William J. Rinner

Bill Rinner is an antitrust attorney, focusing principally on antitrust litigation. He has represented both plaintiffs and defendants before trial courts, courts of appeals and the Supreme Court. Mr. Rinner has extensive experience in class actions, merger defense litigation and arbitration proceedings. He also has defended companies against antitrust investigations and enforcement proceedings.

Mr. Rinner previously served as a law clerk for the Honorable Richard A. Posner of the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Before joining Latham, Mr. Rinner was an associate at a litigation boutique in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Rinner received his JD from Yale Law School, where he served as executive editor of the Yale Law Journal and was awarded the Benjamin Scharps Prize for best paper by a third-year law student.  

Thought Leadership
  • "Behavioral Antitrust: A New Approach to the Rule of Reason After Leegin," 2011 University of Illinois Law Review 805 (with Avishalom Tor).
  • "Maximizing Participation Through Campaign Finance Regulation: A Cap and Trade Mechanism for Political Money,"119 Yale Law Journal 1060 (2010).
  • "Optimizing Dual Agency Review of Telecommunications Mergers," 118 Yale Law Journal 1583 (2009).
  • "Roberts Court Jurisprudence and Legislative Enactment Costs," 118 Yale Law Journal Pocket Part 177 (2009).