Richard M. Steuer is an antitrust practitioner, author, teacher, and former Chair of both the ABA Section of Antitrust Law and the New York City Bar Association’s Antitrust Committee. He is Senior Counsel at Mayer Brown LLP in New York City, where his practice includes litigation, mergers & acquisitions, intellectual property licensing, and e-commerce. Mr. Steuer has litigated at all levels of federal and state courts, on behalf of defendants and plaintiffs, in private suits and against government entities. He represents clients in government investigations and regularly advises leading companies on structuring their business practices.
Mr. Steuer served as Chair of the ABA Section of Antitrust Law from 2011-2012. Previously, he served as the Section’s Delegate to the ABA House of Delegates and as Editorial Chair of the Section’s Antitrust magazine. For three years he also served as Chair of the Antitrust Committee of the New York City Bar Association.
Mr. Steuer has written a book and dozens of articles on antitrust law appearing in the Cornell Law Review, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, St. John’s Law Review, Antitrust Law Journal, and others. He lectures frequently, including presentations at workshops conducted by the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice, and at programs sponsored by the International Competition Network, the ABA, the American Corporate Counsel Association, PLI, the International Franchise Association, the Conference Board and other organizations. His commentary has appeared in The New York Times and the National Law Journal. He has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today, Business Week and other publications, and has appeared on CNN and CNBC television.
Mr. Steuer has taught Antitrust Law as an adjunct associate professor at N.Y.U. School of Law and an adjunct professor at St. John’s School of Law. He also served as a member of the Advisory Board of BNA’s Antitrust & Trade Regulation Report and is listed in the directories of leading competition and antitrust lawyers.
Mr. Steuer is a graduate of Columbia Law School and is admitted to practice in New York State, in the federal district courts of New York, in the Second, Third, Fifth, Tenth and Federal Circuits, and in the United States Supreme Court.
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