Jennifer M. Driscoll-Chippendale: Lawyer with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Jennifer M. Driscoll-Chippendale


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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Antitrust and Competition
  • Healthcare
  • International Reach
  • Japan
  • South Asia
  • Litigation
Mailing Address2099 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 100, Washington, District of Columbia, 20006-6801
University Cornell University, B.S., 1993; Cornell University, M.P.A., 1996
Law SchoolUniversity of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 2000 Symposium Editor, Journal of International Economic Law
Admitted2001, New York; 2002, US District Courts, Southern and Eastern District of New York; 2013, Eastern District of Michigan; 2008, District of Columbia; 2012, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; 2005, England and Wales (non-practicing)


•Member, ABA Section of Antitrust Law - International Task Force
•Member, New York State Bar Association, Antitrust Committee
•Member, Women Attorneys Leadership Council
•Penn Law LAS Board of Directors


Ms. Driscoll is a partner in the Antitrust and Competition practice group in the firm's Washington, D.C. office.

Areas of Practice

Ms. Driscoll's practice focuses on antitrust investigations, litigation and counseling. She has represented clients in international cartel investigations, merger investigations before the European Commission and Sherman Act Section Two class action lawsuits in federal courts.

More recently, Ms. Driscoll has counseled international clients about antitrust laws relating to mergers and acquisitions and represented both corporations and individuals in the Antitrust Division's investigation of the auto parts industry.

Active in the ABA Section of Antitrust Law, Ms. Driscoll is a member of the International Task Force. She was formerly the Vice Chair of the International Committee and Chair of the Section's 2010 Fall Forum. She has spoken on international cartel and unilateral conduct panels and has written articles and papers on those topics. Ms. Driscoll is also a Vice Chair of the ABA Section of International Law, International Antitrust Committee.

Prior to joining Sheppard Mullin, Ms. Driscoll worked at law firms in New York, Paris and London. She worked on behalf of the first company to lose a grant of amnesty from the US Department of Justice, as well as other high-profile antitrust matters. She also worked on high-profile litigation matters, such as the World Trade Center insurance coverage dispute.

Reflecting her international practice strengths, Ms. Driscoll studied at the 1999 Summer Institute of International and Comparative Law at the Universite de Paris I, Pantheon-Sorbonne.


Legal 500, 2012-2015

Publications & News


• The US FTC Reaches a Settlement With a Pharmaceutical Company and Continues March to Set a Standard for the Industry in Pay-for-Delay Settlements Cases (Cephalon), e-Competitions Bulletin, May 28, 2015
• The California Supreme Court Delineates a Structured Rule of Reason Analysis for Evaluating Reverse Payments or Pay-for-Delay Settlements (Cipro), e-Competitions Bulletin, May 7, 2015
• What 1st Antitrust Extradition Means For Auto Parts Case, Law360, April 11, 2014
• The US DoJ Announces Successful Litigation of Its First Extradition for an Alleged Involvement with the Marine Hose Cartel (Romano Pisciotti), e-Competitions Bulletin, April 4, 2014
• The US Supreme Court Establishes a Rule that Blurs the Lines Between Antitrust and Patent Law (Actavis), e-Competitions Bulletin, June 17, 2013
• The US Supreme Court Reverses the Decisions of the Lower Courts and Emphasizes that Any Model Supporting a Plaintiff's Damages Case Must Be Consistent with Its Liability Case (Comcast / Behrend), e-Competitions Bulletin, March 27, 2013
• Chinese Outbound Newsletter - March 2013, March 11, 2013
• Lessons to Be Learned from the Antitrust Division's Criminal Investigation of the Auto Parts Industry, ABA Section of International Law, December 2012
• The Japan Fair Trade Commission Releases Survey on Corporate Compliance Efforts and Recommends Best Practices, e-Competitions Bulletin, November 28, 2012
•A Window into Washington: Recent Developments in U.S. Antitrust Enforcement, Summer 2011 ( Chinese Version )
•Contributor to the American Bar Association's Response to the European Commission's Article 82 Discussion Paper
• Sentencing Individuals in Antitrust Cases: The Proper Balance, (co-authored with Donald C. Klawiter), Antitrust Magazine, 2009
• Antitrust Compliance in the Age of multi-Jurisdictional Leniency: New Ideas and New Challenges, (co-authored with Donald C. Klawiter), The Antitrust Review of the Americas, 2009
• A New Approach to Compliance: True Corporate Leniency for Executives, (co-authored with Donald C. Klawiter), Antitrust Magazine, 2008
• Standard-Setting Policies and the Rule of Reason: When Does the Shield Become a Sword? Global Competition Policy, 2008
•“Developments: The Urge to Converge-The New EU Discussion Paper on Abuse of a Dominant Position, ” (co-authored with Ronald W. Davis) Antitrust Magazine, 2006
•Report on Presentation by EU Commissioner Kroes - “The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same, ” published by the American Bar Association, 2005
•“It's a Small World After All: Conflicts of Laws and Copyright Infringement on the Information Superhighway, U. Pa. J. Int'l Econ. L., 1999
•“Protecting Speech, and Children, On-Line, ” (co-authored with Daniel H. Weiner) New York Law Journal, July 21, 1997

