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C. Scott Lent

C. Scott Lent

Arnold & Porter LLP

New York, NY, USA


C. Scott Lent
Counsel

C. Scott Lent is counsel in Arnold & Porter LLP's New York office and a member of its antitrust and litigation practice groups. Mr. Lent has extensive experience in handling antitrust, transactional, investigational, litigation, and advisory matters across a wide range of industries including media and entertainment, telecommunications, building materials and healthcare.

With regard to transactions, Mr. Lent has managed all aspects of antitrust-related issues in connection with obtaining regulatory approval. He represents clients before many government and regulatory agencies such as the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Department of Justice (DOJ) and State Attorneys General (AG) on matters relating to mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures, among others.

Mr. Lent also represents a number of clients in complex litigation as well as civil and criminal investigations, including alleged price-fixing, monopolization, and other restraints of trade and class actions. Additionally, he maintains a sports law practice and has advised numerous sports leagues and teams, including the NBA, NFL, NHL, PGA and AFL.

Additionally, Mr. Lent advises numerous clients on general antitrust and competition matters and compliance with antitrust statutes, including issues relating to the implementation of proposed business plans, competitor collaborations, and unilateral conduct.

Mr. Lent received his J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1999 and was an intern at Kings County District Attorney's Office (Brooklyn, NY) in 1997.

Representative Matters

  • Notable Transactions
    • Walt Disney/Pixar
    • AT&T/Centennial
    • Verizon/RCC
    • Cephalon/Teva
    • Solo/Dart
    • Stryker/Ascent
    • Gen-Probe/Hologic
  • Notable Litigations/Investigations
    • Advised multiple clients regarding alleged price-fixing conspiracies
    • Represented client regarding alleged monopolistic exclusionary conduct
    • Advised multiple clients regarding alleged class actions

Advisories

  • "Antitrust Lessons Drawn from the Challenges of the AMR/US Air Merger" Sep. 2013

Practice Areas

  • Antitrust/Competition
  • Litigation

Education

  • JD, New York University School of Law, 1999
  • BS in Psychology and History, Union College, 1994

Admissions

  • New York
  • US District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
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