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Antitrust West Coast
May 2-3 2024
San Francisco Marriott Union SquareSan Francisco, CA

Rob McNary
Deputy Attorney General, Antitrust at California Department of Justice


Rob McNary is a Deputy Attorney General, Antitrust Section, with the California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General. His office investigates potential price-fixing, monopolization, and anticompetitive mergers and acquisitions, and where necessary, litigates under the federal antitrust laws and California state antitrust and unfair competition law. Mr. McNary is based in the Antitrust Section’s Los Angeles Office.

Mr. McNary graduated from Stanford University with degrees in public policy and engineering-economic systems, and from the University of Chicago Law School. Before joining the Attorney General’s Office, Mr. McNary practiced antitrust and intellectual property litigation at the Los Angeles offices of international law firms. In private practice, he represented various technology companies in price-fixing litigation involving electronic components, including In re TFT-LCD (Flat Panel) Antitrust Litigation, In re Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) Antitrust Litigation, In re Optical Disk Drive Products Antitrust Litigation, and In re Resistors Antitrust Litigation. He also represented a mobile telecommunications technology company in antitrust and licensing litigation over standards-essential patents. Mr. McNary is currently Co-Chair, Operations of the American Bar Association Antitrust Law Section, and a past Chair of the Los Angeles County Bar Association Antitrust and Unfair Business Practices Section.

Agenda Sessions

  • Merger Enforcement Part 2: Takeaways from Recent Cases