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September 2, 2015

2015 New York Metro Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars® Includes Two Motley Rice Attorneys

Motley Rice is proud to announce that antitrust team leader Michael Buchman has been selected by Super Lawyers® for inclusion in its 2015 New York Metro Super Lawyers® list for his work in antitrust litigation.

A former assistant attorney general in the New York State Attorney General’s office, Antitrust Bureau, Buchman has represented clients ranging from individuals to Fortune 500 companies. He was actively involved in two of the largest U.S. billion dollar antitrust settlements since the Sherman Act was enacted, In re NASDAQ Market-Makers Antitrust Litigation and In re Visa Check/Mastermoney Antitrust Litigation, and has more than 13 years of experience representing consumers, union health and welfare plans, and health insurers in “generic drug” litigation. He presently represents a large retailer class representative in the $7.2 billion antitrust class action settlement, In re Payment Card Interchange Fee And Merchant Discount Antitrust Litigation.

Additionally, Motley Rice attorney Alex Straus, was selected for the 2015 New York Metro Super Lawyers® Rising Stars® list, specifically for his work in antitrust litigation, securities and corporate finance and class actions/mass torts.

Straus litigates antitrust cases in federal and state court involving both horizontal and vertical restraints of trade as well as monopolization claims in a broad range of industries. An avid writer, Straus has authored two books and co-authored with Motley Rice co-founder Ron Motley a chapter in the book Pathology of Asbestos-Related Diseases, which was published in 2014.

Learn more about the Super Lawyers selection process.