The Brattle Group is pleased to announce that former Skadden partner James A. Keyte has joined the firm as the Director of Global Development based in the New York office.

In this new position, Mr. Keyte will play a lead role in growing Brattle’s antitrust practice and defining a new level of quality for economic consulting. Mr. Keyte’s extensive practical experience, along with his deep antitrust expertise, will give Brattle a competitive advantage in producing top-quality expert work products across all competition subject areas. Mr. Keyte will be directly engaged in marketing, training, and quality review across all of Brattle’s competition and antitrust engagements both in the U.S. and globally.

“James will draw on his deep experience and insights to help us provide a level of quality and service that our competitors simply cannot match.”
– M. Alexis Maniatis, President, The Brattle Group

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.

“The law firms that deal with Brattle should be thrilled, as James has a unique ability to translate complex antitrust economics into understandable prose, which I have seen and enjoyed for many years in James’ extensive scholarly work and in the wonderful job he is doing as the new Director of the Fordham Competition Law Institute.”
– Bill Kovacic, Former FTC Chair

“James Keyte is an outstanding antitrust thinker and lawyer who has a particular facility for working with economic experts, no matter how complex the matter. He will bring a skill set and perspective to Brattle that is unique to the economic marketplace, and I look forward to working with him.”
– Rich Parker, Partner, O’Melveney and Myers LLP

“Economic analyses in the antitrust context are extremely complex, and translating the information in a simple, straightforward way is key for the trier of fact. James has spent years in the courtroom and he has the perfect mix of skills for this role.”
– Daniel McFadden, Nobel Laureate, Principal, The Brattle Group

To learn more about James or for his contact information, please visit his website bio.