Joshua N. Holian is a partner in the San Francisco office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Litigation & Trial Department. He concentrates on federal and state antitrust and trade regulation issues. Mr. Holian represents clients across a range of industries in M&A transactions to secure the required antitrust clearances from US, European and other antitrust regulatory authorities. He also counsels clients on distribution, resale and pricing issues.
In addition, Mr. Holian advises clients being investigated by the US Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission and other antitrust regulators in matters involving allegations of price fixing, monopolistic practices, interlocking directorates and other restraints of trade. Mr. Holian also represents clients in civil litigation and arbitration disputes alleging violations of state and federal antitrust laws, including claims of price fixing, market allocation, monopolization, price discrimination, below cost sales and unfair competition.
Mr. Holian has contributed to a number of antitrust publications, including the ABA’s Antitrust Law Developments (Sixth), the California State Bar’s California State Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law, and the ABA’s Premerger Coordination Handbook. Mr. Holian also has presented at a number of antitrust programs and conferences, including presentations for the ALI-ABA, Practicing Law Institute and Law Seminars International.