Cadwalader Adds Top Antitrust Litigation And Trial Team In D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, a leading counselor to global financial institutions and corporations, has announced that Peter Moll and Brian Wallach, two renowned antitrust trial attorneys, have joined the partnership. Moll and Wallach, formerly with Howrey LLP., will reside in Cadwalader's Washington, D.C., office.  They are joined by three associates, Gregory Langsdale, Jessica Thompson and Elizabeth Wright.

Moll has tried numerous complex commercial cases in federal and state courts nationwide. He has litigated antitrust and other claims covering a broad spectrum of legal areas, including price-fixing, vertical restraints, monopolization, unfair and deceptive trade practices, mergers, patents, distributor terminations and many constitutional challenges.

Wallach has litigated some of the largest commercial and antitrust cases to be tried in state and federal courts over the last 10 years. These cases have concerned the full spectrum of antitrust issues. In addition, he has substantial experience representing clients in connection with class action litigation, theft of trade secrets, civil RICO and fraud, business torts, distributor terminations, trademarks, false advertising, defamation and contract disputes.  

Moll and Wallach represent numerous major corporations, including Anheuser Busch/InBev, Nestle and First Data Corporation.  Moll has argued appeals before nearly every U.S. court of appeal, including the Federal Circuit.

Moll graduated in 1971 from Boston College and in 1975 from Boston College Law School.  He received both degrees summa cum laude and was Order of the Coif in law school.  He is admitted to the District of Columbia, Massachusetts and New Jersey bars.  He has written and lectured extensively on a wide range of litigation topics, including the use of technology and multimedia in the courtroom to gain a competitive edge.

Wallach graduated in 1986 from Emory University with honors and in 1989 from Georgetown University Law Center cum laude.  He is admitted to the District of Columbia and New York bars.  He has appeared on a number of panels on a variety of litigation issues, and has also been active in pro bono matters, including the representation of  senior-assisted group houses in a five-day bench in a case involving violation of restrictive covenants.

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