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Ellen Meriwether has been a partner with the firm since its founding in 1992 and is resident in its Pennsylvania Office. She concentrates her practice in the area of Antitrust Litigation and has had an active role in many of the firm’s most successful actions including: In re Insurance Brokerage Antitrust Litig. (D.N.J.) (cumulative settlements in an amount in excess of $270 million); Nichols v. SmithKlineBeecham Corp. (E.D. Pa.) (consumer and third party payor settlement of $65 million); In re Relafen Antitrust Litigation (D. Mass.) (consumer and third party settlement of $75 million).

Ms. Meriwether is a Director of the American Antitrust Institute (AAI) and is co-chair of the Editorial Board of ANTITRUST, a publication by the Antitrust Law Section of American Bar Association. Ms. Meriwether is a frequent presenter and lecturer on topics relating to complex, class action and antitrust litigation, including as a lecturer at the George Mason Institute of Law and Economics for Judges, and has published a number of articles on those subjects.

Education Profile

Ms. Meriwether received her law degree magna cum laude in 1985 from George Washington University, where she was a member of the George Washington Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif. Her undergraduate degree was conferred with highest honors by LaSalle University in 1981.

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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

Ms. Meriwether is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the United States Supreme Court, the United States Courts of Appeals for the First, Second, Third, Seventh and Tenth Circuits and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.