Nick Brod

Nick Brod

Senior Associate
Washington, D.C.

Email nicholas.brod@​

Phone +1 202 637 6685

Fax +1 202 637 5910

Practice groupGlobal Regulatory

Nick Brod focuses his practice on antitrust litigation. He pairs a background in economics with experience as a judicial law clerk to make clear and persuasive arguments to judges, juries, and administrative agencies.

He has represented clients in antitrust actions in district and appellate courts across the country, as well as in proceedings before the Federal Trade Commission and arbitral tribunals. Before joining the firm, Nick clerked for Judge Gerald Tjoflat of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and Judge Lee Rosenthal of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Nick earned a J.D. from Duke University School of Law, where he served as an Executive Editor of the Duke Law Journal and a member of the Moot Court Board.

Education and admissions


J.D., Duke University School of Law, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2014

B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Phi Beta Kappa, highest honors, highest distinction, 2011


Member, Section of Antitrust Law, American Bar Association

Bar admissions and qualifications

District of Columbia

North Carolina

Representative experience

Briefed and argued motion to dismiss raising open question of intersection between state-action and state-sovereign immunity.

Represented a health insurer on appeal defending dismissal of antitrust conspiracy claims.

Represented a health insurer in a lawsuit alleging antitrust conspiracy and refusal-to-deal claims by hospital system.

Serving as counsel for a pharmaceutical manufacturer defending federal and state monopolization claims.

Serving as counsel for an industrial manufacturer in arbitration in commercial contract dispute.

Latest thinking and events

Published Works

Access (and Injunction) Denied: The Seventh Circuit's Authenticom Decision and the Antitrust Implications for Managing Data Networks Trying Antitrust, ABA Antitrust Section Trial Practice Committee newsletter

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