Susannah P. Torpey
As Co-Chair of Winston’s Technology Antitrust Group and a Litigation Partner, Susannah Torpey litigates cutting-edge issues at the evolving intersection of antitrust, IP, and technology. Susannah has more than 15 years of experience representing leading companies and competitors in the preparation, trial, and appeal of complex antitrust cases. She regularly represents plaintiffs, as well as defendants, and has represented clients in both civil and criminal matters, including in international criminal antitrust investigations.
Susannah regularly represents major U.S. and multinational corporations in high-profile, multidistrict, and class action litigation and government investigations involving a wide array of federal and state antitrust issues, including monopolization, monopoly leveraging, price fixing, wage fixing, no-poach agreements, group boycotts, exclusive dealing, tying, price discrimination, unfair competition, anticompetitive product redesign, interoperability degradation, and mixed issues of antitrust and intellectual property law relating to Fair, Reasonable, and Non-Discriminatory (FRAND) obligations, standard-setting, patent licensing, patent misuse, and fraud on the PTO. Susannah also routinely counsels international and U.S. businesses regarding the minimization of antitrust risk, pricing strategies, antitrust compliance, and business issues relating to the use of tech and IP, many of which are key to a company’s global strategy.
Susannah has represented and counseled clients in a variety of industries, including the: high-tech; artificial intelligence; internet; web app; IoT; ecommerce and data platform; wireless connectivity (2G-5G); semiconductors and next-gen memory products; computer products; open source software, VoIP; fintech, electronic trading, patent aggregation and licensing, pharmaceutical; biotech; chemical processing; crude oil; steel products and fabrication; food products and distribution; publishing; professional sports; international trade; consulting; and financial services industries.
During law school, Susannah served as a Judicial Intern to the Honorable Judge Delissa A. Ridgway of the U.S. Court of International Trade. She also served as a Legal Intern in the Criminal Division of the DOJ.