Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
David Gustman is Head of the Firm's Litigation Practice Group, Co-head of the Firm’s Antitrust Practice Group and a former member and former Chairman of the Firm’s Executive Committee.
For over 35 years David has handled and served as lead trial counsel on a variety of complex business litigation matters involving antitrust, accounting, banking, bankruptcy, construction, finance, insurance coverage and broker disputes, real estate and securities. He is a “go to” lawyer for the Firm’s most challenging and difficult cases, and is often called upon by clients to take over cases that have been previously handled by other counsel.
David provides antitrust counsel to joint ventures, trade associations, research consortiums and companies involved in mergers and acquisitions, as well as those facing antitrust claims. He has also successfully defended clients in connection with criminal antitrust investigations by the U.S. Department of Justice. He is a frequent speaker and author on various legal topics, including antitrust, class actions and mergers.