Kyle Mach is a partner in the San Francisco office of Munger, Tolles & Olson who concentrates his practice on complex civil litigation. Mr. Mach has extensive experience in antitrust matters, including many high-profile matters and jury trials throughout the United States. His practice also includes mass tort litigation, commercial litigation and other areas. In addition to representing domestic and foreign clients throughout the United States, he has assisted clients facing regulatory inquiries in the European Union, Japan and South Korea.
Mr. Mach’s representative matters include:
- Steves & Sons: Served as trial counsel for Steves & Sons, Inc., which successfully challenged a consummated merger under Section 7 of the Clayton Act. After a lengthy trial in federal court in Richmond, Virginia, the jury found that the challenged merger violated Section 7 and awarded $58 million in damages (before trebling). The court later issued an order requiring the divestiture of the illegally acquired assets—the first such remedy ever awarded a private party under Section 7.
- In re Androgel Antitrust Litigation: Counsel in defense of claims by the Federal Trade Commission and a group of private plaintiffs asserting antitrust challenges to patent settlements.
- Tokyo Electric Power Co. (“TEPCO”): Represents TEPCO in litigation stemming from the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan.
- In re TFT-LCD Antitrust Litigation: Represented LG Display as trial counsel in nationwide litigation stemming from alleged price-fixing of LCD panels.
- In re: CRT Antitrust Litigation: Represented LG Electronics in nationwide litigation relating to alleged price-fixing of cathode ray tubes.
- Counseling: Regularly provides antitrust counseling regarding compliance, risk assessment, mergers, litigation and other issues.
Prior to joining Munger Tolles in June 2011, Mr. Mach was associated with Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York City and was a law clerk to the Honorable Ronald M. Gould on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Seattle.
Mr. Mach graduated magna cum laude in 2006 from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he won the university's highest moot court competition and was also given the prize for the year’s best individual moot court performance. He also was an H. Clayton Louderback Legal Writing Instructor and was awarded the Fred G. Leebron Memorial Prize for the law school’s best writing in the field of Constitutional Law. While at Penn, Mr. Mach also earned a certificate of study in business and public policy from the Wharton School of Business.