Ernest Vargo has significant experience defending domestic and foreign companies in antitrust litigation involving alleged price fixing and related cartel activities. He has also defended major companies in consumer and business class actions and other complex commercial litigation. Ernest brings a focused, accountable and results-oriented approach to his cases, and is trusted by clients for their most important matters. He has defended high-profile, high-exposure lawsuits of critical importance in various industries and is in high demand as a source of considered judgment for major clients.
Ernest chaired the firm's National Consumer Class Action Defense Team from its inception in 1998 until 2013, and currently serves on the firm's Policy Committee. He has achieved ranking in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and in The Best Lawyers in America© since 2008.