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Luke Taeschler is a senior associate in the Litigation practice. He represents clients in connection with civil litigation, government investigations, and antitrust counseling.

Currently, Luke is representing SS&C Technologies in a case prosecuting the theft of company trade secrets, Orbital ATK in its defense of a putative securities class action, and Bank of America in its defense of a putative antitrust class action.

Luke also has written a number of articles on topics such as the FTC’s authority to prosecute cybersecurity data breach cases, the treatment of “big data” issues under current antitrust law, the treatment of two-sided markets in antitrust cases, the import of antitrust law to the private equity industry, and recent antitrust enforcement in the e-commerce industry. He actively works on pro bono cases as well, most recently securing a grant of asylum for a gay Russian photographer and filing an amicus brief on behalf of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers discussing the application of federal sentencing guidelines in synthetic marijuana cases. Currently, he is representing pro bono a criminal defendant appealing his conviction in the Fourth Circuit. In addition, Mr. Taeschler is an adjunct professor at Brooklyn Law School, where he teaches an upper-level legal writing class focusing on brief writing.

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