9 August, 2010 – Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, announced that Richard M. Steuer, a partner in the Litigation practice of its New York office, has been elected Chair-Elect of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Section of Antitrust Law.
Mr. Steuer’s new role continues his long involvement with the Antitrust section, which he has served previously as Vice Chair, Secretary and Committee Officer, delegate to the ABA House of Delegates and editorial director of the section’s Antitrust magazine. He also has served for three years as Chair of the Antitrust Committee of the Bar of the City of New York.
Antitrust law is the focus of Mr. Steuer’s legal practice, including litigation, merger clearance, government investigations and counseling. He has authored a book and numerous articles on antitrust law, has taught antitrust law as an adjunct professor and lectures frequently on subjects related to antitrust law.
The Section of Antitrust Law is the largest body of antitrust, competition and consumer protection professionals in the world, with 8,000 members from dozens of countries, including lawyers, economists, enforcement officials, jurists and academics.