Michael Sennett

Michael Sennett
Firm: Jones Day
Address: 77 West Wacker
Chicago, IL 60601-1692
Phone: (312) 269-4243
Fax: (312) 782-8585
E-mail: Contact Us
Web site: http://www.jonesday.com

Position Areas of Practice Bar Admissions
Education Representative Cases
Lawyer Profile:

Mike Sennett practices antitrust law with an emphasis on the antitrust aspects of mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures; antitrust litigation; civil investigations before the United States Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, and state attorneys general; and criminal and cartel antitrust matters, including grand jury proceedings. Mike handles complex antitrust cases in courts throughout the United States, including before the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, and antitrust enforcement matters with the competition agencies. He also counsels clients on the antitrust aspects of intellectual property licensing and related patent matters, strategic alliances and collaborations, pricing and price discrimination, distribution, advertising and marketing practices, as well as Hatch-Waxman Act strategies.

Mike serves as antitrust counsel to a number of multinational corporations and businesses operating domestically and globally. His industry experience includes pharmaceuticals, biotechnologies, medical devices, pharmaceutical benefit services, steel, automotive, building products, farm equipment, consumer products, mining, water and wastewater technologies and services, health care services, transportation, financial services, and communications. Representative corporate clients include Astellas Pharma, Baxter International, Boehringer Ingelheim, Cardinal Health, CVS Caremark, Edwards Lifesciences, Fortune Brands Home & Security, JMC Steel, and Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan.

Mike is on the adjunct law faculty at Loyola University Chicago where he teaches antitrust law. He is a member of the board of advisors of the Institute for Consumer Antitrust Law Studies and the Midwest Antitrust Colloquium. He has written extensively on antitrust law matters for academic and trade journals and delivered addresses on competition issues for conferences in the U.S. and abroad.

Current Employment Position(s):

Areas of Practice:
Antitrust & Competition Law
Health Care
Antitrust Intellectual Property
Antitrust Litigation
Antitrust Mergers/Joint Ventures
Distribution & Robinson-Patman
General Antitrust Counseling
International Cartel Investigations
Antitrust/Health Care
Consumer Products & Retail
Life Sciences
Metals & Mining
Antitrust Civil Investigations & Litigation
Bar Admissions:
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
District of Columbia
U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 1977
Honors: cum laude

Quincy University, 1973
Honors: with Honors

Representative Cases:
Cardinal Health granted antitrust clearance for $490 million Enturia acquisition
CVS Caremark and PBM service providers win summary judgment in group boycott antitrust litigation (2009)
Potash Corp. defends antitrust claims (2009)
West Practice Categories:
Antitrust, Business & Commercial, Business Organizations, Disability, Elder Law, Health Care, Intellectual Property, International Law, Litigation & Appeals, Nursing Home Abuse, Patents, Social Security -- Disability, Trademarks

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