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Steven Cernak

Steven Cernak

Bona Law PC
  • Antitrust Law, Appeals & Appellate, Business Law
  • Michigan
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Summary

More than 30 years of antitrust counseling experience, first as lead competition lawyer at General Motors and nearly ten years at leading firms. Distribution and trade association counseling specialities along with HSR filings. Long-time ABA Antitrust Section leader and adjunct prof at two schools.

Education
University of Michigan Law School
J.D. (1989)
Honors: Cum Laude
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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
M.A. (1989)
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A.B. (1986)
Honors: With high honors and distinction
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Professional Experience
Bona Law PC
Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
The Enduring Rationale for “Limits of Antitrust”
AntitrustConnect Blog
Robinson-Patman Suits Against 5-Hour Energy Maker Provide Lessons for Other Suppliers
AntitrustConnect Blog
Maybe History Can Provide Useful Perspective
AntitrustConnect Blog
Speaking Engagements
Protecting Brand & Distributor Investment on the Internet, Spring Meeting, Washington, D.C.
ABA Antitrust Section
Antitrust Masters Course IX, Cambridge, MD
American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law
Oct. 18-19, 2018
Monthly Antitrust Update Program for In-House Counsel, Corporate Counseling Committee
American Bar Association, Antitrust Law Section
ABA Section of Antitrust Law March 2019 – Social Media (Panelist), AT/CP Podcast
American Bar Association, Antitrust Law Section
Revisiting 'The Limits of Antitrust (Panelist), Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century
Federal Trade Commission
Antitrust & Competition Law Strategies: Protecting your Brand (Panelist), Luxury Law New York Summit, New York, NY
Awards
John W. Cummiskey Award Winner (Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year)
State Bar of Michigan
Professional Associations
American Bar Association, Section of Antitrust Law
Marketing Officer
Current
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State Bar of Michigan, Antitrust, Franchising & Trade Regulation Section
Member
Current
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U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Antitrust Council, International Competition Policy Working Group
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Michigan
State Bar of Michigan
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Practice Areas
    Antitrust Law
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Steven Cernak's Website Profile
Website
Bona Law PC Website
Blog
The Antitrust Attorney Blog
Blog
Titles and Deeds
Contact & Map
Bona Law PC
Detroit Office
28175 Haggerty Rd
Novi, MI 48377
Telephone: (248) 994-2221