Gilberto A. Gutiérrez P.

Gilberto Gutiérrez is our exclusively recommended Antitrust Law expert in Ecuador on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Gilberto directly using the contact details listed above.

Gilberto is co-founder of AntiTrust Consultores & Abogados, the current General Manager. As a partner and lawyer, he has led the areas of antitrust, competition and administrative law in the firm. His important career in the public sector contributed to regulate the competitive rights of companies, allowing the consumer to have fair options. That is why today Gilberto Gutierrez works with the most important firms in telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, the wood industry, dairy, food, among others.

Gilberto Gutierrez is a renowned professor, he has been Coordinator of Master’s Degrees in Administrative and Business Law at the San Francisco de Quito University. Today he is a tenured professor at the International University of Ecuador.

Firm Overview:

AntiTrust Consultores & Abogados is the first firm to specialise in free competition, Antitrust and Economic Regulation. AT has a wide range of departments in: mergers and acquisitions, Banking and Finances, Corporate, Dispute resolution, Intellectual Property, Labour and Employment, Real State, Tax, Family.

Gilberto A. Gutiérrez P. heads the practice group, with his long experience has led AntiTrust to position it as one of the leading law firms in the country. With its main offices in Quito, it has multinational clients such as GPF corporation, Claro, MegaDatos as part of the Telconet Group, Impoventura as representatives of the Volkswagen brand in Ecuador, to named some of the clients.

Mary Lehner

Mary Lehner is our exclusively recommended Antitrust Law expert in Washington DC on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Mary directly using the contact details listed above.

Mary Lehner is a partner in our antitrust, competition and trade group based in Washington, DC. Mary focuses her practice on representing clients before the FTC, the DOJ, and State Attorneys General on the antitrust aspects of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, distribution and intellectual property arrangements, and other competitive conduct.

Before joining Freshfields, Mary served as an advisor to two FTC Chairs, providing counsel on antitrust investigations, enforcement actions, policy initiatives, public relations, and congressional strategies.

Prior to her role in the Chairman’s office, Mary oversaw antitrust merger investigations as a lead attorney in the FTC’s Bureau of Competition.

Mary serves on the Steering Committee of GCR’s Women in Antitrust annual conference, has participated as a panellist in Women’s Competition Network and ABA Women in Deal Work events, and is a leader of the Freshfields US Diversity & Inclusion Committee.

She is also a HALO Champion (supporter of Freshfields’ LGBT initiative).

Firm Overview:

The world’s biggest international organisations rely on us to help them make the right decisions in a fast-changing world.

We combine the knowledge, experience and energy of the whole firm to solve our clients’ most complex challenges, wherever and whenever they arise.

Susan Creighton

Susan Creighton is our exclusively recommended Antitrust Law expert in Washington DC on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Susan directly using the contact details listed above.

Susan’s practice focuses on merger review, government conduct investigations, and antitrust litigation and counselling. Representative matters include serving as lead outside counsel for Google in the Federal Trade Commission’s search investigation of the company, and representing Netflix in connection with the Justice Department’s investigation of the proposed Comcast/TWC merger.

Susan was named “Lawyer of the Year” by Global Competition Review in 2013, and was one of The National Law Journal’s “Outstanding Women Lawyers” in 2015. She has testified before the Antitrust Modernisation Commission, the Federal Trade Commission, and the Senate on antitrust-related issues. She also has written a number of widely cited articles, including on issues related to mergers, intellectual property, and unilateral conduct.

Firm Overview:

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is the premier legal advisor to technology, life sciences, and other growth enterprises worldwide. We represent companies at every stage of development, from entrepreneurial start-ups to multibillion-dollar global corporations, as well as the venture firms, private equity firms, and investment banks that finance and advise them. The firm’s broad range of services and practice areas are focused on addressing the principal challenges faced by the management, boards of directors, shareholders, and in-house counsel of our clients.

The firm is nationally recognised for providing high-quality services to address the legal solutions required by its enterprise and financial institution clients.

Our services include corporate law and governance, public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, mergers and acquisitions, securities class action litigation, intellectual property litigation, antitrust counselling and litigation, joint ventures and strategic alliances, technology licensing and other intellectual property transactions, tax, and employee benefits and employment law, among other areas. Our distinguished international roster of clients span a wide variety of industries, including information technology, life sciences, energy and clean technology, media and entertainment, communications, retail, and financial services.

Todd Seelman

Todd Seelman is our exclusively recommended Antitrust Law expert in Colorado on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Todd directly using the contact details listed above.

Todd is the managing partner of the Denver and Colorado Springs offices of Lewis Brisbois. He is the national chair of the Antitrust and Competition Practice and chair of the Government Investigations Practice.

Todd has more than 25 years’ experience representing clients as an advisor and in litigation involving antitrust and competition, securities and financial fraud, and related complex commercial matters. Todd has extensive experience in class actions and multi-district litigation.

For the past ten years, Todd Seelman has been an Adjunct Professor of Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law at the University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law.

Firm Overview:

Lewis Brisbois offers legal practice in more than 40 specialties, and a multitude of sub-specialties. Our attorneys have broad knowledge, experience, and sensitivity to our clients’ unique needs. Through interaction among our practice groups, Lewis Brisbois provides a wide range of legal services to each client with a continuity of representation across multiple disciplines.

We have built longstanding relationships with corporate and institutional clients based on our ability to provide comprehensive service on a national scale.

At Lewis Brisbois, diversity is an integral part of our firm culture and our daily life. We accomplish diversity not by committee or initiative, but through the honest and consistent practice of hiring the best people for the job and rewarding excellence.

The success of these policies is reflected in the fact that Lewis Brisbois has repeatedly received national recognition for its commitment to embracing diversity. Lewis Brisbois is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse group of talented lawyers and staff, and demonstrates that commitment through non-discriminatory hiring, retention and promotion policies. The diversity of Lewis Brisbois’ client base is matched by the diversity of our attorneys.

With offices from Los Angeles to New York and Seattle to Miami, our attorneys reflect the communities in which they live. Lewis Brisbois’ culture has fostered a diverse group of professionals committed to promoting the best interests of our clients, our communities and the legal profession.

We support diversity in communities across the nation through new and ongoing relationships with minority and women-owned businesses.