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Antitrust & Trade Regulation

The Pennington Firm provides training, counsel, and representation to businesses and nonprofit organizations (including trade associations) on all aspects of Federal and Florida antitrust and trade regulation law. The issues involved in this practice area include price fixing, bid-rigging, divisons of markets, group boycotts, and other anticompetitive agreements, as well as conspiracy, monopolization, price discrimination, mergers/acquisitions, unfair methods of competition, and unfair/deceptive trade practices. The laws involved include the following:

  • Clayton Act
  • Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976
  • Federal Trade Commission Act
  • Florida Antitrust Act of 1980
  • Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act
  • Robinson-Patman Act
  • Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890

The firm provides representation in connection with investigations and enforcement by the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, and the Florida Attorney General's Office. The firm also provides representation in State and Federal courts in private suits, including complex multi-district class action litigation.

The following is a list of members of the Antitrust & Trade Regulation practice area:

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Robert. A. "Gus" Harper, III invited for membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers

July 16, 2014

Mr. Harper has been invited for membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers.  The National Trial Lawyers is a professional...

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Shareholder Michael J. Thomas successfully defends Novartis Pharmaceuticals in product liability case.

June 20, 2014

On April 9, 2014, Shareholder Michael J. Thomas and members of Hollingsworth, LLP, obtained a defense verdict against Plaintiff Ruth Dopson-Troutt in...

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Pennington, P.A. Partner, Susan Spurgeon, to Serve as Chair of the Real Property Litigation Committee of the Florida Bar’s Real Property Probate and Trust Law (RPPTL) Real Estate Litigation Committee.

June 4, 2014

Pennington Shareholder, Susan Spurgeon, was just selected as incoming Chair of the Florida Bar’s Real Property Probate and Trust Law (RPPTL)...

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