George S. Cary is a Senior Partner at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, San Francisco. He has decades of experience in sophisticated antitrust matters, representing companies on industry-transforming transactions and complex monopolization litigation. He regularly guides clients through global mergers and acquisitions involving the most challenging regions and issues, and his diverse litigation docket features cases involving the application of antitrust to intellectual property and high-technology markets. Before joining Cleary, George Cary served as Deputy Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition, where he was lead trial counsel for the FTC in its successful challenge of the Staples/Office Depot merger. Other precedent-setting cases include representing Sanofi in defeating a multibillion-dollar monopolization case brought by a competitor, and Broadcom in its appellate victory against Qualcomm.
Fifth Circuit upholds FTC’s Impax decision in first fully litigated post-actavis reverse payment decisionCleary Gottlieb, Kenneth Reinker, Bruce Hoffman, Kathleen Bradish and George Cary, 23 April 2021, Alert Memorandum
The “twenty-first century Antitrust Act” raises the risks of doing business in New YorkCleary Gottlieb, Leah Brannon, Bruce Hoffman, Brian Byrne, Daniel Culley, Jeremy Calsyn, Elaine Ewing, Kenneth Reinker, George Cary and David Gelfand, 1 June 2021, Alert Memorandum