James R. Dean, Jr.

Partner at Covington & Burling LLP

James R. Dean, Jr.

James R. Dean, Jr.

Partner at Covington & Burling LLP

Biography

James Dean practices in the antitrust and energy regulatory areas and serves as vice-chair of the Antitrust Practice Group. As part of his antitrust practice, Mr. Dean advises clients on all aspects of antitrust law, including mergers, joint ventures, distribution agreements, and trade association activities. He has represented numerous clients in responding to government investigations and as both plaintiffs and defendants in private antitrust litigation. Mr. Dean also regularly handles issues related to pre-merger notification filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act and foreign merger control regimes.

Mr. Dean also has significant experience with energy regulatory matters. He advises both regulated utilities and financial investors on the federal and state regulation of both natural gas and electricity, including market restructuring issues, obtaining regulatory approval for energy-related transactions, and rate filings.

Pro Bono

* Completed six-month pro bono rotation with the District of Columbia government prosecuting child abuse & neglect cases in DC Family Court.

Memberships and Affiliations

* American Bar Association, Antitrust Law Section
* Energy Bar Association
* University of Virginia Law School, Instructor in the Antitrust Seminar offered by firm lawyers.

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Education
JD, magna cum laude

Harvard Law School offers an energetic and creative learning environment, a diverse and dedicated faculty—whose expertise spans a broad array of legal subjects—and a student body that comes from every state in the U.S. and more than 70 countries around the world. Approximately 1,900 students attend HLS each year: 1,680 J.D. students, 160 LL.M. students, and 50 S.J.D. candidates. The faculty includes more than 100 full-time professors and more than 150 visiting professors, lecturers on law, and instructors. The curriculum features more than 260 courses and seminars that cover a broad range of traditional and emerging legal fields. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, teaching, and more. Most HLS students are pursuing a J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree, while many others are earning an LL.M. (Master of Laws) or the S.J.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science). Harvard Law School also offers many joint degree programs, coordinated programs, and concurrent degree opportunities with other schools within Harvard University. The Law School community is also home to numerous research programs and engaging publications, including books, scholarly periodicals, newsletters, and a weekly student newspaper.

A.B., magna cum laude

Duke University is an academic university that offers undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. It also has publications and research services. The university was founded in 1838 and is headquartered in Durham, NC.

Memberships
Member, Anti Law Section
Current

American Bar Association provides legal services. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, legal information and other services to assist legal professionals. The firm has members which include judges, court administrators, law professors, and non-practicing attorneys. The company was founded on August 21, 1878 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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The Energy Bar Association is an international, non-profit association of attorneys, non-attorney professionals, and students active in all areas of energy law. EBA has seven regional chapters across the U.S.. and an increasing number of members in Canada and Mexico.

Career History
Partner
Current

Covington & Burling LLP provides legal consulting services. They represent clients in litigation, white collar defense, transactional, governmental affairs, international, life sciences and other matters. The firm offers legal services related to intellectual property, international trade, mergers & acquisitions and tax practices. The company was founded by J. Harry Covington and Edward B. Burling on January 1, 1919 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Clerk
Prior

The United States District Court for the District of Maryland is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is the state of Maryland. Appeals from the District of Maryland are taken to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (except for patent claims and claims against the U.S. government under the Tucker Act, which are appealed to the Federal Circuit).The United States Attorney's Office for the District of Maryland represents the United States in civil and criminal litigation in the court.

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Elbit Systems of America LLC, Elbit Systems Ltd. purchase Harris Corp. /Night Vision Business from Harris Corporation

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Emergent BioSolutions, Inc. purchases PaxVax, Inc. from Cerberus Capital Management LP, Unisync Corp., Ignition Venture Partners LLC

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Aristocrat Leisure Ltd., Aristocrat Technologies, Inc. purchase Big Fish Games, Inc. from Churchill Downs, Inc.

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