John S. Magney is senior counsel based in the Washington, D.C. office.
Mr. Magney’s practice focuses on U.S. and EC competition, particularly in connection with mergers, licensing, and distribution matters. He has participated in antitrust litigation related to the Sherman, Clayton and Robinson-Patman Acts, as well as patent and other intellectual property issues. He also has extensive experience in criminal antitrust matters, including several international cartel cases. He lectures and is widely published on antitrust topics.
Mr. Magney joined the firm in 1975, became a partner in 1981 and became senior counsel in 2008. From 1994 to 1997, he was resident in the Brussels office. Mr. Magney received a J.D. degree, cum laude
, from Northwestern University in 1972, and an undergraduate degree, cum laude
, from Marquette University in 1968. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Magney was a trial attorney with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice.
Mr. Magney is a member of the Bar in the District of Columbia. He is also a member of the Antitrust Section and the Clayton Act Section 7 Committee of the ABA.