Stuart R. Lombardi

Associate

New York
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
787 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019-6099
T 212 728 8882
F 212 728 9882
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Stuart Lombardi is an associate in the Litigation Department and a member of the Antitrust & Competition Practice Group of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York.  His focus includes antitrust and competition, bankruptcy, and complex commercial litigation and counseling. Stuart has represented companies and executives in a wide range of disputes in state and federal courts, in internal investigations, and before enforcement agencies.

Stuart Lombardi is an associate in the Litigation Department and a member of the Antitrust & Competition Practice Group of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York.  His focus includes antitrust and competition, bankruptcy, and complex commercial litigation and counseling. Stuart has represented companies and executives in a wide range of disputes in state and federal courts, in internal investigations, and before enforcement agencies.

Selected Significant Matters

  • Honeywell International Inc. v. North American Refractories Asbestos Personal Injury Settlement Trust (Bankr. W.D. Pa.):  Represented the NARCO Trust, an asbestos personal injury settlement trust formed pursuant to the North American Refractories Company’s bankruptcy plan, in litigation concerning the interpretation of the Trust’s governing documents.
  • MedAssets, Inc.:  Represented MedAssets in its acquisition by Pamplona Capital Management and Vizient, Inc. for $2.7 billion.
  • Montgomery v. Louisiana, 136 S. Ct. 718 (2016):  Contributed to brief submitted by amicus curiae appointed by the Supreme Court to argue against the Court’s jurisdiction.
  • In re WP Steel Venture, LLC, et al. (Bankr. Del.):  Litigation counsel to the RG Steel debtors, formerly comprising the fourth-largest flat-rolled steel producer in the U.S., in connection with their chapter 11 cases.
  • Represented prominent investment advisers in insider trading investigations conducted by the DOJ and SEC.
  • Represented companies in confidential antitrust agency investigations in the United States and Europe.
  • Represented the acquiror in a dispute with the seller concerning a multi-hundred-million-dollar corporate acquisition.

Selected Publications and Lectures

  • Second Circuit Eliminates “Meaningfully Close Personal Relationship” Test (August 24, 2017)
  • Panelist, “Hot Topics in Antitrust 2016” (Lawline.com, February 17, 2016)
  • Antitrust & Competition Law Digest (December 2015)
  • Panelist, “Antitrust Section Panel and Networking Event for Law Students and Junior Attorneys (Why Antitrust?)”  (NYSBA, Antitrust Section, June 17, 2015)
  • “‘RAND’ or ‘FRAND’ Royalties: Considerations After Microsoft v. Motorola,” The Antitrust Counselor, ABA Section of Antitrust Law, Volume 7.3 (June 2013, co-author)