Rick Rule Recognized as Leading Antitrust Attorney By Legal Times

Rick Rule Recognized as Leading Antitrust Attorney By Legal Times

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.