William Reiss has a decade-and-a-half of experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in high profile antitrust litigation. Mr. Reiss was a member of the successful trial team in the precedent-setting antitrust litigation captioned Coalition for a Level Playing Field, L.L.C. v. AutoZone, Inc., 00-cv-00953-LDW (E.D.N.Y.).
Mr. Reiss focuses his practice on complex antitrust litigation and class actions, with particular focus on litigating antitrust claims in the pharmaceutical, automotive, marine products, and financial services industries. In addition, Mr. Reiss provides extensive antitrust counseling work on behalf of generic pharmaceutical companies. He currently serves as co-lead class counsel on behalf of a class of end-payor purchasers of automobiles in In re Automotive Parts Antitrust Litigation for which he has been instrumental in achieving one of the largest indirect purchaser recoveries in U.S. history.
He was recently awarded the American Antitrust Institute’s “Outstanding Antitrust Litigation Achievement by a Young Lawyer” from a pool of hundreds of nominations of attorneys 40 and under.
Mr. Reiss is committed to pro bono work and has successfully advocated on behalf of the families of the victims of the 9/11 attacks in several pro bono World Trade Center Victims’ Compensation Fund hearings before the Special Master, Kenneth R. Feinberg. He currently provides pro bono representation on behalf of immigrant children who have suffered abuse and/or neglect in their home countries.