Partners Chris Yates and Aaron Chiu convinced US District Judge to side with The Fédération Internationale de Natation in claims that it did not leverage its position to prevent an upstart professional swim league.
Aaron Chiu represents public and private companies in complex, precedent-setting antitrust disputes and serves as a trusted advisor on emergent antitrust issues.
Mr. Chiu represents clients across a broad range of industries, with a particular focus on technology, as well as entertainment, sports, and media.
He helps clients preserve the latitude to innovate and advance their business within the global economy, while limiting the risk of litigation or investigation. He regularly litigates precedent-setting cases that involve questions of technology platforms, issues at the intersection of sports and antitrust, and evolving standards for class certification.
Mr. Chiu maintains an active pro bono practice, regularly handling appeals through the Ninth Circuit’s Pro Bono Program.
He is a member of the American Bar Association’s Antitrust Section’s Joint Conduct Committee and serves on the Editorial Board for the ABA’s Antitrust Law Developments treatise. He also serves on the Education Subcommittee of the California Lawyers Association’s Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law Section.
Mr. Chiu previously served as a law clerk to Judge Johnnie B. Rawlinson of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.