25th Annual Golden State Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law Institute & Antitrust Lawyer of the Year Reception and Dinner Honoring Craig Corbitt

Thursday, October 29, 2015
The Julia Morgan Ballroom
Merchant Exchange Bldg., 15th Floor
465 California Street
San Francisco, CA

Tani Cantil Sakauye, Associate JusticeThe Antitrust and UCL Section is proud to announce that our 25th Golden  State Institute luncheon speaker will be Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye.   Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye is the 28th chief justice of the State of California. She was sworn into office on January 3, 2011, and is the first Asian-Filipina American and the second woman to serve as the state’s chief justice.

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2015 Antitrust Lawyer of the Year -- Craig Corbitt

Craig Corbitt has been an antitrust litigator for over 35 years.  He has been a partner of Zelle Hofmann in San Francisco for fifteen years, and before that worked for over twenty years at the former Furth Farhner & Mason.  He has been centrally 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, Natural Gas, De Beers, Microsoft, Smokeless Tobacco, DRAM 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 monopolization litigation. Although primarily known as a plaintiffs’ lawyer, 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.

Craig is a former Chair of the California State Bar Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law Section, and is a Member of the Advisory Board of the American Antitrust Institute.  He is a co-author or contributing author to antitrust treatises of the AAI and the California State Bar, and has authored articles for Competition and other publications.  He is regularly honored for antitrust and competition law and litigation by the Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, The Litigation Counsel of America, Benchmark Litigators, Legal 500, and Global Competition Review’s Who’s Who Legal among others, and is a frequent panelist on antitrust, competition and litigation topics.

Craig is a graduate of U.C. Davis and the USF School of Law.  He is a board member of the San Francisco Legal Aid Society and the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society.

In his spare time, Craig enjoys the wine country lifestyle at his Sonoma home, where he and his wife Nancy have an Old Vine Zinfandel vineyard.