Adam C. Hemlock

Partner at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Adam C. Hemlock

Adam C. Hemlock

Partner at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Biography

Adam Hemlock is a partner in the Firm’s Antitrust Practice Group, where he represents clients in a variety of antitrust and commercial litigation matters.

Mr. Hemlock specializes in representing clients in cartel matters. He has handled internal investigations of clients involving potential cartel conduct, including the navigation of the ethics, securities and privilege issues that arise in the course of such investigations. He has defended clients under criminal investigation by the United States Department of Justice, and also has experience coordinating multinational cartel defense in jurisdictions including the European Union, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Korea, and Brazil. Mr. Hemlock has also defended clients in United States cartel class action lawsuits and the particular issues that arise in such litigation, including personal jurisdiction, the Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act, class certification and others. Mr. Hemlock has also defended clients in private, non-class action antitrust litigations.

Mr. Hemlock also has substantial experience in the antitrust/intellectual property area. He has litigated cases and provided counseling on the antitrust legality of patent pools, standard setting bodies, and technology transactions among competitors. He has worked in this area on behalf of clients in a variety of industries, including semiconductors, optical discs, memory cards, powerline broadband, pharmaceuticals, cable boxes, mobile telephones, wireless telecom protocols, flat panel displays, rechargeable batteries, retina scan software, and Internet video distribution.

Adam Hemlock has represented numerous clients in merger counseling and government investigations. He handles merger notifications under the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act and coordinates filings in multiple jurisdictions. He also coordinates multiple competition investigations across the world and has experience in negotiating favorable remedies in the US. In addition to his work in the antitrust area, Mr. Hemlock has represented clients in various commercial dispute matters, including complex commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution procedures. He has particular experience representing foreign clients in US legal proceedings.

Mr. Hemlock has extensive experience representing Japanese clients. He was seconded from Weil from March 1998 through May 2000 to serve in Japan as senior legal counsel for Panasonic. At Panasonic, Mr. Hemlock represented the company in many aspects of international law, focusing primarily on the areas of intellectual property, antitrust and commercial agreements. Mr. Hemlock works extensively with Japanese clients, and has strong familiarity with the Japanese business environment. He visits Japan frequently and speaks basic Japanese.

Mr. Hemlock has worked on behalf of many major domestic and foreign clients, including Panasonic, Victor Company of Japan (JVC), Toray Industries, Kyowa Hakko Kogyo, General Chemical Corp., Polyplastics, Vantec, American Airlines, Telecom Italia, Medpointe, Houghton Mifflin Riverdeep, Sharp, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Taiwan Semiconductor (TSMC), Texas Instruments, Perricone, Reuters, Denak, Iridian, DirecTV, Hughes Aircraft, Sumitomo Chemical, Sony Pictures Entertainment, and others.

Adam Hemlock is currently the Vice-Chair of the Intellectual Property Committee of the ABA Antitrust Section. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Practicing Attorneys for Law Students Program, Inc., a member of the New York City Bar Association Committee on Minorities in the Profession and a leader of Latinos@Weil, the Firm’s Hispanic affinity group. He heads the Firm’s Asylum Practice Team and routinely represents asylum applicants in administrative proceedings before the Department of Homeland Security and in federal courts.

Mr. Hemlock graduated from Fordham Law School and Cornell University. While at law school he served as a legal intern at the Federal Trade Commission, where he worked on several antitrust and consumer protection investigations. He has authored numerous articles on antitrust law, and has guest lectured at the Practicing Law Institute, Fordham Law School, the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, and other venues.

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Education
Graduate Degree

Fordham University School of Law (commonly known as Fordham Law or Fordham Law School) is a part of Fordham University in the United States. The School is located in the Borough of Manhattan in New York City, and is one of eight ABA-approved law schools in that city.

Undergraduate Degree

Cornell is a privately endowed research university and a partner of the State University of New York. As the federal land-grant institution in New York State, they have a responsibility—unique within the Ivy League—to make contributions in all fields of knowledge in a manner that prioritizes public engagement to help improve the quality of life in our state, the nation, the world.

Career History
Partner
Current

Founded in 1931, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has been a preeminent provider of legal services for more than 80 years. Widely recognized by those covering the legal profession as best in class, Weil’s lawyers regularly advise clients globally on their most complex Litigation, Corporate, Restructuring, and Tax and Benefits matters. With 20 offices worldwide – 9 in the United States and 11 outside the United States – Weil has been a pioneer in establishing a geographic footprint that has allowed the Firm to partner with clients wherever they do business.

Legal Intern
Prior

Federal Trade Commission is a government organization whose main goals are to protect consumers and ensure a strong competitive market by enforcing a variety of consumer protection and antitrust laws. The organization provides services to prevent business practices that are anticompetitive, deceptive, and unfair to consumers. Federal Trade Commission was founded on September 26, 1914, and is based in Washington, D.C.

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Member, Board of Directors
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Established in the summer of 1950, The New York Bar Foundation is a nonprofit, philanthropic organization that receives charitable contributions from individuals, law firms, corporations or other entities and provides grants to further its goals of promoting and advancing the following: • Service to the public • Improvements in the administration of justice • Legal research and education • High standards of professional ethics • Public understanding of legal heritage The Foundation makes grants to financially support law-related programs of legal services organizations, nonprofits, bar associations and other organizations throughout New York State. The Foundation is managed by a Board of Directors that includes distinguished lawyers from across the State of New York including five officers, 25 directors and 2 ex officio directors (the Chair and Vice Chair of The Fellows of The New York Bar Foundation). The Foundation membership consists of the House of Delegates of the New York State Bar Association.

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Awards & Honors
Admitted to the New York Bar
Court Admission: U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Court Admission: U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
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