Jim Egan retired from the partnership in 2022. He was based in Weil’s Washington, D.C. office, where he focused on antitrust counseling and litigation, with particular emphasis on class actions. He represented corporate clients in a wide range of industrial sectors and acted as lead counsel in federal, state and administrative litigation involving price fixing, mergers, joint ventures, boycotts, and other horizontal and vertical restraints. Jim was recognized as a leading antitrust attorney by Chambers USA, Benchmark Litigation and Best Lawyers in America.
From 1990 to 1994 Jim served as Director of Litigation for the Bureau of Competition of the Federal Trade Commission. Prior to being named Director of Litigation, Jim held various Federal Trade Commission positions, including Assistant Director for Mergers & Joint Ventures and Assistant Director for General Litigation.
From 1966 to 1969 Jim served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Army.