Antitrust Law Blog Posts

• Federal Trade Commission Continues March “to Set a Standard for the Industry” with Cephalon Settlement, June 3, 2015
• California Supreme Court Delineates a Structured Rule of Reason Analysis for Evaluating Reverse Payment or Pay-for-Delay Settlements, May 12, 2015
• What Does the First-Ever Extradition on an Antitrust Charge Mean for the Auto Parts Investigation? April 8, 2014
FTC v. Actavis: What Does It Mean for Reverse-Payment Settlements? June 25, 2013
Comcast v. Behrend Sets a Higher Bar for Class Certification, April 1, 2013
• JFTC Releases Survey on Corporate Compliance Efforts and Recommends Best Practices, December 6, 2012
• Antitrust Division Will Not Challenge Health Care Cost Information Exchange Program in California, June 3, 2010
• A Window into Washington: Proposed Legislation to Prohibit Resale Price Maintenance Agreements, April 28, 2010
• Sixth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Travel Agent Commission Antitrust Claims, November 10, 2009

Media Mentions

•DoJ Loss in Puerto Rico Rate-Fixing Case Could See More Defendants Going to Court -- Analysis
Policy and Regulatory Report, May 15, 2015
•DoJ Rests Shipping Rate-Fixing Case Against Former Crowley Exec
Policy and Regulatory Report, April 28, 2015
•Auto Parts 'Tip of Iceberg' for U.S. Antitrust Enforcement Against Japan, Lawyer Says
Policy and Regulatory Report, March 3, 2015
•DOJ Is Losing The Battle To Prosecute Foreign Executives
Law360, March 3, 2015
•USA - Be Aware of Antitrust Law
JETRO's Area Reports, June 2014
•US Cartel Case: One After Another Japanese Are Sent to Jail
Shukan Asahi Weekly Magazine, January 6, 2014
•Adapt or Die: How to Survive the Patent Cliff
Life Sciences Intellectual Property Review, Vol. 1, Issue 1, January 2014
•Judge Denies AstraZeneca's Bid to Squash Pay-For-Delay Challenge
Life Sciences Intellectual Property Review, September 27, 2013
•U.S. to Fine Auto-Parts Makers $740 Million for Price Fixing
The Wall Street Journal, September 26, 2013
•Cartel Investigation, Interviewed U.S. Attorneys: What are the Points Where Japanese Corporations Must Pay Attention
Asahi Newspaper Online, September 21, 2013
•Expansion of Pressing Charges on Japanese: DOJ: Sentencing Employees
Asahi Newspaper, September 21, 2013
•Searching the Background of Price Fixing Cartel Case
Media Watch 100 Online, June 7, 2013
•Sheppard Mullin Snags Mayer Brown Int'l Antitrust Duo
Law360, September 21, 2009

Speaking Engagements

•Demystifying Reverse Payment Settlements in 2015, The Knowledge Group, Webinar, June 3, 2015
•Spotlight on Antitrust Compliance in the Tech Sector, ABA Section of Antitrust Law, Compliance and Ethics Committee program, December 19, 2014
•U.S. Criminal Antitrust Enforcement: What Every Japanese Company and Sales Executive Should Know, JETRO, Tokyo, Japan, March 10, 2014
•Criminal Antitrust Update, ABA Section of Antitrust Law Cartel and Criminal Practice Committee program, January 31, 2014
•Best Practices on Document Retention, Collection and Production in Antitrust Investigations- To See or Not To See, ABA Section of Antitrust Law Fall Meeting, Miami, FL, October 19, 2012
•When Enforcement Cultures Collide: Best Practices for Antitrust Compliance Investigations in South America and Mexico (moderator), ABA Section of Antitrust Law program, June 19, 2012
•After the AUO Verdict, What Every Company (and Sales Executive) Should Know About Cartel Enforcement in the United States, Taiwan Economic and Cultural Office, Atlanta, GA, March 24, 2012
•The U.S. Antitrust Focus on Asian Companies: Increasing Compliance and Reducing Risk, Japanese Commerce Association of Washington, Washington D. C., February 24, 2012
•When Enforcement Cultures Collide: Best Practices for Antitrust Compliance and Investigations in Asia (moderator), ABA Section of Antitrust Law program, July 27, 2011
•What Every Company (and Sales Executive) Should Know About Cartel Enforcement in the United States, TAITRA, Computex Taipei 2011, Taipei, Taiwan, June 3, 2011
•What Every Company (and Sales Executive) Should Know About Cartel Enforcement in the United States, Taiwan Transportation Manufacturers and Vehicles Association, Taipei, Taiwan, June 1, 2011
•Navigating Work/Life Issues for Women in Law: Concerns, Challenges and Choices, Penn Law Women's Luncheon and Alumnae Panel, February 23, 2011
•International Cartel Enforcement: A New Era of Cooperation (moderator), ABA Section of Antitrust Law Fall Forum, November 18, 2010
•Managing a Cartel Investigation, November 5, 2009
•Cartels and Criminal Practice Fundamentals Series, December 17, 2008
•Antitrust Conference: Criminal Cartel Investigations, October 15-16, 2008
•Vice Chair, ABA Section of Antitrust Law, Antitrust Masters Course 2008
•Houston Bar Association, Antitrust Enforcement Update, January 24, 2008
•Law Seminars International Complex IP Licensing Conference: It's a Brave New World: Microsoft in the EU and Beyond, June 21, 2007
•ABA Antitrust Basics Brown Bag Series: Criminal Practice and Procedure, May 16, 2007
•PLI 46th Annual Advanced Antitrust Seminar, February 2, 2007


•New York Women's Antitrust Committee Networking Cocktail Event
September 17, 2015
•Webinar: Demystifying Reverse Payment Settlements in 2015
Webinar, June 3, 2015
•ABA 63rd Antitrust Spring Meeting
April 2015
•U.S. Criminal Antitrust Enforcement: What Every Japanese Company and Executive Should Know
Supported by JETRO
JETRO New York, November 5, 2013
•Antitrust and Anti-Corruption Enforcement: What Every International Company Needs to Know
September 16, 2010
•Managing a Cartel Investigation
November 5, 2009

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