Gerald A. Stein is a Senior Counsel in the Antitrust and Competition Group in Norton Rose Fulbright’s New York office. Gerald’s comprehensive career as an antitrust litigator and a government enforcer enables him to represent and counsel clients in a full array of antitrust matters including state and federal litigation, class action and multidistrict litigation, merger and acquisition antitrust analysis, counseling, compliance, government investigations and enforcement proceedings in a wide variety of industries.
Gerald is a senior-level litigator with nearly twenty-five years of litigation and counseling experience. Before joining our firm's Antitrust and Competition Practice Group, Gerald was an attorney with the Bureau of Competition at the Federal Trade Commission for more than eight years, where he investigated and litigated a variety of antitrust matters including mergers and acquisitions and anticompetitive conduct. Prior to that, while in private practice at other prominent law firms, he represented major corporations in all aspects of private antitrust actions (including class actions and multidistrict litigation) involving alleged violations of Sherman Act Sections 1 and 2 regarding claims of price fixing, monopolization, boycotts, refusals to deal, and unfair and deceptive trade practices in various industries, including industrial chemicals, industrial ventilation systems, rental cars, air cargo, airline passengers, automotive filters and healthcare. He has significant experience developing factual defenses, drafting and arguing motions, working with expert economists and taking depositions.
Gerald was a panelist in this Program beginning in 2009 and has chaired it since 2013.
Gerald earned his B.A. degree from Tufts University and his J.D., cum laude, from Pace University School of Law.