Fried Frank partner Charles F. (Rick) Rule has been recognized as one of the top 12 antitrust lawyers in the Washington, DC area by Legal Times, a leading legal publication.
Legal Times, a weekly newspaper published by American Lawyer Media, featured Mr. Rule in an article entitled “Monopoly Masters,” identifying him among the top 12 “go-to lawyers in the field in the D.C. area.” The attorneys profiled in the article were selected following reader suggestions and dozens of expert interviews.
Mr. Rule played a lead role in the Microsoft antitrust case where he negotiated a settlement with the Justice Department. Prior to joining Fried Frank he served as assistant attorney general for the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division and was a partner at Covington & Burling.
“It is a source of pride for Fried Frank that Rick was selected as a one of the leading lawyers in anti-trust. It is a testament to his exceptional career and reflects his high standing among clients and peers,” said Matt Morley, co-managing Partner of Fried Frank’s DC office.
As head of the Fried Frank’s antitrust practice, Mr. Rule provides counsel to a variety of high-profile companies, structures joint ventures including business-to-business exchanges and represents major corporations in connection with investigations by the US Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission and the European Commission.