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Emily T. Chen is an associate in King & Spalding’s New York office and a member of the firm’s Trial Practice and Global Disputes practice. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, antitrust and securities enforcement matters, white-collar criminal defense, and corporate internal investigations.

Emily also devotes significant time to pro bono matters.

Emily earned her law degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she was the Executive Editor of the Cardozo Law Review. During law school, Emily was sworn in as a Student Assistant District Attorney for the New York County District Attorney’s Office, where she conducted bench trials in New York County Criminal Court and served as second chair in felony jury trials. Emily also served as a student law clerk for the Honorable Sandra L. Townes of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, and as a legal intern for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York and the Appellate Division of the New York City Law Department.

Emily received her undergraduate degree in History and Economics from Columbia University, where she was named a Centennial Scholar and a Speaking Fellow.

Publications

  • Editor, ABA Section of Antitrust Law, State Antitrust Practice and Statutes (6th ed.) (forthcoming 2022)
  • Contributor, Regulation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (3d ed.) (2020).
  • Contributor, ABA Section of Antitrust Law, Antitrust Law Developments (Eighth) – Update (2019).
  • Contributor, ABA Section of Antitrust Law, Antitrust Law Developments (Eighth) – Update (2018).
  • Contributor, ABA Section of Antitrust Law, Antitrust Law Developments (Eighth) (2017).
  • Contributor, ABA Section of Antitrust Law, Antitrust Law Developments (Seventh) – Update (2016).
  • Note, Depressing Diagnosis: Stringent Particularity Requirement of the Rule 9(b) Pleading Standard as a Critical Bar to Off-Label Promotion Fraud Whistleblowers, 36 Cardozo L. Rev. 333 (2014).
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Credentials

J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

B.A., Columbia University

New York

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Intern, Hon. Sandra L. Townes, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

American Bar Association

Asian American Bar Association of New York

New York City Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

Mandarin Chinese

Spanish

Taiwanese

Matters

Representing BASF Corporation in patent and antitrust litigation. Ingevity Corp. et al. v. BASF Corp., Case No. 18-cv-01391-RGA (D. Del.).

Represented Amazon.com, Inc. in copyright litigation. SA Music LLC, et al. v. Apple, Inc., Case No. 20-cv-09633-LAK (S.D.N.Y. 2020); SA Music LLC, et al. v. Amazon.com, Inc., Case No. 20-cv-00105-BAT (W.D. Wash. 2020); Ray Henderson Music Co., et al. v. Amazon.com, Inc., Case No. 20-cv-00106-BAT (W.D. Wash. 2020); Four Jays Music Co., et al. v. Amazon.com, Inc., Case No. 20-cv-00107-BAT (W.D. Wash. 2020); SA Music LLC, et al. v. Amazon.com, Inc., Case No. 20-cv-00579-BJR (W.D. Wash. 2020).

Represented Peloton Interactive, Inc. in copyright litigation brought by music publishers. Downtown Music Publishing LLC, et al. v. Peloton Interactive, Inc., Case No. 19-cv-02426-DLC (S.D.N.Y. 2019).

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Representing BASF Corporation in patent and antitrust litigation. Ingevity Corp. et al. v. BASF Corp., Case No. 18-cv-01391-RGA (D. Del.).

Represented Amazon.com, Inc. in copyright litigation. SA Music LLC, et al. v. Apple, Inc., Case No. 20-cv-09633-LAK (S.D.N.Y. 2020); SA Music LLC, et al. v. Amazon.com, Inc., Case No. 20-cv-00105-BAT (W.D. Wash. 2020); Ray Henderson Music Co., et al. v. Amazon.com, Inc., Case No. 20-cv-00106-BAT (W.D. Wash. 2020); Four Jays Music Co., et al. v. Amazon.com, Inc., Case No. 20-cv-00107-BAT (W.D. Wash. 2020); SA Music LLC, et al. v. Amazon.com, Inc., Case No. 20-cv-00579-BJR (W.D. Wash. 2020).

Represented Peloton Interactive, Inc. in copyright litigation brought by music publishers. Downtown Music Publishing LLC, et al. v. Peloton Interactive, Inc., Case No. 19-cv-02426-DLC (S.D.N.Y. 2019).

Representing PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in government enforcement actions and third-party litigation in connection with Facebook and the misuse of user data by Cambridge Analytica.

Represented WestRock Company on antitrust aspects of its $4.9 billion acquisition of KapStone Paper & Packaging. The transaction was cleared by the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division in 2018 without enforcement action.

Represented pre-petition equity holder L Catterton and certain affiliated directors in connection with investigations in the Chapter 11 cases of VER Technologies Holdco LLC and its debtor affiliates. In re VER Technologies Holdco LLC, et al., Case No. 18-cv-10834 (KG) (D. Del. Bankr. 2018).

