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Chad Elder has more than 20 years of experience in a wide variety of complex business disputes, with an emphasis on antitrust and securities litigation. He has represented companies and individuals in numerous high-profile and bet-the-company matters, including class actions, stockholder derivative claims, and government investigations or proceedings. He also has extensive experience in entertainment litigation, including in the music and video game businesses. Chad is a frequent speaker on antitrust and securities litigation topics and has been quoted by publications, including The New York Times, on noteworthy legal matters. He has served as a neutral mediator in sophisticated business litigation.

“Hipster Antitrust” Movement Takes Center Stage in CongressOn Wednesday, July 29, 2020, the House Judiciary Committee’s antitrust subcommittee held a widely publicized hearing in which representatives questioned CEOs from Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google about allegedly anticompetitive business practices. This hearing had its genesis in a 2017 Yale Law Journal article by Lina Khan, which gave rise to what became known informally