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Lange, Marvin R.
Marvin R. Lange
Senior Counsel
P: +1.212.508.6108
F: +1.212.938.3808

Christine Lee


Marvin Lange’s practice focuses on the resolution of complex commercial disputes. He represents clients in both state and federal court in arbitration and mediation cases arising out of business and financial disputes. Marvin has experience litigating claims for breach of contract and business torts and claims based on federal and state statutes such as the antitrust, bankruptcy and securities laws, Racketer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), and the New York Labor Law. Additionally, he litigates individual and class actions.

Many of Marvin's cases include aspects of foreign law or procedure. He represents foreign clients, conducts international discovery, coordinates multi-jurisdictional litigation with foreign counsel, pursues recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments, and takes domestic discovery for use in foreign proceedings.

Marvin also has experience in the area of antitrust law. He represents plaintiffs and defendants throughout the country in cases of alleged monopolization, price-fixing, tying and challenging the legality of mergers. He advises clients in a multitude of industries concerning compliance with all aspects of antitrust and related laws and provides legal counsel concerning compliance programs, antitrust audits and minimization of antitrust risks. Marvin has made numerous Hart-Scott-Rodino Premerger Notification filings to the Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice.

Representative Matters

Represented an Asian bank in contract litigation in New York that entailed discovery abroad. Participated in alternative dispute resolution procedure, leading to ultimate settlement.

Represented a national department store chain as plaintiff in a lengthy price-fixing litigation in Cleveland. Participated in alternative dispute resolution procedure, leading to ultimate settlement.

Represented a foreign bank in federal court litigation in New York in connection with alleged theft of more than $200 million by its president. Secured preliminary injunction against defendants' dissipation of assets. Worked extensively with co-counsel in Europe and South America.

Represented a national computer manufacturer in a series of federal court litigations brought by independent dealers throughout the United States, alleging a variety of antitrust violations as well as common law causes of action. Achieved summary judgment dismissing one complaint, and preliminary injunction against dealer's copying of software in another.

Represented a high-ranking executive of a national corrugated container company in connection with grand jury proceedings and at trial in Houston in which he was acquitted.

Represented a national manager of classical recording artists in a monopolization case brought by a competitor, leading to ultimate dismissal. Arranged and participated in European depositions.

Obtained summary judgment dismissing a state court complaint against a real estate developer challenging its conduct under brokerage contracts.

Obtained summary judgment dismissing federal court complaint against employers in ERISA action brought by trustee of pension fund.

On behalf of an employment agency, obtained preliminary injunction against misappropriation of trade secrets in customer lists by competitor agency formed by former employee.


J.D., magna cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1971
B.A., cum laude, Queens College, 1968

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia
New York

Court Admissions

U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 2nd and 6th Circuits
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
U.S. Supreme Court


American Bar Association, Litigation and Antitrust Sections
Association of the Bar of the City of New York


Editor, Harvard Law Review, 1969-1971