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Antitrust & Trade Regulation Section

Welcome to the Antitrust & Trade Regulation Section's webpage! The Section focuses on antitrust litigation and counseling in matters involving the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, State Attorneys General and private parties. We also focus on trade regulation matters, including employee non-competition agreements and deceptive advertising. The Antitrust & Trade Regulation Section officers and council members are listed below. If you have an interest in joining the Section or have an idea for a topic or speaker, please contact any officer or council member.

 

Welcome our 2014 Officers!

Chair:  Bill Morrison

Vice Chair:  Jack Balderson

Secretary:  Ken Carroll

Treasurer:  Jen Pearce

 

Next Meeting:

Update from the Texas Attorney General's Office

November 19, 2013, Noon

Speakers:  Gabriel Gervey, Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division

 


Section Officers:

Name: Bill Morrison
Officer Position: Chair
Firm: Haynes and Boone LLP
Firm Address: 2323 Victory Avenue, Suite 700
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, Texas 75219
Business Phone: 214-651-5018
Email: bill.morrison@haynesboone.com

Name: Jack Balderson
Officer Position: Vice Chair
Firm: Balderson Law PLLC
Firm Address: 3605 Yucca Drive, Suite 103
Firm City, State, Zip: Flower Mound, TX, 75028
Business Phone: (972) 874-1500
Email: jack@baldersonlaw.com

Name: Ken Carroll
Officer Position: Secretary
Firm: Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal, L.L.P.
Firm Address: 901 Main Street, Ste. 5500
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75202
Business Phone: (214) 855-3000
Email: kcarroll@ccsb.com

Name: Jen Pearce
Officer Position: Treasurer
Firm: Flowserve Corporation
Firm Address: 5215 N. O'Connor Blvd., Suite 2300
Firm City, State, Zip: Irving, TX, 75039
Business Phone: (469) 420-4024
Email: jpearce@flowserve.com

Name: Nicole Williams
Officer Position: Immediate Past Chair
Firm: Thompson & Knight LLP
Firm Address: 1722 Routh Street, Suite 1500
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, Texas 75201
Business Phone: 214-969-1149
Email: nicole.williams@tklaw.com

Name: Bradley C. Weber
Officer Position: DBA Board Advisor
Firm: Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP
Firm Address: 2200 Ross Avenue, Suite 2200
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, Texas 75201
Business Phone: 214-740-8000
Email: bweber@lockelord.com

Council Members:

 

Name:  Matthew Baker
Officer Position: Council Member
Firm: Bracewell & Guiliani
Firm Address: 1445 Ross Ave., Suite 3800
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75201
Business Phone: 214-758-1021
Email: matthew.baker@bgllp.com

Name: Barry Barnett
Officer Position: Council Member
Firm: Susman Godfrey L.L.P.
Firm Address: 901 Main Street, Suite 5100
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, Texas 75202-3775
Business Phone: 214.754.1903
Email: bbarnett@susmangodfrey.com
 
Name:  Ken Carroll
Officer Position: Council Member
Firm: Carrington Coleman Sloman & Blumenthal
Firm Address: 901 Main Street, Suite 5500
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75201
Business Phone: 214-855-3029
Email: kcarroll@ccsb.com

 

Name: William Frank Carroll
Officer Position: Council Member
Firm: Cox Smith Matthews Incorporated
Firm Address: 1201 Elm Street, Suite 3300
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75270
Business Phone: 214-698-7828
Email: fcarroll@coxsmith.com

Name: Thomas B. Carter
Officer Position: Council Member
Firm: Federal Trade Commission
Business Phone: (214) 979-9372
Email: tcarter@ftc.gov 

Name:  Scott Garelick
Officer Position: Council Member
Firm: McElree Smith
Firm Address: 600 N. Pearl Street, Suite 1600
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75201
Business Phone: 214-969-0657
Email: sgarelick@mspc.com

Name:  John Nevins
Officer Position: Council Member
Firm: The Nevins Law Firm
Firm Address: 7600 San Jacinto Place, Suite 200
Firm City, State, Zip: Plano, TX 75024
Business Phone: 214-919-3510
Email: nevins@nevinslawfirm.com

Name: Richard Parr
Officer Position: Council Member
Firm: AT&T Services, Inc.
Firm Address: 208 S. Akard Streetm Suite 2935
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75202
Business Phone: 214-757-3386
Email: rp3639@att.com

Name: Brian Robison
Officer Position: Council Member
Firm: Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Firm Address: 2100 McKinney Avenue--Suite 1100
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75201-6912
Business Phone: 214-698-3370
Email: brobison@gibsondunn.com

Name: Tracy G. Smith
Officer Position: Council Member
Firm: Thompson & Knight
Firm Address: 1722 Routh Street, Suite 1500
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75201
Business Phone: 214-969-1168
Email: tracy.smith@tklaw.com

Name:William G. Whitehill
Officer Position: Council Member
Firm: Gardere Wynne Sewell
Firm Address: 1601 Elm Street, Suite 3000
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75201
Business Phone: 214-999-4633
Email: bwhitehill@gardere.com

 

Section Membership

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Antitrust & Trade Regulation Section, please send a letter of request and a $20.00 membership fee to:

DBA
2101 Ross Ave
Dallas TX, 75201

Please note that you must be a member of the Dallas Bar Association to join a section.  Also note that a portion of membership fees may be contributed by the Section to various DBA-sponsored charity events or fund-raising activities. 

If you have any questions regarding sections membership, please contact the membership department at the Dallas Bar.

Section Admin-Mass E-mail/Roster

Section Admin-Webpage (coming soon)


Section Downloads:

Attachment Size
March 24, 2011: Brian Robison, Twombly update 1.15 MB
March 24, 2011: Barry Barnett, The Brave New World of Class Certification in Antitrust Cases 1023 KB
November 20, 2011: Bill Morrison, Antitrust implications of health care reform 195.63 KB
April 17, 2012: Kathy Beasley, Search Warrants and Dawn Raids 1.51 MB
July 17, 2012: William Frank Carroll, Twombly and Iqbal in the Rearview Mirror 326.5 KB
January 15, 2013: Randall Hack and Chuck Laughlin, FTC v. Watson Pharmaceuticals: How Should Courts Analyze "Pay for Delay" Settlements? 287 KB
March 19, 2013: Matthew Baker, Everett Upshaw, and Nicole Williams, Current Issues is e-Discovery 791.76 KB

 

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