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Scott Schaeffer

Scott Schaeffer, O'Melveny & Myers LLP, Shanghai, China

Scott Schaeffer, O'Melveny & Myers LLP, Shanghai, China

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Scott Schaeffer

Scott Schaeffer is a member of O’Melveny’s Antitrust and Competition Practice and is located in the firm’s Shanghai office, where he represents clients in matters throughout Asia and the United States. His practice involves complex antitrust and commercial litigation in the U.S. as well as antitrust counseling and investigations globally. He also defends proposed mergers before antitrust agencies around the world. Scott has represented U.S. and Asian clients in transactions in the wealth management, semiconductor, biotech, airline, technology, foodservices, telecommunications, and manufacturing industries, among others.

Scott also commits a substantial portion of his practice to pro bono service. He has represented asylum seekers, survivors of domestic violence, and child welfare organizations, and has authored briefs in pro bono cases before courts at all levels on topics ranging from double jeopardy to intellectual property licensing.

Prior to joining O’Melveny, Scott was a law clerk for the Honorable A. Raymond Randolph on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and the Honorable Gary Feinerman on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.