Mr. Rubin was formerly an antitrust partner at Patton Boggs LLP in Washington, D.C. For the past 15 years, he focused his legal practice exclusively on antitrust and competition law and policy.
As a litigator, Mr. Rubin has led trial teams in major antitrust cases in courts throughout the country. As a thought-leader in competition law, he has published in influential academic journals and has spoken to numerous professional groups, including the Directorate General for Competition of the European Commission, the Antitrust Section of the American Bar Association, the University of Wisconsin, and the American Antitrust Institute. Mr. Rubin has also made several appearances before Congressional committees.
Notable Cases Include:
NCRA v. Equifax Price-Fixing and Unlawful Merger
Credit Bureau Services v. Experian et al Collusion and Monopolization
FreeConference.com v. AT&T
Hart InterCivic v. ESS/Diebold, Unlawful Merger
Amicus curiae in U.S. Supreme Court antitrust cases Verizon v. Trinko (monopolization), Independent Ink (tying), and Weyerhaeuser (predatory buying)
Standfacts Credit v. Experian (monopolization), U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Amicus briefs (liability and damages), Federal Trade Commission Rambus (patent hold-up)
BP Propane Direct Purchaser Antitrust Litigation (monopolization)
“Broadcast Flag,” various mergers, and statutory claims, Federal Communications Commission
Amicus curiae in Princo v. International Trade Comm’n, Federal Circuit (patent pools and standard setting)