Axinn is pleased to announce that six partners have been ranked in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA. Stephen Axinn, John Briggs, John Harkrider, Francis Morrison, Thomas Rohback and Russell Steinthal were each ranked in the guide and called out as notable practitioners within their area of practice.*
Stephen Axinn (NY and Nationwide) – Senior partner Stephen Axinn has a wealth of experience in the area, both in M&A counseling and litigation at trial and appellate level.
John Briggs (Washington, DC) – John Briggs is "just a brilliant man who knows antitrust inside and out," according to peers. He is well versed across the full array of antitrust work, and is routinely called upon by both domestic and international clients.
John Harkrider (NY and Nationwide) – Sources note that John Harkrider is a "brilliant" and "extremely bright antitrust lawyer, who will aggressively defend your position." He is well known for his work with high-profile technology clients, which he has litigated for and counseled through merger challenges across both Europe and the USA.
Francis Morrison III (Connecticut) – "Charismatic" and "very effective" practitioner Francis Morrison is lauded for his capability in credit arbitrage and business torts, including breach of contract allegations. He has additional expertise in… intellectual property disputes and is described as a "superb litigator.”
Thomas Rohback (Connecticut) – Thomas Rohback represents insurers in complex litigation related to federal compliance, antitrust accusations and potential civil RICO proceedings. Sources praise his strategic thinking and ability to see the big picture, as well as his excellent client service.
Russell Steinthal (NY) – Russell Steinthal is a well-rounded practitioner with notable expertise in the overlap between antitrust and IP matters. Clients say: "He is just a very, very smart attorney - his analysis is top notch and his command of the facts is really impressive.”
*The descriptions above of each partner were published by Chambers USA 2015 and the result of client quotes and feedback.