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Douglas F. Broder

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Mr. Broder has practiced for more than 30 years in federal and state courts throughout the United States and abroad.  His practice includes litigating antitrust matters, including criminal matters, as well as a wide variety of commercial matters for national and international clients in numerous industries.  Mr. Broder also assists clients in obtaining antitrust clearance for mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. Mr. Broder has an extensive appellate practice and has had primary responsibility for more than 40 appeals to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit alone.

Mr. Broder is the author of U.S.Antitrust Law and Enforcement: A Practice Introduction, (Oxford University Press, 2010); A Guide to U.S. Antitrust Law (Sweet & Maxwell, London, 2005), which explains U.S. antitrust laws to European lawyers and business interests; and of Antitrust Law Desk Book (Aspen Law & Business, New York, 2001).  Mr. Broder also is the author of a chapter in Inside the Minds: Antitrust Laws (Aspatore Press, 2005) and was the principal editor of, and a contributing author to, International Joint Ventures (Professional Information Publishing, Ltd., 1996).  Mr. Broder has published numerous articles on a variety of legal subjects and is a member of the editorial board of, and the U.S. law reporter for, the monthly European Competition Law Review.

Professional Background

Prior to joining K&L Gates, Mr. Broder was a partner in the New York office of a major international law firm, where he headed the firm’s antitrust practice.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • American Bar Association (Antitrust and International Law Sections)
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Antitrust and Trade Regulation Committee)
  • International Bar Association (Competition Law Section)
  • Rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell® and recently named a 2012 Top Rated Lawyer® in Appellate Law
  • Recognized by peers since 2007 as New York SuperLawyer in the areas of antitrust litigation, business litigation and appellate litigation
  • Listed: Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who in the East

Speaking Engagements

Mr. Broder has presented numerous talks and continuing legal education seminars on antitrust/competition law topics and on effective brief writing and appellate advocacy.