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Ross Elfand is an associate in White & Case's Global Competition and Commercial Litigation groups. He concentrates on complex civil and criminal commercial litigation and counseling in the areas of antitrust, trade regulation, and intellectual property.
As part of the Firm's pro bono efforts, Mr. Elfand participated in the Firm's externship program with inMotion, Inc., where he represented and counseled indigent women who were victims of domestic violence in matrimonial and family law matters. During the three-month externship, Mr. Elfand served as lead counsel on numerous cases at the same time and appeared in court on a weekly basis.
Counsel and co-lead author of merits brief for respondents and the brief acquiescing to certiorari in Supreme Court docket No. 12-1036, 'Mississippi ex rel. Jim Hood v. AU Optronics Corp., et al.,' cert. granted May 28, 2013, which concerns the removability of state court actions to federal court under the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005.
Defended a global company in a criminal price-fixing investigation brought by the Department of Justice, Antitrust Division.
Representing a leading generic pharmaceutical manufacturer in an action brought by the branded pharmaceutical company.
Provided counseling to a leading credit services company on Hart-Scott-Rodino Act filing for one of the largest IPOs in history.
Provided counseling to a media distribution company regarding potential tying claims against movie studio and production companies.
Leegin Might Turn Out to Have a Lot of Class, Antitrust Practitioner, Volume 6, August 2007