Carey S. Busen

Partner

Washington, D.C.
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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 to 2016)

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., 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
Advocacy in E-Discovery More Important Than Ever
By David Choi, Edward J. Jacobs
March 23, 2017
In this day and age, advocacy starts with competence in ESI issues. An effective advocate must be able to assess e-discovery needs and issues, implement appropriate preservation procedures, advise clients on options for storage and...
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Discovery Advocate
Judge Peck to Attorneys – Wake Up and Read Rule 34
By Edward J. Jacobs, Nichole L. Sterling
March 16, 2017
It has been more than a year since the update to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and Judge Peck is losing patience with litigators who do not follow the “no-longer-new 2015 Amendments.” Recently, in Fischer v. Forrest, he took...
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Antitrust Advocate
The Antitrust Points of View of Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch
February 21, 2017
Last March, we wrote a series of articles discussing Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s antitrust legacy on the Supreme Court. We noted Scalia’s admitted discomfort with the Sherman Act, specifically with holding corporate defendants...
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Antitrust Advocate
What to Expect From FTC during Trump Administration: New Leader Illuminates
February 16, 2017
On Jan. 25, President Trump named Maureen Ohlhausen as the Federal Trade Commission’s acting chairwoman. A recent speech by Ohlhausen, who has served as a commissioner for the FTC since 2012, shed some light on the role the FTC may have...
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Antitrust Advocate
Carl Hittinger Examines American Monopolists through the Lens of History, Politics
February 2, 2017
Partner Carl Hittinger has authored a series of articles for The Legal Intelligencer that explores the history of select American monopolists by posing two fundamental questions: Why have some monopolists succeeded in gaining, maintaining...
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