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As the Director of Global Development, Mr. Keyte plays a lead role in growing Brattle’s antitrust practice and defining a new level of quality for economic consulting.

His extensive practical experience, along with his deep antitrust expertise, gives Brattle a competitive advantage in producing top quality expert work product across all competition subject areas. Mr. Keyte is directly engaged in marketing, training, and quality review across all of Brattle’s competition and antitrust engagements both in the U.S. and globally.                              

Mr. Keyte previously spent more than twenty years as a partner at Skadden, where he handled a wide variety of antitrust litigation, transactions, and advisory matters across numerous industries. He led high-profile antitrust cases involving alleged price-fixing, monopolization, mergers, intellectual property licensing, and sports-related matters, including class actions. He was also involved in a number of high-profile mergers, several of which involved litigation challenges by the DOJ and FTC.

Mr. Keyte is the Director of the Fordham Competition Law Institute (FCLI), which he will continue to lead, and has published more than 50 articles related to antitrust across a wide range of topics, including on the subject of expert testimony. He is an adjunct professor at Fordham Law School, a former editor of Antitrust Law Journal, and currently serves as editor of Antitrust Magazine. He holds a J.D. from Loyola Law School (Law Review) and a B.A. from Harvard University (cum laude).

Publications
Article
Convergence and Divergence in Assessing the Broadcasting Practices of Professional Sports Leagues
May 2020
Published in International Bar Association's Business Law International (BLI) newsletter
Article
CPI Speaks with James Keyte
April 2020
First Published in Competition Policy International Antitrust Chronicle
Article
The Draft Vertical Merger Guidelines: A Modern Approach, But Gaps and Questions Remain
April 2020
Published in the American Bar Association's Antitrust Magazine
News & Events
June 30, 2020
Loren Smith and James Keyte to Speak at Antitrust in Life Sciences Conference

Brattle Principal Loren Smith and Director of Global Development James Keyte will speak at the first webinar in a series for the Concurrences and Fordham University School of Law Antitrust in Life Sciences Conference, to be held June 30 at 9:00 a.m. (PT)/12:00 p.m. (ET)/6:00 p.m. (CEST).

June 29, 2020
James Keyte to Discuss Impact of COVID-19 on Merger and Antitrust Legislation at ABA Webinar

Brattle Director of Global Development James Keyte will join an American Bar Association (ABA) webinar, “Merger Moratorium and Other Antitrust Legislation During the Time of COVID-19,” which will take place June 29 at 10 a.m. (PT)/1 p.m. (ET).

June 23, 2020
Brattle Experts Discuss the Effect of COVID-19 on Sports-Related Market Power in IBA Article

Brattle Principal Michael Cragg and Director of Global Development James Keyte recently coauthored an article in the International Bar Association’s Business Law International (BLI) newsletter discussing sports-related market power, including considerations regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 04, 2020
Brattle Director of Global Development Interviewed by Competition Policy International on Antitrust in Sports

Brattle Director of Global Development James Keyte was recently interviewed for the Competition Policy International (CPI) Antitrust Chronicle newsletter.

April 13, 2020
Which Topics Were Included in and Omitted from the Draft Vertical Merger Guidelines? James Keyte Discusses in an ABA Antitrust Article

Brattle Director of Global Development James Keyte has authored an article for the American Bar Association’s Antitrust magazine that provides a description of and some observations about the draft vertical merger guidelines, as well as addresses what is not currently included.

December 09, 2019
James Keyte to Discuss a Recent Ninth Circuit Decision Regarding the NFL Sunday Ticket Litigation

Brattle Director of Global Development James Keyte will participate in an American Bar Association (ABA) webinar on sports and antitrust, which will be held on December 9 at 12:00 p.m. (ET).

September 11, 2019
James Keyte, Pinar Bagci, and Kai-Uwe Kühn to Speak at Fordham Competition Law Institute Workshop and Conference

Brattle Director of Global Development James Keyte, Principal Pinar Bagci, and Academic Advisor Kai-Uwe Kühn will speak at the 46th Fordham University Competition Law Institute Workshop and Conference, to be held September 11–13 in New York.

September 10, 2019
James Keyte Discussed Antitrust Issues on Bloomberg's Balance of Power Program

The Brattle Group’s Director of Global Development, James Keyte, returned to the “Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power” TV program with host David Westin on September 10. 

May 31, 2019
James Keyte to Present at Global Antitrust Economics Conference

Brattle Director of Global Development James Keyte will speak in his capacity as Director of Fordham Law School’s Competition Law Institute at The Global Antitrust Economics Conference, to be held May 31 at the New York University Stern School of Business.

May 30, 2019
James Keyte to Moderate a Panel at the Bloomberg Law Leadership Forum

Brattle Director of Global Development James Keyte will moderate a panel at the Bloomberg Law Leadership Forum, to be held May 30 in New York, NY.

May 20, 2019
Brattle Economists Examine the Use of the Sherman Act to Address Alleged Market Manipulation

Brattle Principals Shaun Ledgerwood, Jeremy Verlinda, and Guy Ben-Ishai, and Director of Global Development James Keyte have co-authored an article in the Energy Law Journal in which they address whether the use of antitrust laws, specifically Section 2 of the Sherman Act, to address alleged market manipulation makes sense from an economic perspective.

May 15, 2019
Brattle Director of Global Development James Keyte Featured on Bloomberg Television on May 15

The Brattle Group’s Director of Global Development, James Keyte, returned to the Bloomberg News Network on Wednesday, May 15 and appeared on the television program “Balance of Power” with host David Westin.

May 01, 2019
James Keyte and Michael Cragg to Speak at Concurrences and Morgan Lewis Conference

Brattle Director of Global Development James Keyte and Brattle Principal Michael Cragg will speak at the Concurrences and Morgan Lewis “Antitrust in the Financial Sector: Hot Issues & Global Perspectives” conference, to be held May 1 in New York, NY.

March 20, 2019
Brattle Director of Global Development James Keyte Featured on Bloomberg Television

The Brattle Group’s Director of Global Development, James Keyte, appeared on the Bloomberg News Network on Wednesday March 20.

February 27, 2019
James Keyte to Moderate a Panel on Convergence v. Divergence for the American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law Civil Practice and Procedure Committee

Brattle Director of Global Development James Keyte will moderate a panel for the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Antitrust Law Civil Practice and Procedure Committee (CPPC), to be held February 27 at 1 pm EST at Covington & Burling in Washington, DC. There will also be a dial-in number for remote participants. 

May 29, 2018
James Keyte to Discuss Monopolization at AGCM Italian Competition Authority Event

Brattle Director of Global Development James Keyte will present at the AGCM Italian Competition Authority event, “Monopolisation and Abuse of Dominance: A Comparison Between US and EU,” taking place May 29, 2018 in Rome.

May 25, 2018
James Keyte to Present at XIII Treviso Antitrust Conference

Brattle Director of Global Development James Keyte will present at the XIII Treviso Antitrust Conference “Antitrust Between EU Law and National Law,” taking place May 24-25, 2018 in Treviso, Italy.

January 19, 2018
The Brattle Group Recognized as one of the World's Top Firms for Competition Economics by Global Competition Review

For the 11th consecutive year, The Brattle Group has been named one of the world’s top firms for competition economics by Global Competition Review (GCR).

Personal Interests

James sits on the board of Animal Haven, a no-kill shelter in New York City. He and his family are strong supporters of the organization, whose mission is to place homeless dogs and cats with new families.