Tara Reinhart is head of the Antitrust/Competition Group in Skadden’s Washington, D.C. office. She focuses on civil litigation and government investigations, with an emphasis on complex antitrust litigation and international cartel probes.
In private practice in the government investigations area, Ms. Reinhart has handled criminal and civil investigations by the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division, the FTC and state attorneys general in many industries.
She represents companies and individuals in FTC investigations into alleged violations of Section 5(a) of the FTC Act for unfair advertising and marketing practices, such as allegations of deceptive online advertising, negative option marketing and multi-level marketing.
Ms. Reinhart has handled criminal antitrust investigations for companies and individuals in the auto parts, freight forwarding, marine hose, air cargo, industrial chemicals, salt, methionine, vitamins, graphite electrodes, flavorants and stay cable bridges industries.
In the litigation area, Ms. Reinhart has handled many class actions alleging price-fixing for companies such as Hankyu Hanshin Express Co. Ltd., Norfolk Southern Railway Company, Southeastern Freight Lines Inc., Korean Air Lines Co. Ltd., Degussa and others.
She has handled a number of class actions alleging monopolization and conspiracy to monopolize in pharmaceuticals, including claims of reverse payments agreements for companies such as Fournier and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International/Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp.
Additionally, Ms. Reinhart advises clients on antitrust compliance matters, including designing compliance programs, training executives and performing compliance audits.
- J.D., Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law (cum laude; Notes and Comments Editor, Health Law Journal)
- B.A., University of North Carolina
- District of Columbia
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