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Keila Ravelo is a partner in the Litigation Department and a member of the Antitrust Practice Group of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York. Ms. Ravelo focuses on high profile antitrust and complex commercial litigation matters, as well as internal investigations. She has a wide range of experience with respect to federal civil practice and procedure and class actions, particularly in the areas of antitrust, securities and insurance litigation. In addition, Ms. Ravelo's practice includes global regulatory advocacy and counseling on competition, trade regulation and other commercial matters.Chambers USA (2007-2012)
ranks Ms. Ravelo among the leading individuals practicing Antitrust Law in New York. She is also recognized in The Legal 500 United States: Volume III Litigation
) and New York Super Lawyers
(2006, 2009-2010, 2012), and was named one of ten "Leading Law Firm Rainmakers" by Diversity & the Bar
Ms. Ravelo is fluent in Spanish and French.
Selected Professional and Business Activities
Ms. Ravelo is a member of the American Bar Association (Antitrust Section), the New York State Bar Association, the New York City Bar Association, the New York Women's Bar Association and the Hispanic National Bar Association. She serves on the Board of Directors for the National Center for Law and Economic Justice, and served as a 2011 Guest Speaker on Complex Class Action Litigation at Cardozo Law School.
Prior to joining Willkie, Ms. Ravelo was a partner at Hunton & Williams and was also previously with Clifford Chance Rogers & Wells.
Selected Significant Matters
Currently defending MasterCard against price-fixing, tying and exclusive dealing class-action claims
Represented Mexican Bankers' Association in connection with payments industry regulatory matters
Represented MasterCard in Visa Check/MasterMoney Antitrust Litigation, one of the largest antitrust class actions in U.S. history, settled in 2003
Represented MasterCard in governance, boycott and tying investigations brought by the Department of Justice
Represented MasterCard in Reyn's Pasta Bella Pricing Litigation, which resulted in dismissal of massive overcharge claims against MasterCard
Represented a seed manufacturer in Genetically Modified Seeds Antitrust Litigation, which resulted in denial of class action status to a group of farmers alleging price fixing in the genetically modified seeds industry
Represented several major financial services clients in securities litigation matters
1991, Columbia University School of Law, J.D.
1988, Upsala College, B.A.
- United States Supreme Court
- United States Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
- United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
- United States District Court, Southern District of New York