investigation. She made recommendations and helped to develop a corporate compliance plan which was successfully implemented by her client.

US antitrust case
Eileen represented a foreign paper manufacturer in a preliminary injunction hearing brought by the US Department of Justice under US antitrust laws, which sought to block the client's acquisition of a US company.

Multibillion-dollar bank fraud allegations
Eileen represented an international financial institution and a European defeasance entity in civil and criminal proceedings relating to multibillion-dollar bank fraud allegations.

Medicare and Medicaid fraud
Eileen represented a corporation in a criminal investigation into Medicare and Medicaid fraud, Eileen successfully achieved a civil settlement.

Multimillion-dollar commercial arbitrations
Eileen represented a major telecommunications company in multimillion-dollar commercial arbitrations.