Robert Rawson

interim dean, Case Western Reseve University School of Law

Bob Rawson counsels clients and litigates disputes involving antitrust and trade regulation. He has handled cases involving mergers and acquisitions, price discrimination, monopolization and attempted monopolization, price-fixing, class actions, intellectual property cases raising antitrust issues, and takeovers. In addition, he has significant experience in general commercial litigation.

In his most recent trial, he led a team for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco to a defense jury verdict on a price discrimination claim in which a tobacco retailer sought several billion dollars in damages allegedly caused by differences in prices offered to its competitors. Before trial, the court granted summary judgment on plaintiff's claim of a Sherman Act conspiracy with other retailers.

On the plaintiff's side, Bob won a multimillion dollar verdict for Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) in a conspiracy and monopolization case against Blue Cross of Kansas (Reazin v. Blue Cross, et al., 663 F. Supp. 1360 (D. Kan. 1987), aff'd, 899 F.2d 951 (10th Cir.), cert. denied, 110 S. Ct. 3241 (1990)).

Bob also has had successful appellate arguments in the Second, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth, and Eleventh Circuits.

Bob has served for 20 years on the Board of Trustees of Princeton University, including 13 years as Executive Committee Chairman. Bob is a Life Trustee of the National Civic League and past Chairman of the Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education. He is a member of the Board of the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and past Chairman of the Cleveland Initiative for Education.

Bob Rawson counsels clients and litigates disputes involving antitrust and trade regulation. He has handled cases involving mergers and acquisitions, price discrimination, monopolization and attempted monopolization, price-fixing, class actions, intellectual property cases raising antitrust issues, and takeovers. In addition, he has significant experience in general commercial litigation.

In his most recent trial, he led a team for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco to a defense jury verdict on a price discrimination claim in which a tobacco retailer sought several billion dollars in damages allegedly caused by differences in prices offered to its competitors. Before trial, the court granted summary judgment on plaintiff's claim of a Sherman Act conspiracy with other retailers.

On the plaintiff's side, Bob won a multimillion dollar verdict for Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) in a conspiracy and monopolization case against Blue Cross of Kansas (Reazin v. Blue Cross, et al., 663 F. Supp. 1360 (D. Kan. 1987), aff'd, 899 F.2d 951 (10th Cir.), cert. denied, 110 S. Ct. 3241 (1990)).

Bob also has had successful appellate arguments in the Second, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth, and Eleventh Circuits.

Bob has served for 20 years on the Board of Trustees of Princeton University, including 13 years as Executive Committee Chairman. Bob is a Life Trustee of the National Civic League and past Chairman of the Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education. He is a member of the Board of the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and past Chairman of the Cleveland Initiative for Education.

Bob Rawson counsels clients and litigates disputes involving antitrust and trade regulation. He has handled cases involving mergers and acquisitions, price discrimination, monopolization and attempted monopolization, price-fixing, class actions, intellectual property cases raising antitrust issues, and takeovers. In addition, he has significant experience in general commercial litigation.

In his most recent trial, he led a team for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco to a defense jury verdict on a price discrimination claim in which a tobacco retailer sought several billion dollars in damages allegedly caused by differences in prices offered to its competitors. Before trial, the court granted summary judgment on plaintiff's claim of a Sherman Act conspiracy with other retailers.

On the plaintiff's side, Bob won a multimillion dollar verdict for Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) in a conspiracy and monopolization case against Blue Cross of Kansas (Reazin v. Blue Cross, et al., 663 F. Supp. 1360 (D. Kan. 1987), aff'd, 899 F.2d 951 (10th Cir.), cert. denied, 110 S. Ct. 3241 (1990)).

Bob also has had successful appellate arguments in the Second, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth, and Eleventh Circuits.

Bob has served for 20 years on the Board of Trustees of Princeton University, including 13 years as Executive Committee Chairman. Bob is a Life Trustee of the National Civic League and past Chairman of the Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education. He is a member of the Board of the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and past Chairman of the Cleveland Initiative for Education.

Bob Rawson counsels clients and litigates disputes involving antitrust and trade regulation. He has handled cases involving mergers and acquisitions, price discrimination, monopolization and attempted monopolization, price-fixing, class actions, intellectual property cases raising antitrust issues, and takeovers. In addition, he has significant experience in general commercial litigation.

In his most recent trial, he led a team for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco to a defense jury verdict on a price discrimination claim in which a tobacco retailer sought several billion dollars in damages allegedly caused by differences in prices offered to its competitors. Before trial, the court granted summary judgment on plaintiff's claim of a Sherman Act conspiracy with other retailers.

On the plaintiff's side, Bob won a multimillion dollar verdict for Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) in a conspiracy and monopolization case against Blue Cross of Kansas (Reazin v. Blue Cross, et al., 663 F. Supp. 1360 (D. Kan. 1987), aff'd, 899 F.2d 951 (10th Cir.), cert. denied, 110 S. Ct. 3241 (1990)).

Bob also has had successful appellate arguments in the Second, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth, and Eleventh Circuits.

Bob has served for 20 years on the Board of Trustees of Princeton University, including 13 years as Executive Committee Chairman. Bob is a Life Trustee of the National Civic League and past Chairman of the Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education. He is a member of the Board of the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and past Chairman of the Cleveland Initiative for Education.

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