Jodie Williams’ litigation practice focuses on antitrust, unfair competition, consumer protection and complex business litigation in federal and state court. Prior to joining MoginRubin LLP, Ms. Williams worked as an associate with a prominent Southern California law firm focusing on complex business litigation. She represented clients before the Orange County, Los Angeles, and San Diego Superior Courts as well as in the Southern District of California.
Ms. Williams was also a Staff Attorney with the Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Competition, from 2006 to 2011. There, she investigated and litigated mergers, acquisitions and anticompetitive practices in a wide array of industries, with an emphasis in the oil and gas industry. Some of her investigations included acquisitions involving petroleum products pipelines, bulk petroleum products storage terminals, transportation and storage of natural gas, national travel centers, and the sale of home improvement products. Ms. Williams also investigated oil and gas industry pricing practices at the request of Congress. Representative matters include In the Matter of Pilot Corporation, et al. (FTC 2010); In the Matter of CRH plc et al. (FTC 2009); and FTC v. Paul L. Foster, et al. (D.N.M. 2007; FTC 2007).
Ms. Williams has been invited to speak on antitrust issues and has been published on antitrust issues as well. Most recently, she co-authored the article entitled “LIBOR (Gelboim) and the Implications of its Unwritten Rule” with Daniel J. Mogin of the Mogin Law Firm, published in The Antitrust Lawyer presented by the Federal Bar Association. She was also panelist for the webinar entitled “Identifying and Analyzing Antitrust Red Flags in Business Transactions” and co-authored the article entitled “Should Federal Antitrust Standing Rules Apply to State Antitrust Indirect Claims? Plaintiff Perspective: The Misapplication of Associated General Contractors to Cartwright Act Claims” with Kristen Anderson, Partner at Scott & Scott, LLP, which was published in Competition, The Journal of the Antitrust & Unfair Competition Law Section of the State Bar of California.
Ms. Williams is an active member of the California Bar Association and the American Bar Association, and regularly contributes to the ABA Section of Antitrust Law Annual Review of Antitrust Law Developments. She was the Young Lawyer Representative to the Antitrust Section’s Mergers & Acquisitions Committee in 2016. Ms. Williams earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the University of Arizona in 2003, with honors. She obtained her Juris Doctor degree from California Western School of Law in 2006. She is admitted to practice in California and Arizona.