Caeli A. Higney is an associate in the San Francisco office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. She currently practices in the firm's Litigation Department and is a member of the firm's Antitrust and Competition Practice Group.
Ms. Higney has experience handling a wide variety of antitrust matters in a broad range of industries, such as semiconductors, consumer electronics, retail food, consumer products, and financial services. She has defended companies before appellate and trial courts in matters alleging a range of antitrust-based claims, including both single-firm conduct and conspiracy theories. Ms. Higney's antitrust experience also includes representing clients before the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice in connection with merger and acquisition matters, as well as advising companies on issues related to interlocking directorates.
Ms. Higney has also represented clients at the federal and state appellate and trial court levels in general litigation involving class action, consumer protection, breach of contract, and environmental claims.
Ms. Higney is an Associate Editor of the Antitrust Report, the U.S. law periodical published by Matthew Bender and LexisNexis, and has served as a contributor to the Antitrust Law Developments handbook published by the American Bar Association and the International Comparative Legal Guides to Competition Litigation.
Ms. Higney received her law degree from Stanford Law School, where she served as Vice President of the Stanford Public Interest Law Foundation. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Higney graduated summa cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis with a Bachelors of Arts degree in political science.
Ms. Higney is a member of the California Bar. Ms. Higney also serves on the firm's Pro Bono Committee.