Ross Demain represents clients in complex commercial and antitrust disputes across many industries, before a variety of courts and other decisionmakers. He defends class action and other antitrust litigation matters, represents clients in civil and criminal investigations before the Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, and state antitrust enforcers, and advises clients on a variety of competition issues, including mergers and acquisitions, trade association activities, regulatory compliance under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act, and responding to Second Requests.
Recent litigation victories in which Mr. Demain has been involved include achieving one of the first dismissals of a corporate defendant on jurisdictional grounds in the sprawling In re Automotive Parts Antitrust Litigation, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 80337 (E.D. Mich. 2013); attaining dismissal of a purported class action antitrust suit brought by retired NFL players alleging a conspiracy to restrain a market for the sale of their images and likenesses, Washington v. National Football League, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 89401 (D. Minn. 2012); and obtaining an early dismissal of novel resale price maintenance claims brought in federal court under New York's Donnelly Act. Worldhomecenter.com, Inc. v. KWC America, Inc., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 104496 (S.D.N.Y. 2011).