James J. Calder

James J. Calder devotes his practice to antitrust and competition law. He is co-head of the firm’s Antitrust and Competition practice.

James’ antitrust practice includes litigation, counseling and responding to government antitrust investigations. He handles matters involving price fixing, market allocation, group boycotts and other horizontal restraints; monopolization, intellectual property licensing and other intellectual property issues; industry-wide standard setting efforts; vertical restraints; distribution issues; and Robinson-Patman Act problems.

He represents parties to US and cross-border mergers and acquisitions. His M&A work includes substantive antitrust merger analysis, Hart-Scott-Rodino and foreign merger clearance compliance, defending merger investigations and negotiating resolutions in contested merger situations. He also provides antitrust representation in the structuring and operation of domestic and international joint ventures and other collaborative efforts among competitors.

James handles matters for clients in more than 40 industries, including apparel, athletic equipment, aviation, beer, builders hardware, chemicals, computer chip production, computer hardware and software, computer video games, consumer electronics, electrical carbon products, fertilizer additives, fine art dealing, freight forwarding, health care, industrial laundry and linen supply, medical devices, military electronics, milk, motion pictures, music publishing, pharmaceuticals, radio, recorded music, reinsurance, securities trading, soft drinks, textile machinery and television.

In addition to traditional antitrust matters, James advises on deceptive practices, misleading advertising, consumer protection and competitive tort issues.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Antitrust and Competition Litigation, 2) Mergers and Acquisitions, 3) Corporate, 4) Advertising, 5) Marketing and Promotions, 6) Entrepreneurial Ventures, 7) Intellectual Property Litigation and 8) Class Action and Multidistrict Litigation
Law School University of Virginia School of Law (J.D.)
Education University of Virginia (B.A)
Bar Member / Association New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
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