Sadik Huseny represents some of the world's leading companies and Silicon Valley’s technology titans in antitrust litigation and government regulatory investigations. A former "40 Under 40" innovator and "Lawyer on the Fast Track,” he has successfully represented clients in diverse fields such as American Airlines, Dignity Health, Oracle, Live Nation, Ticketmaster, Eaton Electrical, PG&E Corporation, ATMI and The Hearst Corporation.
Mr. Huseny is dedicated to securing efficient and innovative solutions for clients facing challenges to their most important business practices and models. Whether at the pre-lawsuit or government investigation stage, at the earliest stages of litigation, or through summary judgment and full trial, he has achieved significant victories on behalf of a diverse selection of some of the world’s leading companies.
Mr. Huseny is also a strong advocate of pro bono representation for the individuals in society most in need and the organizations serving those individuals. He is currently the Chair of Latham’s San Francisco Pro Bono Committee. His direct pro bono advocacy has resulted in victories on behalf of those seeking asylum in the United States, victims of civil rights violations, and parolees seeking to reintegrate into society.
Mr. Huseny has been recognized as a “Rising Star” litigator by Superlawyers in 2013, was selected by The San Francisco Business Times as one of the few litigators in its 2013 “40 Under 40” list of innovators and leaders in the San Francisco Bay Area, and was named by The Recorder as one of its 2012 “Lawyers on the Fast Track.”
Mr. Huseny graduated from New York University School of Law magna cum laude in 2002. Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Huseny clerked for Judge Maxine M. Chesney of the US District Court for the Northern District of California.
Mr. Huseny's experience includes representing:
- Ticketmaster LLC in defense of antitrust exclusive dealing and tying claims brought by rival StubHub; motion to dismiss granted and appeal withdrawn
- Apple, Inc. Represented and achieved numerous victories for the company in a various matters
- Eaton Electrical, Inc. in summary judgment win and subsequent settlement of aftermarket and refusal-to-deal antitrust claims brought by independent service organizations based on software and service policies
- ATMI Inc. in its successful defense of supply-chain exclusive dealing claims with respect to the semiconductor fabrication industry
- American Airlines in antitrust lawsuit related to US Airways merger, antitrust price-fixing claims regarding combineability fares, and RICO claims related to airline fees
- Live Nation, Inc. in two separate purported nationwide class actions alleging that the company violated antitrust and unfair trade practice laws by including mandatory parking fees in ticket prices; motions to dismiss granted in both and affirmed on appeal
- PG&E Corporation in a complete defense win of a US$5.5 billion unfair competition lawsuit brought by the California Attorney General relating to the California energy crisis
- Individual CEOs in government investigations ranging from FTC consumer protection privacy inquiries to DOJ criminal investigations, achieving significant and early dismissals
- The Hearst Corporation in resolving private antitrust litigation and a simultaneous Department of Justice antitrust investigation relating to a billion-dollar multifaceted newspaper transaction
- Oracle Corporation in a contract and unfair competition dispute with Hewlett-Packard regarding software development for the Intel Itanium microprocessor, and in a lawsuit brought by the US DOJ and 10 state Attorneys General seeking to enjoin, on antitrust grounds, Oracle's multi-billion dollar tender offer for PeopleSoft, Inc. This trial win hailed by the National Law Journal as the “Top Defense Win of 2004.”
- Dignity Health in the full resolution and administration of a broad, 750,000+ class-action settlement involving allegations of unfair competition and false claims in patient billing practices