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Bruce Sokler

Bruce is Chair of the Antitrust Section and in his over 30 years in private practice, he has developed extensive experience in a broad range of antitrust matters, as well as communications regulation, including associated First Amendment and copyright law matters. In the antitrust area, Bruce’s practice includes antitrust counseling and representation in connection with federal and state governmental matters, as well as private antitrust litigation. He counsels and has represented Fortune 100 companies, not-for-profits, start-up entities, trade associations, and domestic and international joint ventures. Bruce has been involved in antitrust matters spanning a broad range of industries but has particularly deep experience in the communications, health care, and retail industries. In the communications area, Bruce counsels and represents clients before the Federal Communications Commission and the courts in a wide variety of matters, including rulemaking and their judicial review, constitutional issues raised by FCC actions, and merger reviews. Bruce has also represented copyright users in proceedings in the Southern District of New York and before arbitration entities established under the Copyright Act to establish copyright royalties. Bruce served as the Managing Member for the firm’s Washington, DC office from 1989 to 2001, and served on the firm’s Executive Committee from 1989 to 2002. Education: J.D., Georgetown University. B.A., Princeton University.