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Jeremy Robison is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He is a member of the Firm’s Antitrust and Competition and White Collar Defense and Investigations practice groups. Mr. Robison defends companies and individuals involved in investigations by U.S. and international enforcement authorities, conducts confidential internal investigations, and advises on the creation and enhancement of corporate compliance programs. His practice is primarily focused on criminal antitrust matters involving alleged price fixing, customer allocation, bid rigging, and no-poach agreements.
Mr. Robison has represented clients involved in cross-border government investigations in the United States, the European Union, Canada, the United Kingdom, Japan, Brazil, Korea, and numerous other jurisdictions. For example, he represented a global financial institution in connection with the international investigations into LIBOR and foreign exchange trading conducted by the Criminal and Antitrust Divisions of the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.K. Financial Services Authority, and numerous other international criminal, competition, and regulatory authorities. Mr. Robison has also defended more than a dozen companies and individuals involved in criminal investigations involving a diverse range of industries, including financial services, international shipping, generic pharmaceuticals, auto manufacturing, biotechnology, and promotional products.
Mr. Robison also represents clients engaged in complex antitrust litigation in federal and state court. Notably, he has defended companies facing Sherman Act and state law claims in multi-district litigation (MDLs) related to the LIBOR-based financial instruments, foreign exchange trading, and generic pharmaceuticals. Mr. Robison also participated in defending Hudson News against claims that it conspired to monopolize magazine wholesale markets in Anderson News, L.L.C. v. American Media, Inc. et al (S.D.N.Y.).
Mr. Robison frequently represents pro bono clients in human trafficking and domestic violence matters. For example, he secured a favorable settlement for a human trafficking victim after litigating various claims under the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (“TVPA”) in Cruz v. Maypa (E.D. Va.), including a successful appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, Cruz v. Maypa, 773 F.3d 138 (4th Cir. 2014).
Mr. Robison received his law degree magna cum laude from the Georgetown University Law Center, where he served as Managing Editor of The Georgetown Law Journal and was a member of the Order of the Coif. He also received the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Advocacy Award for his work with Georgetown’s Domestic Violence Clinic. In 2010, Mr. Robison published the heavily cited article “Free at What Cost?: Cloud Computing Under the Stored Communications Act” in The Georgetown Law Journal. More recently, Mr. Robison served on the Editorial Board for the American Bar Association’s Antitrust Law Developments 2018 Annual Review.
Before joining the firm, Mr. Robison served as the Associate Director of Homeland Security and Public Safety for the Mayor of Los Angeles. In that position, he managed the office responsible for oversight of the Los Angeles Police Department, Los Angeles Fire Department, and the Emergency Preparedness Department and their combined 17,500 employees and $1.7B budget. Mr. Robison had previously served as a senior legislative deputy for three elected officials in Los Angeles and Sacramento.
Georgetown University - 2010 Juris Doctor
University of California - San Diego - 1999 Bachelor of Arts
District of Columbia Bar