The Legacy Of Larry Popofsky, An Antitrust Titan And Friend

Law360, New York (June 5, 2017, 9:27 AM EDT) -- Fifty years on, few lawyers can recall the precise day when their legal careers began. But I can. It was June 12, 1967, the date when the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision in U.S. v. Arnold, Schwinn & Co., holding that nonprice vertical restrictions on dealer freedom were illegal per se based largely on the ancient common law rule forbidding “restraints on alienation.” On that day, I received my first legal research assignment from a then-senior associate at the firm of Heller Ehrman White &...
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