April 4, 2016
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Eric Stock will join the firm’s New York office as a partner. Stock, who serves as Chief of the Antitrust Bureau at the New York Attorney General’s Office, will focus on antitrust litigation and investigations, as well as merger review, at Gibson Dunn.
“We are delighted to welcome Eric Stock to the firm,” said Ken Doran, Chairman and Managing Partner of Gibson Dunn. “We have a premier global competition practice that is widely recognized for its depth and breadth. Eric has outstanding experience across the full spectrum of our antitrust practice: litigation, class actions, government investigations, merger reviews, cartel matters and counseling, as well as deep experience in the pharmaceutical, financial services and high tech industries. He is very well-known and highly regarded by the New York antitrust bar. He is a skilled trial lawyer and will be a strong addition to our team.”
“With his experience both as an antitrust enforcer and litigator, Eric is well-positioned to guide our clients through federal, state, or multijurisdictional antitrust investigations and defend them in court if necessary,” said Peter Sullivan, a New York partner and Co-Chair of the firm’s Antitrust and Competition Practice Group. “New York is one of the world’s most important markets for antitrust work, and the place where many of the nation’s highest profile antitrust cases are litigated. Eric’s addition will help us to continue to provide the highest level of service to meet the growing client demand in New York.”
“We are thrilled to bring Eric on board,” said Mark Kirsch, Co-Partner in Charge of the New York office. “He has stellar credentials and is considered one of the brightest stars of his generation in the New York antitrust community.”
“I am excited to return to private practice and join my new colleagues at Gibson Dunn,” said Stock. “Gibson Dunn has one of the most prominent antitrust practices in the United States and globally, and I look forward to contributing to the firm’s continued success.”
About Eric Stock
Stock joined the New York Attorney General’s Office in 2013, where he serves as Chief of the Antitrust Bureau. In this role, he oversees enforcement of New York State’s antitrust laws and represents the interests of New York and its consumers in national antitrust matters. During Stock’s tenure, he served as lead counsel and lead trial attorney for New York in several noteworthy antitrust litigation matters and supervised dozens of antitrust investigations led by the state. Stock also had extensive experience partnering with the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission in joint federal and state investigations.
Stock is a member of the Executive Committee of the Antitrust Section of the New York State Bar Association and previously served as the Section’s Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and Financial Officer. He is also Co-Chair of the Insurance and Financial Services Committee of the Antitrust Section of the American Bar Association. He was named among the Top 40 antitrust lawyers under age 40 worldwide by Global Competition Review in 2012.
Prior to joining the New York Attorney General’s Office, Stock practiced antitrust litigation with Hogan Lovells from 2003 to 2013. He practiced with Davis Polk & Wardwell from 2000 to 2003. He served as law clerk to U.S. District Judge Allen Schwartz in the Southern District of New York from 1998 to 2000. He graduated magna cum laude in 1998 from Harvard Law School.