Harvard Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 1993; Editor, Harvard Law Review, 1992-93
Duke University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1990, Phi Beta Kappa
Lawrence Moore has experience in a variety of civil litigation, including numerous high-profile antitrust class actions ranging from nationwide price-fixing actions to amateur athletics and an alleged no-poach agreement. He has represented clients in merger and criminal investigations conducted by the Federal Trade Commission and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice. Lawrence routinely advises clients on antitrust compliance, including distribution and marketing issues; the intersection between antitrust and intellectual property, such as involvement in standard-setting bodies and related patent licensing issues; pricing issues like resale price maintenance and price discrimination; dealing with international antitrust law; and providing compliance training. Lawrence is ranked Band 1 for antitrust by Chambers and Partners USA, where he has been described as "a seasoned antitrust attorney who is incredibly bright and knowledgeable."
Lawrence has also successfully represented patent and copyright holders in infringement actions in federal court and in licensing negotiations. He has trial and appellate experience in commercial and corporate control disputes, and has taught continuing legal education seminars on antitrust, complex business litigation, and electronic document preservation and production.
Honors & Awards
- Chambers USA, antitrust, 2014-23
- The Best Lawyers in America, antitrust, litigation - intellectual property, 2010-24; Charlotte Antitrust Law Lawyer of the Year, 2014, 2021, 2023
- Business North Carolina, Legal Elite, antitrust, 2008-23
- North Carolina Super Lawyers, antitrust litigation, 2013-23
- Martindale-Hubbell, AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated
- Law Clerk, The Honorable Ed Carnes, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 1993-94
Represents the Southeastern Conference in a national antitrust MDL putative class action filed by current and former student-athletes challenging the validity of NCAA rules related to name, image and likeness, and claiming a right to be paid for playing in televised games, in In re College Athlete NIL Litigation (N.D. Cal.).
Represented the Southeastern Conference in defending a national antitrust MDL class action challenging the validity of NCAA scholarship rules, in In re NCAA Grant-in-Aid Cap Antitrust Litigation (N.D. Cal.).
Represented defendants in national antitrust MDL class action cases In re Grant in Aid Litigation (N.D. Cal.), In re: Domestic Drywall Antitrust Litigation (E.D. Pa.), In re: Cast Iron Soil Pipe and Fittings Antitrust Litigation (E.D. Tenn.), and Seaman v. Duke University, et al.
Represented state bar and bar examiner amicus curiae in an antitrust case in the U.S. Supreme Court in The North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v. Federal Trade Commission, No. 13-534.
Won summary judgment and subsequent appeal in a multimillion-dollar dispute over the ownership of an antitrust claim.
Won a multimillion-dollar arbitration award for a regional convenience store chain in a supply agreement dispute against a global oil company.
Represented three subsidiaries of General Electric Company in a successful defense of patent infringement litigation brought by Volumetrics Medical Imaging, LLC in the Middle District of North Carolina, related to ultrasound processing of medical images.
Secured one of the first injunctions against the practice of using a competitor’s trademark as a sponsored link on internet search engines.
Won a Federal Circuit appeal reversing a summary judgment award in a patent infringement case.
Represented a medical malpractice defendant in appeal in state court that resulted in reversal of the Court of Appeals' decision, ultimately leading to sanctions against plaintiff's counsel for improper closing argument.
Obtained an injunction against a patent infringement related to the production of microchips.
Successfully defended a contested multibillion-dollar merger on behalf of a national bank in litigation in state and federal court.
News & Events
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- Robinson Bradshaw Secures Fifth Amendment Pro Bono Win at U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal CircuitJune 29, 2023
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- Aug. 15, 2018
- Robinson Bradshaw Guides Fresenius Through Antitrust Review of Two Transactions Totaling $2.3 BillionJuly 9, 2018
- May 31, 2018
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- Eight Named “Lawyer of the Year”Aug. 16, 2017
- May 31, 2017
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- Eight Attorneys Named "Lawyer of the Year"Aug. 15, 2016
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- Aug. 18, 2015
- Robert W. Fuller Quoted in Law360 Article "Broadcasters Escape NCAA Athletes' Publicity Rights Suit"June 4, 2015
- May 28, 2015
- Jan. 21, 2015
- Eighteen Robinson Bradshaw Attorneys Named to North Carolina’s 2015 Legal Elite, Legal Elite Hall of FameJan. 8, 2015
- Firm Topped North Carolina Rankings in Eight Practice AreasAug. 19, 2014
- May 23, 2014
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- Eighteen Robinson Bradshaw Attorneys Included Among North Carolina’s 2014 ‘Legal Elite,’ ‘Legal Elite Hall of Fame’Jan. 6, 2014
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- Nineteen Robinson Bradshaw Attorneys Included Among North Carolina’s 2013 ‘Legal Elite,’ ‘Legal Elite Hall of Fame’Jan. 7, 2013
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- Eighteen Robinson Bradshaw Attorneys Included Among North Carolina’s 2012 ‘Legal Elite,’ ‘Legal Elite Hall of Fame’Jan. 4, 2012
- Sept. 1, 2011
- Twenty-One Robinson Bradshaw Attorneys Named Among North Carolina’s ‘Legal Elite,’ ‘Legal Elite Hall of Fame’Jan. 12, 2011
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- Twenty-Five Robinson Bradshaw Attorneys Named Among ‘Legal Elite,’ ‘Legal Elite Hall of Fame’ in North CarolinaJan. 26, 2010
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- North Carolina Bar Association, Antitrust and Complex Business Disputes Law Section, Chair, 2014
- Children’s Scholarship Fund-Charlotte, Board of Directors, 2014-18