Carey S. Busen

Partner

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, 2015)

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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Discovery Advocate
Retooling Your Practice Under the New Rules with The Sedona Conference Institute: a Case Summary (Part 2)
February 4, 2016
By Karin Jenson, national leader, E-Discovery Advocacy and Management Team and Co-Chair of The 2016 Sedona Conference Institute And Jacqueline K. Matthews, BakerHostetler associate Every year, The Sedona Conference Institute keeps us ahead...
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Antitrust Advocate
Are the Patent Trolls Vulnerable to Antitrust Claims?
February 1, 2016
We previously wrote about the nascent efforts of legislators, regulators, and representa­tives of technology-dependent industries to use the antitrust laws, such as Section 2 of the Sherman Act or Section 7 of the Clayton Act, to rein in...
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Discovery Advocate
Retooling Your Practice Under the New Rules with The Sedona Conference Institute: a Case Summary (Part 1)
January 28, 2016
By Karin Jenson, national leader, E-Discovery Advocacy and Management Team and Co-Chair of The 2016 Sedona Conference Institute And Jacqueline K. Matthews, BakerHostetler associate Every year, The Sedona Conference Institute keeps us ahead...
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Antitrust Advocate
Former FTC Chair Kovacic Rates the Presidential Candidates
January 27, 2016
As has been reported by William McConnell at TheStreet, former FTC Chair Bill Kovacic delivered a frank assessment of the four leading presidential candidates’ antitrust stances at a program sponsored by the Heritage Foundation on...
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Antitrust Advocate
FTC Brushes Aside AG, Regulators to Attack Local Hospital Merger
December 17, 2015
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) continued its relentless focus on combinations in the healthcare industry last month when it filed an administrative complaint challenging a merger of two West Virginia hospitals, In the Matter of Cabell...
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