Provided litigation-related advice to the Ad Hoc Committee of First Lien Term Loan Lenders in connection with the successful restructuring of Payless ShoeSource through a confirmed plan of reorganization in Payless’ Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. In re Payless Holdings LLC, et al., Case No. 17-42267-659 (E.D. Mo. 2017).

Represented PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in litigation involving Kentucky’s transition to a managed care Medicaid program. Kentucky Spirit Health Plan, Inc. v. Commonwealth of Kentucky, et al. (Franklin Cir. Ct., Ky. Nov. 9, 2016).

Represented a senior executive of an international capacitors manufacturer in connection with a multi-jurisdictional cartel investigation in that industry.

Represented one of the largest U.S. consumer credit reporting agencies in putative class actions alleging violations under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Advised major beer manufacturer on franchise termination litigation and relationship issues.

Insights

Newsletter · Source: Global Cartel Enforcement

March 30, 2016
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Matters

Representing BASF Corporation in patent and antitrust litigation. Ingevity Corp. et al. v. BASF Corp., Case No. 18-cv-01391-RGA (D. Del.).

Represented Amazon.com, Inc. in copyright litigation. SA Music LLC, et al. v. Apple, Inc., Case No. 20-cv-09633-LAK (S.D.N.Y. 2020); SA Music LLC, et al. v. Amazon.com, Inc., Case No. 20-cv-00105-BAT (W.D. Wash. 2020); Ray Henderson Music Co., et al. v. Amazon.com, Inc., Case No. 20-cv-00106-BAT (W.D. Wash. 2020); Four Jays Music Co., et al. v. Amazon.com, Inc., Case No. 20-cv-00107-BAT (W.D. Wash. 2020); SA Music LLC, et al. v. Amazon.com, Inc., Case No. 20-cv-00579-BJR (W.D. Wash. 2020).

Represented Peloton Interactive, Inc. in copyright litigation brought by music publishers. Downtown Music Publishing LLC, et al. v. Peloton Interactive, Inc., Case No. 19-cv-02426-DLC (S.D.N.Y. 2019).

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Matters

Representing BASF Corporation in patent and antitrust litigation. Ingevity Corp. et al. v. BASF Corp., Case No. 18-cv-01391-RGA (D. Del.).

Represented Amazon.com, Inc. in copyright litigation. SA Music LLC, et al. v. Apple, Inc., Case No. 20-cv-09633-LAK (S.D.N.Y. 2020); SA Music LLC, et al. v. Amazon.com, Inc., Case No. 20-cv-00105-BAT (W.D. Wash. 2020); Ray Henderson Music Co., et al. v. Amazon.com, Inc., Case No. 20-cv-00106-BAT (W.D. Wash. 2020); Four Jays Music Co., et al. v. Amazon.com, Inc., Case No. 20-cv-00107-BAT (W.D. Wash. 2020); SA Music LLC, et al. v. Amazon.com, Inc., Case No. 20-cv-00579-BJR (W.D. Wash. 2020).

Represented Peloton Interactive, Inc. in copyright litigation brought by music publishers. Downtown Music Publishing LLC, et al. v. Peloton Interactive, Inc., Case No. 19-cv-02426-DLC (S.D.N.Y. 2019).

Representing PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in government enforcement actions and third-party litigation in connection with Facebook and the misuse of user data by Cambridge Analytica.

Represented WestRock Company on antitrust aspects of its $4.9 billion acquisition of KapStone Paper & Packaging. The transaction was cleared by the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division in 2018 without enforcement action.

Represented pre-petition equity holder L Catterton and certain affiliated directors in connection with investigations in the Chapter 11 cases of VER Technologies Holdco LLC and its debtor affiliates. In re VER Technologies Holdco LLC, et al., Case No. 18-cv-10834 (KG) (D. Del. Bankr. 2018).

Provided litigation-related advice to the Ad Hoc Committee of First Lien Term Loan Lenders in connection with the successful restructuring of Payless ShoeSource through a confirmed plan of reorganization in Payless’ Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. In re Payless Holdings LLC, et al., Case No. 17-42267-659 (E.D. Mo. 2017).

Represented PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in litigation involving Kentucky’s transition to a managed care Medicaid program. Kentucky Spirit Health Plan, Inc. v. Commonwealth of Kentucky, et al. (Franklin Cir. Ct., Ky. Nov. 9, 2016).

Represented a senior executive of an international capacitors manufacturer in connection with a multi-jurisdictional cartel investigation in that industry.

Represented one of the largest U.S. consumer credit reporting agencies in putative class actions alleging violations under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Advised major beer manufacturer on franchise termination litigation and relationship issues.

Insights

Newsletter · Source: Global Cartel Enforcement

March 30, 2016
Tokyo Dispute Resolution and Crisis Management Newsletter - March 2016

View all

Credentials

J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

B.A., Columbia University

New York

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Intern, Hon. Sandra L. Townes, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

American Bar Association

Asian American Bar Association of New York

New York City Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

Mandarin Chinese

Spanish

Taiwanese