Eric P. Berlin
Eric Berlin has extensive trial and courtroom experience, particularly in litigation involving health care, antitrust law, and government investigations. Eric is also widely known in Illinois for his work on issues related to medical cannabis.Eric has represented clients in some of the nation’s most high profile health care and antitrust litigations, including Abbott Laboratories in multi-state False Claims Act litigation over pharmaceutical pricing. His victories include a trial in a $2.3 billion Sherman Act and the Robinson-Patman Act case, a False Claims Act case against major pharmacies, arbitrations involving the tobacco manufacturers national settlement with states, an international arbitration between agricultural companies, and appeals in the 6th, 7th, and 9th U.S. Courts of Appeals. Eric has recently represented Cardinal Health in two antitrust cases involving medical-surgical distribution services and CareCentrix in an arbitration against the company's largest home health provider. He has been named a "key partner" in the Global Competition Review's survey of the world's leading competition law practices and economists.