Latham team recognized as appellate court affirms previous decisions against the US Department of Justice's challenge to U.S. Sugar's purchase of Imperial Sugar.
Leah Wisser is a Litigation and Trial associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins, and a member of the Recruiting Committee.
Ms. Wisser represents clients in antitrust litigation matters. Ms. Wisser’s litigation experience includes monopsonization, monopolization, information sharing, price-fixing, and mergers challenged by antitrust enforcement agencies. Ms. Wisser has worked on antitrust litigation cases from initial filing through discovery through pre-trial, trial, and post-trial briefing. Ms. Wisser’s industry experience includes entertainment and media, music licensing, advertising, and agricultural products.
Ms. Wisser maintains an active pro bono practice, including a focus on civil liberties and representing individuals seeking asylum. Ms. Wisser and her case team received the ACLU’s Humanitarian Award for partnering with the ACLU in challenging the conditions at the Adelanto Detention Center in Hernandez Roman v. Wolf. Ms. Wisser began her commitment to pro bono work by successfully representing asylum seekers before the Arlington Immigration Court through Georgetown Law’s Center for Applied Legal Studies.
While in law school, Ms. Wisser was also a member of the American Criminal Law Review and the Trial Advocacy division of Georgetown Law’s Barristers’ Council. Ms. Wisser's publications include Pandora’s Algorithmic Black Box: The Challenges of Using Algorithmic Risk Assessments in Sentencing, 56 AM. CRIM. L. REV. 1811 (2019).