Elaine Metlin focuses her civil practice on complex antitrust litigation involving international cartels, class actions, international law, broker misconduct, and complex commercial litigation. Elaine also handles white collar criminal defense, conducts internal investigations, and defends individuals and businesses who have been investigated by the executive branch, Congress, and other agencies and regulatory bodies.
Antitrust and International Law
Elaine has substantial experience in litigating global antitrust cartel cases, many of which involve international discovery issues and complex litigation questions as well as issues of substantive antitrust law.
White Collar Criminal Defense
For more than 25 years, Elaine has represented businesses and individuals who have been investigated by the Department of Justice, Congress, various independent counsels, and other regulatory authorities. She is also experienced in conducting internal corporate investigations. She has advised and defended elected and appointed government officials, including members of the Senate and the Cabinet, in connection with numerous high-profile investigations and cases.
Elaine has represented companies involved in all manner of commercial disputes, including claims of RICO, fraud, breach of contract, and various business torts. She also currently represents a major multinational pharmaceutical company in a significant insurance coverage case. She also has a considerable background in the area of insurance broker misconduct.
Elaine clerked for Judge Susan Black, now on the Eleventh Circuit, and other judges in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida from 1983 to 1984.