Brandon Duke is an associate in Winston & Strawn’s New York office. His practice focuses on antitrust litigation and internal investigations. Mr. Duke has represented clients involved in antitrust merger litigation and in criminal antitrust investigations before the U.S. Department of Justice.
Mr. Duke was previously a Special Assistant Corporation Counsel with the New York City Law Department, Affirmative Litigation Division, and represented the City as plaintiff in antitrust, banking, and other commercial disputes.
- Mr. Duke represents a multinational corporation in an international criminal antitrust investigation of a global cartel.
- Mr. Duke represents a multinational corporation in parallel FCPA investigations by the DOJ and SEC.
- Arizona v. United States - Mr. Duke represented the United Mexican States, and 17 other countries, and submitted an amicus brief before the United States Supreme Court in support of the United States and its challenge against the Arizona immigration statute S.B. 1070.
- In re Los Angeles Dodgers LLC - Mr. Duke represented the Los Angeles Dodgers with respect to litigation disputes during the team’s bankruptcy proceeding.
Mr. Duke is a member of the firm’s Associates Committee. Mr. Duke is also a member of the American Bar Association’s Antitrust Section. As a member of the Antitrust Section’s Cartel and Criminal Practice Committee, Mr. Duke has assisted in drafting updates for the 2013 Annual Review of Antitrust Law Developments.
Mr. Duke received a B.A., magna cum laude, in History and Philosophy from Texas A&M University in 2005 and a J.D. from Columbia Law School in 2009, where he served as a Managing Editor of the Columbia Journal of Law and Social Problems.
Speeches and Publications
- “The Indirect Bump: Indirect Commerce and Corporate Cartel Plea Agreements,” 1 ABA YLD Antitrust Law Committee Newsletter, no. 2, 2013 at 31.
- “The Policy Case for Eliminating the Public Identification of Carve-Outs in Antitrust Plea Agreements,” 104 Antitrust & Trade Regulation Report 360 (Bloomberg BNA), March 15, 2013 (with A. Paul Victor & Seth C. Farber).
- “DOJ's Bazaarvoice Complaint Highlights Risk to All Transactions Despite HSR Reporting Thresholds,” 104 Antitrust & Trade Regulation Report 217 (Bloomberg BNA), February 15, 2013 (with Richard Falek & Elizabeth Cate).
- “The DOJ’s Air Cargo Cases Encounter Turbulence,” Dewey & LeBoeuf Antitrust Enforcement: Focus on Criminal Cartels, November 2011.