Derek Ludwin advises clients on high-stakes antitrust litigation, criminal cartel and civil government investigations, transactions, licensing, and compliance issues. Mr. Ludwin has significant experience helping clients successfully navigate difficult, multi-faceted investigations and complex litigations, and has built a record of achieving positive outcomes.
On December 10th, the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice announced its first criminal indictment targeting an alleged conspiracy to reduce employee wages. The DOJ charged the former owner of a therapist staffing company with conspiring to reduce pay rates for healthcare worker contractors, but did not charge the company itself. Specifically, the … Continue Reading
COVID-19 has had a profound effect on supply chains, creating shortages and, in some cases, raising prices of vital medical and consumer products. It is no surprise that consumers, businesses, and government authorities are sounding the alarm about potential price gouging and pursuing those who appear to be exploiting the current crisis. On March 23, … Continue Reading