Rob Katerberg represents clients in the complex litigation matters that have the highest stakes and most cutting-edge issues. Practicing in federal and state courts across the country, he focuses particularly on class actions, antitrust, and constitutional issues. Mr. Katerberg thrives on navigating complicated legal and factual thickets and developing innovative legal arguments and big picture strategies to achieve favorable resolutions for clients. Mr. Katerberg also draws on years of prior experience as a trial attorney with the US Department of Justice’s Civil Division, where he defended federal agencies in landmark constitutional and statutory cases, to assist businesses with civil litigation against federal agencies or involving federal programs and policies. Mr. Katerberg served as a law clerk to The Honorable R. Lanier Anderson III on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit between law school and entering practice.
Business Litigation Representative Matters
- Largest US steel producer in six-week federal jury trial on antitrust "group boycott" claims and subsequent appeal.
- Pharmaceutical company in First Amendment challenge to overbroad restrictions on marketing activities.
- Government contractor in series of privacy class actions over third-party theft of data tapes.
- Federal Housing Finance Agency in cases raising many issues of first impression surrounding the conservatorships of Fannie Mae and Freddie Act.
- Manufacturer in toxic tort class action relating to historical contamination issues.
- Defense contractor in noncompete/trade secrets litigation against former employees.
- American Samoans in pro bono case challenging constitutionality of US Government policy denying them birthright US citizenship.