Elai Katz

Elai's practice focuses principally on a wide range of antitrust law matters, including mergers and acquisitions, litigation, counseling, and government investigations. He also has significant experience in intellectual property counseling and litigation as well as general commercial litigation.

Elai has successfully guided a broad range of transactions through the antitrust regulatory review process in the United States and abroad. He has represented many types of buyers and sellers, including private equity funds, insurance companies, chemical and pharmaceutical companies, automotive component makers, steel suppliers, online retailers and others. Elai has a particularly strong record in obtaining quick and positive resolutions during the early phases of merger reviews and is particularly attuned to the role global antitrust review plays in negotiating and completing mergers and acquisitions.

Elai has represented clients in the financial, publishing, music, chemical and food industries in a variety of antitrust litigation matters, including complex class actions alleging price fixing and monopolization, as well as disputes involving distribution arrangements and price discrimination. He regularly advises clients on the formation of joint ventures, development of distribution and marketing arrangements and pricing policies, participation in trade association activities and interaction with competitors.


Yale University, B.A., 1992

Columbia Law School, J.D., 1996.

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