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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.


 

Next Meeting:

June 26 at noon at the Belo.

Speaker: J. Bruce McDonald of Jones Day

Topic: "U.S. v. AT&T and Antitrust Litigation Lessons Learned"

The Antitrust & Trade Regulation Section customarily meets every other month, usually on the third Tuesday of the month. Please view the calendar for specific meeting dates.


Section Officers:

Name: Jon Shepherd
Officer Position: Chair
Firm: Prometheus Franchise Restaurant Holdings, LLC
Firm Address: 2404 Huntersridge Drive
Firm City, State, Zip: Irving, TX 75063
Business Phone: 214.403.9667
Email: jon.shepherd@theborder.com

Name: Tom York
Officer Position: Vice Chair
Firm: Jones Day
Firm Address: 2727 N. Harwood Street
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75201
Business Phone: 214.220.3939
Email: tdyork@jonesday.com

Name: Ken Carroll
Officer Position: Treasurer
Firm: Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal, L.L.P.
Firm Address: 901 Main Street, Suite 5500
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75202
Business Phone: 214.855.3029
Email: kcarroll@ccsb.com

Name: Aaron Davidson
Officer Position: Secretary
Firm: Klemchuk LLP
Firm Address: 8150 North Central Expressway, 10th Floor
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75206
Business Phone: 214.367.6000
Email: aaron.davidson@klemchuk.com

Name: Hon. Irma Ramirez
Officer Position: Board Advisor
Firm: U.S. Magistrate Judge
Firm Address: 1100 Commerce St Ste 1567
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, Texas 75242
Business Phone: 214.753.2393
Email: judge_ramirez@txnd.uscourts.gov

Council Members:

 
Name: Bradley C. Weber
Officer Position: Council Member
Firm: Locke Lord LLP
Firm Address: 2200 Ross Avenue, Suite 2800
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, Texas 75201
Business Phone: 214.740.8497
Email: bweber@lockelord.com
 

Name: William Frank Carroll
Officer Position: Council Member
Firm: The Law Offices of Wm. Frank Carroll, PLLC
Firm Address: 1304 Alexandra Ct.
Firm City, State, Zip: Colleyville, TX 76034
Business Phone: 
Email:frankcarroll1917@gmail.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: Nicole Williams
Officer Position: Council Member
Firm: Thompson & Knight
Firm Address: 1722 Routh Street, Suite 1500
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75201
Business Phone: 214.969.1149
Email: nicole.williams@tklaw.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: C. Paul Rogers III, Professor
Officer Position: Council Member
SMU School of Law
Address: P.O.Box 750116
City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75275
Business Phone: 214.768.2700
Email: crogers@smu.edu

Name:William G. Whitehill
Officer Position: Council Member
Texas Fifth District Court of Appeals
Address: 600 Commerce Street, Suite 2000
City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75202
Business Phone: 214.755.8635
Email: bill.whitehill@5th.txcourts.gov 

Name: Luke Wohlford
Officer Position: Council Member
Firm: Crowe & Dunlevy
Firm Address: 1919 McKinney Ave, Suite 100
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75201
Business Phone: 214.420.2141
 
Name: Jack Balderson
Officer Position: Council Member
Firm: Balderson Law PLLC
Firm Address: 6021 Morriss Road, Suite 104
Firm City, State, Zip: Flower Mound, TX 75028
Business Phone: 972.874.1500
 

Section Membership

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Antitrust & Trade Regulation Section, please click here to join online or send a letter of request and the $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 DBA membership department.

Section Admin-Mass E-mail/Roster

Section Admin-Webpage

For questions regarding Section email/roster/webpage, email Jessica Smith or call 214-220-7477.  


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