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Developments in Antitrust Law & Regulation 2019

Author(s): Harvey I. Saferstein, Yvonne S. Quinn, Jennifer B. Patterson
Practice Area: Antitrust
Published: Apr 2019
ISBN: 9781402433542
PLI Item #: 249544
CHB Spine #: B2478, B2479

Jennifer B. Patterson is a partner in the New York, NY office of Arnold & Porter.  Her practice encompasses all aspects of antitrust law, including civil litigation, counseling, government investigations, and merger clearance.

Ms. Patterson has more than 20 years of experience representing major US and foreign corporations across a wide range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, rail freight transportation, auto parts, aircraft parts, biometric identification, poultry breeding, food additives, pesticides, publishing, optical film, and flat glass manufacturing.  She has defended numerous clients in private antitrust lawsuits and class actions, and in related government investigations and enforcement proceedings by the Department of Justice, State Attorneys General, and foreign competition agencies. She has advised companies on compliance policies and antitrust training programs, and has handled confidential internal investigations concerning potential antitrust violations. Ms. Patterson has also advised companies with respect to the antitrust implications of mergers, acquisitions, and other transactions, and has overseen compliance with worldwide pre-merger notification requirements.

Ms. Patterson graduated cum laude from the Georgetown University Law Center.  She also earned an M.S. degree from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, and a B.A. degree from Vanderbilt University, where she graduated magna cum laude.

Ms. Patterson speaks and writes in both Europe and the US on antitrust and cross-border litigation issues.


Yvonne Quinn is a member of the Firm’s Litigation Group and one of two partners in charge of coordinating the Firm’s Antitrust Group. Her practice focuses on antitrust litigation, merger analysis and review, and counseling work.

Ms. Quinn’s clients include leading commercial banks, equity funds, investment banks, insurance companies, cable television operators, television programming suppliers, newspapers, publishers, sports franchise owners, advertising sales and healthcare companies, pharmaceutical and chemical companies, and many others.

Ms. Quinn has been a co-chair of the Practising Law Institute’s Annual Antitrust Law Institute in New York since 2001 and has taught the mergers and acquisitions portion of the Institute since 1995. She is a member of the Executive Committee of the Antitrust Section of the New York State Bar Association and a vice chair of the Financial Services Committee of the Antitrust Section of the American Bar Association. From 1989 to 1992, she was the chair of the Antitrust and Trade Regulation Committee of the New York City Bar Association.

Ms. Quinn has been recognized as a leading antitrust practitioner in, among other guides to the legal profession:

Benchmark Litigation – National Practice Area Star: Antitrust (2019); Local Litigation Star (2008-2019); Litigation Star (2008-2018); and Top 250 Women in Litigation (2012-2018)
Chambers USA (2003-2018)
Chambers Global (2003, 2004-2005, 2011-2018)
The Legal 500 United States (2007, 2009, 2011-2018)
Law Business Research’s The International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers and The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers
Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Competition and Antitrust Lawyers (every year since 1998)
The Best Lawyers in America (2007-2018)
Lawdragon 3000: Leading Lawyers in America (2009-2010) and Lawdragon 500: Leading Lawyers in America (finalist)
New York Super Lawyers (2006-2017)


Harvey heads up the legal department of this 80-year-old national distributor of headwear and bags for the sporting and promotional goods industry.  His practice focuses on antitrust and price discrimination issues as well as arbitration and litigation. He also covers matters arising in the trademark and copyright arena. Harvey also teaches a course in advertising law at UCLA Law School.

Harvey received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature  from the University of California at Berkeley in 1965, and a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard  University School of Law in 1968. Prior to joining Sportsman in 2017, Harvey was a partner in various law firms in Los Angeles, including Munger Tolles & Olson, Irell & Manella, Fried Frank, Chadbourne & Parke, and Mintz Levin.

Harvey  speaks and writes frequently on trade regulation issues as well as legal ethics involving the State Bar of California, where Harvey was President, and the Federal Trade Commission, where Harvey served as a Regional Director and an Assistant to Federal Trade Commissioner Elman.