Derek Sutton is an associate in the firm’s Raleigh office, where he focuses on antitrust and complex commercial litigation. He has tried cases in state and federal courts and before arbitral tribunals.
Derek's antitrust experience includes representing clients in single-plaintiff, class action, and multidistrict litigation involving claims brought under state and federal antitrust and unfair competition statutes. He also has defended corporations and individuals in civil and criminal enforcement actions brought by the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division, Federal Trade Commission, and state attorneys general.
Derek’s commercial litigation experience includes representing clients in M&A litigation, patent licensing disputes, trade secrets litigation, securities litigation, and contract disputes.
Prior to joining the firm, Derek was a litigation associate at law firms in New York and Raleigh.
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