Megan E. Jones

Megan E. Jones

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Antitrust Litigation Attorney in Washington, DC

Hausfeld
 | 1700 K Street, Suite 650
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 202-540-7167
Fax: 202-540-7201
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Antitrust Litigation (80%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts (20%),
  • E-Discovery (0%)

About Megan Jones

Admitted: 2002, Washington D.C.

Professional Webpage: http://www.hausfeld.com/our-people/megan-e.-jones

Honors/Awards:

  • Megan Jones was one of only five attorneys selected in the category of “Competition/Antitrust.”, Rising Star Under 40, Law360, 2012
  • In 2011, The Legal 500, which provides comprehensive worldwide coverage on legal services, recommended Ms. Jones for having a “good understanding of business and operational environments.”  , Legal 500, 2011
  • In 2010, Ms. Jones was the only female antitrust attorney who had two of her cases featured in the National Law Journal’s Plaintiffs’ Hot List, which named the top twelve plaintiffs’ law firms in the U.S., National Law Journal's Plaintiffs' Hot List, 2010

Bar/Professional Activity:

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Ms. Jones spoke at an event co-sponsored by the American Bar Association and German Bar Association in June 2011 in Munich, Germany (“Successfully Navigating Hazardous Waters: The Second Annual Conference on Transatlantic Deals and Disputes.”)., Speaker, ABA And German Bar Association, 2011
  • This presentation was the third in a six-part series following the life cycle of an international cartel investigation and litigation. It offered practical insights from experienced antitrust counsel, discussing what to expect in each phase of these matters and how to approach the challenges on a practical level. , Speaker, “The Life of an International Cartel: A Six-Part Practical Series, Part III: Follow-On Civil Price Fixing,”, 2011
  • Based on Ms. Jones' years of experience settling antitrust cases, this article outlines several fundamental aspects that should be considered when entering into an antitrust settlement., Author, “All I Need to Know About Antitrust Settlements, I Learned in Kindergarten” , American Bar Association Criminal and Cartel Practice Newsletter, March 2011, 2011
  • Based on her experience, Ms. Jones was asked to speak in Sydney, Australia at the American Bar Association’s 2010 “Cross-Border Collaboration, Convergence and Conflict: The Internationalization of Domestic Law and Its Consequences” with other luminaries from the U.S. and Australian Bar, including Hon. Justice Antonin Scalia; Sir Anthony Mason AC KBE AC, Former Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia; The Honorable Jeffrey Bleich, U.S. Ambassador to Australia; Graeme Samuel, AO, Chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission; Tony D’Aloisio, Chairman of the Australian Securities and Investment Commission; and many others from the profession in Australia and the U.S., Speaker, Cross-Border Collaboration, Convergence and Conflict: The Internationalization of Domestic Law and Its Consequences, 2010
  • Ms. Jones spoke on two panels at this ABA conference., Speaker, Antitrust Masters Course V, 2010
  • Joining the Honorable James C. Francis, IV, a magistrate Judge from the S.D. of NY, and Robert W. Trenchard, the chair of Wilmer Hale’s E-Discovery Committee, Megan Jones  discusses trends that involve cost shifting in electronic discovery. The podcast talks about the mechanics of cost shifting but  also delves into how new technologies can be used in meet and confers to reduce costs., Speaker, Podcast: Cost-Shifting and Fee Splitting in Electronic Discovery, ESI Bytes, 2010
  • This symposium was a presentation and discussion of cutting-edge issues in class action litigation. , Speaker, Class Action Symposium: The Nuts and Bolts of Bringing a Class Action

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Partner Megan Jones specializes in recovering damages for corporate victims of antitrust cartels. Recoveries from the cases she has been involved in total over half a billion dollars: In re Polyester Staple Antitrust Litigation (W.D.N.C) ($63.5 million on behalf of the class); In re Compact Disc Antitrust Litigation (C.D.Ca.) (over $50 million on behalf of class); In re Rubber Chemicals Antitrust Litigation (N.D. Ca.) (over $100 million on behalf of class); In re MMA Antitrust Litigation (E.D. Pa.) (over $20 million on behalf of class); In re EPDM Antitrust Litigation (D. Conn.) ($81 million on behalf of the class). Ms. Jones was also involved in the negotiation of a $300 million global settlement with Bayer (which resolved three cases: EPDM, Rubber Chemicals and NBR), and drafted the innovative settlement agreement itself.
Office Location for Megan E. Jones

1700 K Street
Suite 650
Washington, DC 20006

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Last Updated: 1/14/2015

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