Paula W. Render

Paula Render is an antitrust litigator. She defends clients in multidistrict class action litigation, competitor cases, and merger challenges. In addition, Paula counsels clients on compliance and antitrust issues. She has argued in most of the federal appellate courts and numerous federal and state trial courts and has tried cases in federal courts and before arbitration panels.

Paula was part of the leadership of the litigation team that represented American Airlines in the Department of Justice's attempt to block AA's merger with US Airways. Her recent victories include winning summary judgment dismissing all antitrust claims in a monopolization case on behalf of 3D Systems, a 3D printing pioneer; successful defense in the Fifth Circuit of summary judgment in a group boycott case, including arguing the appeal for all defendants; denial of class certification in a direct purchaser lawsuit, on behalf of Arctic Glacier; and dismissal of predatory pricing claims on behalf of the Chicago Board of Trade. Her current representations include Cardinal Health and Deutsche Bank, among others. [1]