Trevor V. StockingerLos Angeles, California, United States
Trevor V. Stockinger is a renowned lawyer and founding partner at Kesselman Brantly Stockinger LLP with extensive and valuable experience handling complex business litigation. He specializes in antitrust and unfair competition, with a particular focus on the intersection between intellectual property and antitrust law. His expertise extends to diverse markets including but not limited to the music, cosmetic, semiconductor, and pharmaceutical industries. Stockinger has successfully prosecuted and defended cases concerning various anticompetitive conduct including horizontal and vertical price fixing, buyer-side group boycotts, and pricing actions taken against duty to deal. He also frequently advises clients on compliance and antitrust issues relating to distribution and exclusive dealing agreements.
Stockinger's impressive academic credentials include Magna Cum Laude from Loyola Law School, where he earned his Doctor of Law (J.D.) degree, and Summa Cum Laude from Washington & Lee University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in East Asian Studies. He also served as a Law Clerk for The Honorable Rhesa H. Barksdale at United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Stockinger has earned multiple recognitions, including several nominations as a "Rising Star" lawyer in Southern California by Los Angeles Magazine. He has also lectured at Loyola Law School's Antitrust course and served as an adjunct professor teaching students involved in the Giles Sutherland Rich Patent Moot Court, the Vis Moot International Arbitration, and other moot competitions. Stockinger has co-authored a Competition journal article with David Kesselman, titled “Vertical Price-Fixing: Why California’s Per Se Rule Against Resale Price Maintenance is Actually Good for Businesses and Consumers."