Jordan Ludwig is a counsel in the Antitrust Group in Crowell & Moring's Los Angeles office, where he focuses on antitrust litigation and investigations, complex commercial litigation, and appeals. Versed in all aspects of litigation, Jordan has extensive experience litigating high-stakes cases under the Sherman Act, Cartwright Act, and Section 17200, California's Unfair Competition Law (UCL). In addition to his antitrust practice, he has litigated a wide variety of complex cases, including those involving the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act, the securities laws, legal malpractice, tortious interference, and breach of fiduciary duty. His clients have ranged from individuals to Fortune 10 companies and have spanned diverse industries.
Jordan’s recent engagements have included representing clients as both plaintiffs and defendants in civil litigation. On the plaintiff side, Jordan is currently representing a major manufacturer of appliances in the In re Refrigerant Compressors Antitrust Litigation and recently represented a leading automobile manufacturer in the In re Vehicle Carrier Services Antitrust Litigation. On the defense side, Jordan is representing a restaurant group in Cartwright Act litigation alleging the unlawful imposition of a healthcare surcharge and represented a manufacturer of resistors in a class-action lawsuit alleging price fixing in the resistors market. Among other past engagements, Jordan was the principal author of the winning appellate briefs that helped define the standard for pleading an antitrust conspiracy in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. He has experience litigating in various trial and appellate courts in California and nationwide.
Beyond his litigation practice, Jordan has represented companies and individuals in civil and criminal antitrust investigations at the state and federal level. Recent matters include the representation of a large telecommunications company in a DOJ investigation concerning information sharing and a senior executive in connection with a DOJ criminal investigation of collusion among packaged seafood products manufacturers.
Jordan is also proficient in matters involving the California UCL. In addition to litigating several cases under the statute, for the past four years he has co-authored a treatise chapter update on the subject.
Prior to joining Crowell & Moring, Jordan was an associate at one of the nation's premier antitrust litigation boutiques. He earned his J.D. from Loyola Law School, where he graduated, cum laude and Order of the Coif and was the chief note and comment editor of the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review. He earned his B.A., with honors, in history from the University of Maryland, College Park.
Admitted to practice: California
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