Benjamin Hendricks

O'Melveny & Myers LLP

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Washington 20006 DC US

Benjamin J. Hendricks focuses his practice on antitrust and competition litigation, strategic counseling, and regulatory issues. He has extensive experience in litigation involving class actions and mergers, as well as counseling clients in issues relating to the intersection of patents rights and antitrust law in the United States and foreign jurisdictions.

Benjamin also counsels executive branch nominees through vetting by the White House, government agencies, the Office of Government Ethics, and the Senate. In addition, he has experience in consumer protection, financial services, and general commercial litigation.

Benjamin believes in using complex facts to craft simple, powerful, and individualized legal arguments that create leverage for his clients to prevail at trial. He also believes that honest counseling allows his clients to make informed decisions.

Benjamin represents a wide array of clients, including worldwide leaders in the mobile technologies, financial, and transportation industries, and also represents numerous executive branch officials.


  • Representing a major airline in multidistrict price fixing cases.
  • Provides strategic counseling for a major auto manufacturer.
  • Represented a national corporation in merger litigation in FTC v. Sysco Corp. et al.
  • Represented US Airways in litigation against the DOJ in its merger with American Airlines in United States v. U.S. Airways et al.
  • Provided strategic counseling relating to patents and antitrust law for an international mobile technology company.
  • Representing a major financial company in an ERISA class action.
  • Represented many executive branch nominees, including current ambassadors and one cabinet member, from initial vetting through Senate confirmation.
  • Representing a multinational electronics company to provide regulatory and litigation-related antitrust advice.
  • Represented a health supplement company in an FTC investigation for false advertising and potential fraud allegations.
  • Represented a solar panel manufacturer through Department of Commerce antidumping and countervailing duties investigations.
  • Provided research assistance for briefs to the US Supreme Court in Chadbourne & Parke LLP v. Troice and Bond v. United States (amicus curiae).


  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • US District Court, Central, and Northern Districts of California, and Northern District of New York


  • Columbia Law School, J.D.: Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar; Senior Executive Editor, Columbia Journal of Environmental Law
  • Duke University, B.A., Public Policy


  • White House, National Economic Council


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