Fairley Spillman

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

C. Fairley Spillman provides representation and counseling to clients concerning antitrust matters. She represents companies in private antitrust litigation, including class actions and multidistrict litigation. She also represents clients in connection with Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Department of Justice (DOJ) antitrust conduct and merger investigations and related litigation. Her counseling work includes structuring joint ventures and other transactions to minimize antitrust risk, merger integration planning, and activities of trade associations.

Fairley’s work frequently includes matters involving energy and health care industry clients. Fairley also has substantial expertise in issues at the intersection of antitrust and intellectual propertyFairley has also litigated and advised clients regarding a variety of actions of the federal government, particularly with respect to energy and transportation issues, including motor carrier safety.

She represented a major public sector client in negotiations with the Department of Energy following the termination of the Superconducting Super Collider project and has represented clients before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, including in contested proceedings.


  • Focuses on complex antitrust and unfair competition matters.

Representative Work:

  • Defended foreign financial institutions in class action litigation regarding Euroyen TIBOR and SIBOR rate setting.
  • Defended a major Korean manufacturing company in class action cartel litigation.
  • Represented major refining company in FTC investigation.
  • Represented a major generic pharmaceutical company in private, multiparty class action litigation and an investigation by the FTC of an alleged “reverse payment” settlement.
  • Defended physicians in a DOJ investigation concerning possible collusion in activities relating to state rate regulation and dealings with third-party payors.
  • Defended antitrust claims brought against an innovative biotechnology company, resulting in a jury verdict in favor of the client.
  • Represented a major medical device manufacturer in antitrust litigation brought by an alleged competitor, obtaining summary judgment for the client.


  • J.D., Harvard Law School, cum laude, 1984
  • B.A., Duke University, magna cum laude, 1981

Bar Admissions:

  • District of Columbia


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