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Robert represents clients in a variety of complex litigation matters in federal and state courts, as well as in mediations and arbitrations. He represents businesses and individuals in many industries, including commercial, construction, and franchise matters. Additionally, Robert has a growing body of publications discussing developments in antitrust civil and criminal litigation.

The Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division recently suffered another setback in its most recent effort to secure criminal convictions for labor-side violations of Section 1 of the Sherman Act. Having finally secured a successful criminal conviction, which came by way of plea deal and deferred prosecution agreement, the DOJ proceeded to trial in Maine against four home health executives who the government alleged had conspired to enter into a no-poach agreement and fix wages paid to home health aides. After a two-week trial, the jury acquitted all four of the defendants, marking the third time the DOJ has failed to convince a jury to convict defendants for alleged Section 1 violations in the labor market.Continue Reading DOJ Fails to Convict in No-Poach/Wage Fixing Case