Richard M. Steuer

Adjunct Professor of Law

Richard M. Steuer is an antitrust practitioner, author, teacher, and former Chair of both the ABA Section of Antitrust Law and the New York City Bar Association’s Antitrust Committee. He is Senior Counsel at Mayer Brown LLP in New York City, where his practice includes litigation, mergers & acquisitions, intellectual property licensing, and e-commerce. Mr. Steuer has litigated 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 and regularly advises leading companies on structuring their business practices.

Mr. Steuer served as Chair of the ABA Section of Antitrust Law from 2011-2012. Previously, he served as the Section’s Delegate to the ABA House of Delegates and as Editorial Chair of the Section’s Antitrust magazine. For three years he also served as Chair of the Antitrust Committee of the New York City Bar Association.

Mr. Steuer has written a book and dozens of articles on antitrust law appearing in the Cornell Law Review, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, St. John’s Law Review, Antitrust Law Journal, and others. He lectures frequently, including presentations at workshops conducted by the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice, and at programs sponsored by the International Competition Network, the ABA, 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 has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today, Business Week and other publications, and has appeared on CNN and CNBC television.

Mr. Steuer previously has taught Antitrust Law as an adjunct associate professor at N.Y.U. School of Law and an adjunct professor at St. John’s School of Law. He also served as a member of the Advisory Board of BNA’s Antitrust & Trade Regulation Report and is listed in the directories of leading competition and antitrust lawyers.

Mr. Steuer is a graduate of Columbia Law School and is admitted to practice in New York State, in the federal district courts of New York, in the Second, Third, Fifth, Tenth and Federal Circuits, and in the United States Supreme Court.

    • Incipiency, 31 Loyola Consumer Law Review 155 (2019)
    • Musthavedness, 81 Antitrust Law Journal 447 (2017)
    • The Horizons of Antitrust, 91 St. John’s Law Review 177 (2017)
    • Antitrust Overhaul, 80 Antitrust Law Journal 681 (2016)
    • Resale Price Maintenance in the United States: An Overview of Leading Cases, e-Competitions No. 50541, 2015
    • Online Price Restraints Under U.S. Antitrust Law, CPI Antitrust Chronicle, May 2015
    • Resale Price Maintenance in the United States: An Overview of Leading Cases, e-Competitions No. 50541, 2013
    • The Simplicity of Antitrust Law, 14 U. Pa. J. of Bus. Law 543 (2012)
    • Crossing the Streams of Price and Promotion Under the Robinson-Patman Act, Antitrust, Vol. 27, No. 1, at 64, 2012
    • Avoiding Antitrust Risks in Public Statements and Disclosures, 39 Securities Reg. L. J. 5 (2011), with John Roberti and Jodi Simala
    • The Application of Antitrust to Public Companies’ Disclosures, 63 Administrative L. Rev. 159 (2011), with John Roberti and Daniel Jones
    • Bundling Beyond Borders, Antitrust, Vol. 24, No. 3, at 40, 2010
    • Jobs and Antitrust, Antitrust, Vol. 23, No. 3, at 98 , 2009
    • Plausible Pleading: Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly, 82 St. John's L. Rev. 861 (2008)
    • Bundles of Joy, Antitrust, Vol. 22, No. 2, at 25, 2008
    • Bidding for a Rational Robinson-Patman Act, Antitrust, Vol. 20, No. 2, at 61, 2006
    • Dysfunctional Discounts, Antitrust, Vol. 19, No. 2, at 75, 2005
    • Blindside Deconcentration: Outsourcing, Power Buyers, and Antitrust, Antitrust Source, March 2004
    • Antitrust in Wartime, Antitrust, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2002, at 71, with Peter Barile
    • Customer-Instigated Exclusive Dealing, 68 Antitrust Law Journal 239 (2000)
    • The Revival of Franchise Antitrust Claims, 67 Antitrust Law Journal 204 (1999), with Janet L. McDavid
    • Khan and the Issue of Dealer Power, 66 Antitrust Law Journal 531 (1998)
    • Retailing on the Internet, Antitrust, Vol. 12, No. 3, at 50, 1998
    • The Distribution Superhighway, Antitrust, Vol. 8, No. 2, at 4, 1994
    • Counseling Without Case Law, 63 Antitrust Law Journal 823 (1995)
    • Discounts and Exclusive Dealing, Antitrust, Vol. 7, No. 2, at 28, 1993
    • 1990 Annual Antitrust Review, 59 Fordham L. Rev. 799 (1991)
    • The Turning Points in Distribution Law, 35 Antitrust Bulletin 467 (1990)
    • Antitrust Developments—1988, 10 Cardozo L. Rev. 1947 (1989)
    • Clarity and Confusion in Vertical Restraints, 58 Antitrust Law Journal 421 (1989)
    • Indiana Federation of Dentists: The Per Se-Rule of Reason Continuum, 8 Cardozo L. Rev. 1101 (1987)
    • A Guide to Marketing Law, Law & Business, Inc./Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1986
    • Exclusive Dealing After Jefferson Parish, 54 Antitrust Law Journal 1229 (1986)
    • Coming Full Circle on State Action, 7 Cardozo L. Rev. 439 (1986)
    • Monsanto and the Mothball Fleet of Antitrust, 30 Antitrust Bulletin 1 (1985)
    • Exclusive Dealing in Distribution, 69 Cornell Law Review 101 (1983)
    • Attempts to Monopolize and No-Fault Monopolization, 129 U. Pa. L. Rev. 125 (1980), with Milton Handler
    • Beyond Sylvania: Reason Returns to Vertical Restraints, 47 Antitrust Law Journal 1007 (1979)
    • Employee Representation on the Board: Industrial Democracy or Interlocking Directorate? 16 Colum. J. of Transnational Law 225 (1977)

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