Mr Lipsky is a partner in the Washington, DC office of Latham & Watkins. He is internationally recognised for his work on both US and non-US antitrust and competition law and policy, and has handled antitrust matters throughout the world. He served as Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust during the Reagan Administration. Having served as chief antitrust lawyer for The Coca-Cola Company from 1992 to 2002, Mr Lipsky has incomparable experience with antitrust in the US, EU, Canada, Japan and other established antitrust-law regimes, as well as in new and emerging antitrust-law regimes in scores of jurisdictions that adopted free-market policies following the 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union. He has been closely associated with efforts to streamline antitrust enforcement around the world, advocating the reduction of compliance burdens and the harmonisation of fundamental objectives of antitrust law.
Mr Lipsky was the first international officer of the American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law. He served on the editorial board of Competition Laws Outside the United States (2001), the most ambitious annotated compilation of non-US competition laws yet produced. He has held a variety of senior positions among the officers and governing council of the Section of Antitrust Law and continues to serve as co-chair of its International Task Force. He is admitted to practise before the US Supreme Court and various federal appellate courts.