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Company Associate

Alexandria, VA, 22315
August 16, 2012

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Alexandria, VA 22315



Kelley Drye & Warren, Washington, DC Sept. 2005-Aug. 2012


Antitrust and consumer protection associate representing domestic and

foreign entities in getting deals through the Federal Trade Commission

(FTC) and Department of Justice (DOJ), and in high stakes private

litigation concerning monopolization and false advertising. Work with

economic experts to prepare reports and testimony.

. Lead associate on a team that secured a $125 million settlement for an

advertiser concerning its antitrust and false advertising claims against

a competitor, and drafted key injunctive provisions that began the

process of settling the case.

. Assisted an advertiser in securing dismissal, on summary judgment, of

defamation, deceptive trade practices, and business tort claims. Insignia

Systems, Inc. v. News America Marketing In-Store, Inc., 661 F.Supp.2d

1039 (D. Minn. 2009).

. File Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) pre-merger notification submissions with the

FTC and Department of Justice and obtain clearance for transactions,

often avoiding Second Requests.

. Represented a major Indian pharmaceutical company in a deal valued at

over $3 billion that created one of the world's largest pharmaceutical


. Represented one of the world's 20 leading pharmaceutical companies in its

milestone acquisition of a U.S. pharmaceutical company.

. Perform analyses on behalf of domestic and foreign entities concerning

the Sherman Act, Clayton Act, Lanham Act, FTC Act, and other federal


. Research for and draft various court papers including Daubert motions,

motions in limine, motions for summary judgment, motions to dismiss,

motions to compel, and affidavits.

. Prepare economic experts for depositions and develop expert reports and

testimony concerning antitrust issues.

. Designed and managed the electronic review of document production, and

supervised 24 associates reviewing a database of over a million


. Draft discovery documents, including document requests, interrogatories,

and subpoenas, and responses to same.

. Counsel trade associations concerning compliance with antitrust laws.

Swidler Berlin Shereff Friedman, Washington, DC Summer 2004

Summer Associate

. Performed legal research.

Federal Trade Commission, Office of Policy Planning, Washington, DC Summer


Summer Law Clerk

. Performed legal and economic analysis regarding state lending laws and

professional licensing restraints.

. Contributed research for a speech given by Commissioner Leary concerning

class action litigation.

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Boston, MA August 1999-July 2002

Bank Holding Company Analyst

. Performed competitive analyses of mergers and acquisitions and

investigated community members' concerns regarding predatory lending and

race and income discrimination in home mortgage and small business


. Revised certain Federal Reserve banking market definitions, after leading

a market research study.

Resume of Lee Istrail (p. 2)


George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, VA May 2005

J.D., cum laude

. As Symposium Editor of George Mason Law Review, organized conference on

EU Antitrust Law.

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH June 1999

B.A., Economics, with a minor in Government

ADMISSION: Admitted to practice in Virginia (October 13, 2005), the

District of Columbia (August 14, 2006), and the United States District

Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

Publications and Acknowledgements:

. Contributor to Kelley Drye's Consumer Financial Services Blog:

. Author, Trade Associations And The Antitrust Laws, Bureau of National

Affairs, 2011:

. Acknowledgement: William C. MacLeod, The Federal Trade Commission and the

Federal Trade Commission Act, in Irving Scher, ANTITRUST ADVISER, Ch. 9

(5th edition, Thomson West, 2011 Revision).

. Author, "Premerger Antitrust Requirements: The 2012 Hart-Scott-Rodino

Premerger Notification Sourcebook":

. Author, "Schering-Plough at the Supreme Court" (Antitrust Source Magazine



. Author, Banking Structure in New England 1999-2001 (Federal Reserve Bank

of Boston Research Report No. 76):

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