Dan Shulak immerses himself in the industries of his clients to develop creative solutions for challenging antitrust, litigation, and other government investigation-related problems. Most recently, his practice has been focused on helping companies navigate global and domestic cartel investigations and their aftermath.

Dan resolves complex legal controversies with practical strategies tailored to each client's individualized needs – quickly, efficiently, and with minimal disruption to its daily business operations.

Dan conducts internal investigations and represents companies under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and other government agencies. He frequently serves on teams responsible for concurrent cartel investigations in numerous jurisdictions around the world. Dan has been involved in many of the most significant cartel investigations of the last several years.

As an experienced antitrust litigator, Dan represents companies in complex class-action and other litigation that often results from government investigations into alleged price-fixing, bid-rigging, and market allocation conspiracies. In addition, Dan assists companies in other types of high-stakes competition-related litigation, including allegations of illegal monopolization in violation of the Sherman Act.

Recognized as a recommended practitioner for cartels by Legal 500 US, Dan is a rising star in the cartel defense bar. Dan is currently the Young Lawyer Representative for the Cartel and Criminal Practice within the ABA's Antitrust Section. Dan is a thought leader in the area of criminal cartel investigations and has published several articles on cartels and competition compliance.

Awards and recognitions


Antitrust: Cartel, Rising Star
Legal 500 US


Antitrust: Cartel
Legal 500 US


Antitrust: Cartel, Recommended
Legal 500 US

Education and admissions


J.D., Emory University School of Law, with honors, 2010

B.A. Economics and Political Science, Emory University, 2004


Young Lawyer Representative, Cartel and Criminal Practice, Antitrust Section, 2017-2018

Member, Antitrust Section, American Bar Association

Member, Litigation Section, American Bar Association

Member, Antitrust Section, New York State Bar Association

Bar admissions and qualifications

District of Columbia

New York

Court admissions

U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Representative experience

Acting for a major ocean carrier in a DOJ cartel investigation into the maritime car-shipping industry and coordinating the company's global defense strategy.

Represented a Japanese auto parts manufacturer in a DOJ cartel investigation into the auto parts industry and related civil matters.

Represented a biotechnology company in a private antitrust suit alleging illegal monopolization. Awarded summary judgment in federal court.

Represented Credit Suisse in class actions alleging an antitrust conspiracy by some of the largest banks in the world to restrict competition for CDS.

Acting for several life sciences companies in antitrust compliance reviews and other internal investigations.

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