Alexandra (Alex) Shear has practiced law in New York for nearly fifteen years, with a primary focus on antitrust law. Alex has had a diverse antitrust practice, representing large and small clients in a variety of industries in many different sorts of matters. Alex has represented clients in civil and criminal Section 1 and Section 2 litigations from inception to trial, and in government (DOJ and FTC) investigations. Alex has also represented clients in obtaining antitrust clearance of proposed transactions, both in connection with agency investigations and contested transactions that proceeded to litigation. Alex also has extensive experience counseling clients in connection with antitrust matters, including in the areas of pricing conduct, pay-for-delay challenges, and merger reportability. In addition to antitrust matters, Alex has represented clients in other business cases, including securities, commercial, and bankruptcy litigations, among others.
Before joining Bona Law, Alex practiced antitrust law with Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, Sidley Austin LLP, and Kaye Scholer LLP. Alex also clerked for two years in the Commercial Division of the New York Supreme Court.
J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School
B.A., Cornell University
United States District Court, Southern District of New York
United States District Court, District of Colorado [pending]
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
- Represent Client in antitrust lawsuit against defendant in insulation market.
- Defend Japanese capacitor manufacturer against class action antitrust claims in federal Multi-District Litigation. (In re Capacitors Antitrust Litigation).
- Clayworth v. Pfizer
- In re Average Wholesale Price Litigation
- In re eBooks Litigation
- In re Auto Parts Litigation
- In re Liquid Aluminum Sulfate Litigation