Richard M. Steuer: Lawyer with Mayer Brown LLP

Richard M. Steuer

New York,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone212 506 2530

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Franchise & Dealer
  • Intellectual Property Litigation & Enforcement
  • Life Sciences
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Intellectual Property
  • Trademark Litigation
Contact InfoTelephone: 212 506 2530
Fax: 212 849 5530
Law SchoolColumbia Law School, J.D., 1973
Admitted1974, New York; 1974, US District Court for the Eastern District of New York; 1974, US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; 1974, US District Court for the Southern District of New York; 1979, US Supreme Court; 1984, US District Court for the Northern District of New York; 1987, US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; 1995, US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; 1997, US District Court for the Western District of New York; 2003, US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit; 2004, US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


Chair, ABA Section of Antitrust Law, 2011

Chair, Committee on Antitrust and Trade Regulation, New York City Bar Association, 1995-1998

Chair-Elect, ABA Section of Antitrust Law, 2010-2011

Vice Chair, ABA Section of Antitrust Law, 2009-2010

Committee Officer, ABA Section of Antitrust Law, 2007-2009

ABA House of Delegates, Section of Antitrust Law Delegate, 2005-2008

Secretary and Communications Officer, ABA Section of Antitrust Law, 2004-2005

Chair, ABA Antitrust Section Remedies Task Force, 2003-2004

Editorial Chair, ABA's Antitrust magazine, 1998-2001

Chair, ABA Antitrust Section Publications Committee, 1996-1998

Neutral Evaluator, US District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 1994-1996

Council Member, ABA Section of Antitrust Law, 1993-1996, 2001-2004

Chair, ABA Antitrust Section Sherman Act Section 1 Committee, 1992-1993

Member, Advisory Board of BNA's Antitrust & Trade Regulation Report

fellow, American Bar Foundation

Member, American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Association of the Bar of the City of New York


Richard Steuer focuses on the practice of antitrust law, including litigation, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property licensing, franchising, and e-commerce. Richard litigates at all levels of federal and state courts, on behalf of defendants and plaintiffs, in private suits and against government entities. He represents clients in government investigations, both civil and criminal, including agency review of mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures. He also regularly advises leading companies on structuring their business practices, including distribution arrangements and licensing programs.

Richard is the Immediate Past Chair of the ABA Section of Antitrust Law. Previously, he served as Section Chair, the Section's Delegate to the ABA House of Delegates and as Editorial Chair of the Section's Antitrust magazine. He also has served for three years as Chair of the Antitrust Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

Richard has written a book and dozens of articles on antitrust law that have appeared in such journals as the Cornell Law Review, the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law. He lectures frequently, including presentations at FTC and US Department of Justice workshops and at programs sponsored by the American Bar Association, the American Corporate Counsel Association, PLI, the International Franchise Association, the Conference Board, and other organizations. His commentary has appeared in The New York Times and the National Law Journal. He is quoted regularly in the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today, Business Week, and other publications, and has appeared on CNN, and CNBC television.

Richard has taught Antitrust Law as an adjunct associate professor at NYU School of Law and as an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law. He also is a member of the Advisory Board of BNA's Antitrust & Trade Regulation Report and is listed in Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Law, the International Who's Who of Competition Lawyers, the Euromoney Guide to the World's Leading Competition and Antitrust Lawyers, Benchmark Litigation, and Chambers USA. According to Chambers USA 2012, he has a 'wonderful antitrust mind,' and is 'creative in coming up with antitrust strategies and works enormously well in collegial settings.'


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Non-Reportable Mergers Under HSR Act Still At Risk for Antitrust Review
Meytal McCoy,Scott P. Perlman,John Roberti,Richard M. Steuer,Matthew A. Tabas, January 16, 2014
Two recent cases involving the US Department of Justice, Antitrust Division (the DOJ) demonstrate that the DOJ and the US Federal Trade Commission (the FTC) will review mergers that otherwise escape the agencies’ scrutiny by falling below the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (HSR Act) merger filing...

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Richard M. Steuer

1675 Broadway
New YorkNY 10019-5820


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