Holly House is an Antitrust and Competition partner in the Litigation
Department of Paul Hastings. Her practice focuses on antitrust and trade
regulation matters as well as intellectual property disputes. Ms. House has
successfully represented premier clients as both plaintiffs and defendants in
myriad types of complex commercial and class action disputes, including at
several notable trials.
Ms. House is the past chair of the California State Bar’s Antitrust and Unfair
Competition Law Section. She has been named one of the "Top 250 Women in
Litigation" and a "Local Litigation Star" in the inaugural 2013 edition of
Benchmark Litigation, "Top 75 California Women Litigators” by the Daily Journal
in 2010 and 2011, one of the Best Lawyers in America since 2005, one of the
top 50 women lawyers in Northern California in 2011 and 2012, and a Northern
California “Super Lawyer” since this peer award was first offered. Ms. House has
also repeatedly been named one of the top antitrust lawyers in the United
States by Chambers USA, where sources single her out as “a reliable and
responsive, business-savvy practitioner” and "a long-standing, diligent antitrust
attorney -- she commands great respect."
Professional and Community Involvement
Adviser, State Bar of California’s Antitrust and Unfair Competition Section (2005–present)
Chair of Executive Committee, State Bar of California’s Antitrust and Unfair Competition Section (2004–2005)
First vice chair, vice chair (Golden State Institute), secretary-treasurer and editor of Competition, Executive Committee, State Bar of California’s Antitrust
and Unfair Competition Section (past)
ABA Antitrust Section
Ms. House received her J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1988 and her B.A. from Smith College, magna cum laude, in 1984.
She is admitted to practice in California and is admitted to the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, the U.S. District Court, District of Columbia, and the U.S. District Court, District of Colorado.