Carey S. Busen

Associate

Washington, D.C.
T 202.861.1568  |  F 202.861.1783

Carey Busen focuses her practice on complex litigation matters, including antitrust and intellectual property litigation. She has experience in all aspects of litigation, including drafting pleadings, motion practice, oral argument, expert discovery, trial preparation, and appellate briefing, with significant experience in discovery.

Carey is a regular contributor to BakerHostetler’s Discovery Advocate and Antitrust Advocate blogs, providing informative commentary on the latest developments in electronic discovery and the antitrust litigation sectors.

Select Experience

  • Representing heavy equipment manufacturer in multiple unrelated cases against claims of trade secret misappropriation, copyright infringement, breach of contract, and other state law claims. 
  • Representing plaintiff class in market allocation and monopolization suit. 
  • Represented certified class of dairy farmers located in 14 Southeastern states against Dairy Farmers of America, Dean Foods and a number of other defendants in an action alleging violations of Sections 1 and 2 of the Sherman Act by unlawfully conspiring to eliminate competition for marketing, sale, and purchase of raw milk in the Southeast United States. Litigation was settled for more than 70 percent of alleged damages.
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Experience

  • Representing heavy equipment manufacturer in multiple unrelated cases against claims of trade secret misappropriation, copyright infringement, breach of contract, and other state law claims. 
  • Representing plaintiff class in market allocation and monopolization suit. 
  • Represented certified class of dairy farmers located in 14 Southeastern states against Dairy Farmers of America, Dean Foods and a number of other defendants in an action alleging violations of Sections 1 and 2 of the Sherman Act by unlawfully conspiring to eliminate competition for marketing, sale, and purchase of raw milk in the Southeast United States. Litigation was settled for more than 70 percent of alleged damages.

Recognitions

  • Washington, D.C., Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2014)

Memberships

  • American Bar Association

Pro Bono

  • Represented criminal appellant in state court.  Drafted appellate brief, argued in state appellate court, drafted successful petition for writ of certiorari.
  • Represented an asylum applicant from Burkina Faso in the granting of applicant’s asylum claim.

Services

Prior Positions

  • Navigant Consulting: Litigation Consultant, focusing on complex data analysis

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • Georgia
  • District of Columbia

Education

  • J.D., The University of Georgia School of Law, 2007, cum laude; Articles Editor, Journal of Intellectual Property
  • B.B.A., College of William and Mary, 2001

Blog

In The Blogs

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Antitrust Advocate
Mushroom Court Ruling Sprouts Controversy on Whether Reliance on Lawyer Advice Maintains Affirmative Defense to Antitrust Claims
October 27, 2014
A federal district court recently ruled that claims of “good faith reliance on counsel” were not sufficient to maintain a Capper-Volstead affirmative defense to the antitrust laws – a result that may soon collide with rulings by other...
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Antitrust Advocate
A History of American Monopolists: Remembering One’s Non-Monopoly Roots
October 15, 2014
As the story goes, Ford Motor Co. almost never got off the ground because of a monopolist.  In 1903, the Association of Licensed Automobile Manufacturers (ALAM) tried to stop Henry Ford from building his first gasoline-powered four-stroke...
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Antitrust Advocate
BakerHostetler Antitrust Lawyer Examines Recent Developments in Antitrust Class Action Litigation
October 14, 2014
The Antitrust Review of the Americas 2015 features a chapter by BakerHostetler antitrust partner Edmund W. Searby entitled, “United States: Private Antitrust Litigation – Class Actions.”  He wrote: “As many appreciate, two Supreme Court...
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Antitrust Advocate
Provider Competition Matters—Even for “Reference Pricing”
October 10, 2014
Editor’s Note: This blog post was originally published to BakerHostetler’s Health Law Update blog. In a recent blog post, three Federal Trade Commission (FTC) economists splashed some cold water on advocates of “reference pricing” that...
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Antitrust Advocate
A History of American Monopolists: Lessons Not Easily Learned
September 29, 2014
As the story goes, in 1902, President Teddy Roosevelt, wanting to make his mark on the presidency as a real deal “trust buster,” took aim at Wall Street by going after financial titan J.P. Morgan. Working with his then-attorney general...
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