Craig Corbitt
Partner
San Francisco
44 Montgomery Street
Suite 3400
San Francisco CA 94104
TEL: (415) 633-1905
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Craig C. Corbitt

Craig Corbitt is the Managing Partner of the San Francisco office of Zelle Hofmann Voelbel & Mason LLP. He has been an antitrust litigator for over 30 years.  He has been involved in dozens of the most significant civil antitrust cases in the United States during his career. He has represented class plaintiffs in the LCD Flat Panel, CRT, Intel, De Beers, Microsoft, and Brand Name Prescription Drugs cases among many others; and has represented many corporate plaintiffs, including Kellogg Company in the Vitamins Antitrust Litigation and Santa Fe Southern Pacific in the AT&T monopoly litigation. He has represented antitrust defendants including Georgia Pacific in the Plywood Antitrust Litigation, Kellogg Company in multiple cases, and Santa Fe in the ETSI pipeline litigation. Mr. Corbitt is a former Chair of the California State Bar Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law Section, and a Member of the Advisory Board of the American Antitrust Institute.  He is a co-author of the Private Enforcement of Antitrust Law in the United States, A Handbook (AAI), the International Handbook on Private Enforcement of Competition Law (AAI), and California Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law (Cal. State Bar).  He is regularly named to the Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, the Litigation Counsel of America, and Benchmark Litigators among others, and is a frequent panelist and author on antitrust and competition topics.

Representative Matters

Sullivan v. DB Investments, Inc., 667 F.3d 273 (3d Cir. 2011) cert. denied, 132 S. Ct. 1876 (U.S. 2012)

In re TFT-LCD (Flat Panel) Antitrust Litigation, 2012 WL 253298 (N.D. Cal. 2012)

In re TFT-LCD (Flat Panel) Antitrust Litigation, 267 F.R.D. 583 (N.D. Cal. 2010)

In re Automobile Antitrust Cases I and II, 135 Cal. App. 4th 100 (2005)

In re Vitamins Antitrust Litigation, 2001 WL 755852 (D. D.C. 2001)

In re Vitamins Antitrust Litigation, 120 F. Supp. 2d 58 (D. D.C. 2000)

Anderson v. Deloitte & Touche, 56 Cal. App. 4th 1468 (1997)

Longden v. Sunderman, 737 F. Supp. 968 (N.D. Tex. 1990)

Southern Pacific Communications Co. v. AT&T, 740 F.2d 980 (D.C. Cir. 1984)

Articles & Presentations

"Pre-complaint activities," American Antitrust Institute's "Private Enforcement of Antitrust Law in the United States: A Handbook," September 2012, chapter co-author

"The Slow Drift Toward More Antitrust Exemptions," Competition Law360, December 14, 2011, co-author

Trial Complexities in Antitrust Cases following Clayworth: Competing Views of Different Plaintiffs’ Groups and Defendants, State Bar of California's 21st Annual Golden State Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law Institute, October 27, 2011, presenter

"Pre-claim Activities," The American Antitrust Institute’s International Handbook on Private Enforcement of Competition Law, December 2010, chapter co-author

"High Court Antitrust Trends - Sans Stevens," Competition Law360, June 9, 2010, author

California State Antitrust & Unfair Competition Law, 2009, co-author

"Does The Cartwright Act Have A Future?", Competition, Vol. 17, No. 2, Fall 2008, co-author with Lisa Saveri

"New Practitioner Series - Happy Birthday Cartwright Act," Golden State Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law Institute, October 24, 2008, panelist

Filling The Regulatory Gap: California Natural Gas Antitrust Litigation,” Competition, Volume 16, No. 2, Fall/Winter 2007, co-author

CAFA From a Plaintiff Lawyer's Perspective, ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section's Business Litigation Committee Newsletter (Fall 2006), co-author (J. Zahid)

CAFA From a Plaintiff Lawyer's Perspective, ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section's Symposium: "The Future of Class Action Litigation in America," November 2005

Professional Affiliations

Community Service

Noteworthy

Named among The International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers for 2014

Multiple time Northern California “Super Lawyer” for Antitrust Litigation.

"Best Lawyer" for Antitrust Litigation and Commercial Litigation for 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 by The Best Lawyers in America®, in partnership with U.S. News & World Report.

Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.

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