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Downey Law in the News

Legal Ethics Meets Hollywood Squares at the ABA Antitrust Law Section’s Virtual Spring Meeting

On April 22, 2020, the ABA Antitrust Law Section released a video of prominent antitrust and consumer protection lawyers role-playing Hollywood-inspired scenarios designed to test the audience’s knowledge of professional ethics for lawyers. Alicia Downey was a panel member of the humorous CLE program, entitled “Antitrust and CP Ethics Meets Hollywood Squares.” The presentation was one of numerous CLE programs that had to be presented virtually, as the Antitrust Law Section was forced by the global COVID pandemic to take its Annual Spring Meeting online. You can watch the video here.

Alicia Downey Presents Antitrust Webinar for MCLE

On December 5, 2019, Alicia Downey presented a program entitled, The Antitrust Issue-Spotting Checklist, as part of The 60-Minute Lawyer series of webinars produced by the non-profit Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (MCLE New England). The one-hour presentation is designed to provide lawyers with a working knowledge of the circumstances in which antitrust risks typically arise, and how to reduce those risks.

Newly Published ABA Antitrust Compliance Handbook Co-Edited by Alicia Downey

A definitive guide to antitrust compliance has just been published by the American Bar Association Antitrust Law Section. Alicia Downey served as co-Project Editor of the nearly 400-page Antitrust Compliance Handbook: A Practitioner’s Guide. The Handbook aids outside and in-house counsel charged with developing or updating antitrust compliance programs. Chapters examine the full spectrum of practical and substantive compliance issues, including conducting risk assessments, program design, benchmarking programs, employee training, using online technology in training/audits, preparing for dawn raids, and special considerations for competitor collaborations, trade associations, and distribution relationships. The book is available for purchase at the ABA Bookstore and elsewhere.

2020 Edition of “The Best Lawyers in America” Recognizes Alicia Downey

Alicia Downey is listed in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America for her work in Antitrust Law and Litigation – Antitrust. Recognition by Best Lawyers™ is based on peer review and the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area. Alicia has been noted for her antitrust work in the annual Best Lawyers directory every year since 2010.

Chambers USA 2019 Ranks Alicia Downey as Leading Antitrust Lawyer in Massachusetts

The Chambers USA Guide has again included Alicia Downey in its rankings of individual antitrust lawyers in Massachusetts, noting that she “is described as ‘outstanding,’ as well as ‘excellent at civil litigation and compliance,’ by market sources. She advises clients on a broad range of complex antitrust issues and disputes including distribution and pricing strategy.” Chambers USA annually ranks the top lawyers and law firms across the United States of America.