- Daniel Mogin
- Jodie Williams
- Peter Choi
- Joy Sidhwa
- Kristy Greenberg
- Gina Kim
- Niklas Hunter – Economist (In Memorium)
DANIEL J. MOGIN (Managing Shareholder) received his B.A. (Economics) from Indiana University (1976) and his J.D. from the University of San Diego (1980). Mr. Mogin was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1980. He is also admitted in The Supreme Court of the United States, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth, Seventh and Second Circuits and the United States District Courts for the Southern, Central and Northern Districts of California.
Mr. Mogin’s practice concentrates on antitrust, unfair competition and complex business litigation. He has been selected as lead or liaison counsel in numerous cases and has also frequently served on Steering and Executive committees charged with overall responsibility for direction of complex Multi-District Litigation and Judicial Council Coordination Proceedings. He has participated in some of the largest antitrust class actions in the United States. Mr. Mogin is frequently invited to participate in these cases by other law firms and often consults with law firms engaged in antitrust cases. He has also provided expert testimony in cases and before the California State Senate Judiciary Committee.
Dan Mogin served as a Lawyer Representative for the United States District Court for the Southern District of California to the Ninth Circuit Conference. Mogin is a past Chair of the Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law Section of the California State Bar (2002-2003). He taught antitrust law for ten years as an Adjunct Professor at the University of San Diego. Dan is an emeritus member of the Advisory Board of the American Antitrust Institute, serving on the AAI’s Litigation, Intellectual Property, Illinois Brick and Energy Committees and contributed to its Report to the Antitrust Modernization Committee (2007) and its Antitrust Presidential Transition Report (2008).
Mr. Mogin was Editor-in-Chief and an author of California Antitrust & Unfair Competition Law (Third), published by the Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law Section of the California State Bar. He has contributed to a number of other legal treatises, including Cohelan, California Class Actions and Roddy, RICO in Business and Commercial Litigation. He is also the author of articles on litigation and antitrust issues including “The Consumer Impact Of Illinois Brick, A Short Analysis” (1999); “Antitrust, Competition and Democracy: Adam Smith Was Right (1998); “The Microsoft Media ‘Debate’: Decide Based on Evidence and the Law, Not Economic Dogma” (1998); “California’s New Uniform Class Action Procedures (2002); “Litigating Lesson from the Savings & Loan Crisis” (2008); “Economic Recovery: Lesson from Antitrust History” (2009); Pay for Delay (2009) and ‘Pay for delay’ cases illustrate struggle between competition vs. regulation policies (2009). He has been a panelist and lecturer for numerous organizations on complex litigation, antitrust, unfair competition, mergers and acquisitions and civil procedure.
Mr. Mogin has been selected as a “Super Lawyer” for Antitrust Litigation and has been repeatedly chosen as one of San Diego’s “Top Attorneys”. He has been referred to in the national media and legal journals including American Lawyer, SF Recorder, LA Daily Journal, SD Daily Transcript, Wall Street Journal, NY Times, LA Times, Washington Post, CNN, CBS, NBC, Forbes, Barron’s, FTC Watch, The O’Reilly Factor and Stein, A License to Steal: The Untold Story of Michael Milken and the Conspiracy to Bilk the Nation (Simon & Schuster 1992).
Jodie Williams’ litigation practice focuses on antitrust, unfair competition, consumer protection and complex business litigation in federal and state court. Prior to joining The Mogin Law Firm, P.C., Ms. Williams worked as an associate with a prominent Southern California law firm focusing on complex business litigation. She represented clients before the Orange County, Los Angeles, and San Diego Superior Courts as well as in the Southern District of California.
Ms. Williams was also a Staff Attorney with the Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Competition, from 2006 to 2011. There, she investigated and litigated mergers, acquisitions and anticompetitive practices in a wide array of industries, with an emphasis in the oil and gas industry. Some of her investigations included acquisitions involving petroleum products pipelines, bulk petroleum products storage terminals, transportation and storage of natural gas, national travel centers, and the sale of home improvement products. Ms. Williams also investigated oil and gas industry pricing practices at the request of Congress. Representative matters include In the Matter of Pilot Corporation, et al. (FTC 2010); In the Matter of CRH plc et al. (FTC 2009); and FTC v. Paul L. Foster, et al. (D.N.M. 2007; FTC 2007).
Ms. Williams has been invited to speak on antitrust issues and has been published on antitrust issues as well. Most recently, she was a panelist for the webinar entitled “Identifying and Analyzing Antitrust Red Flags in Business Transactions”. Ms. Williams co-authored the article entitled “Should Federal Antitrust Standing Rules Apply to State Antitrust Indirect Claims? Plaintiff Perspective: The Misapplication of Associated General Contractors to Cartwright Act Claims” with Kristen Anderson, Partner at Scott & Scott, LLP, which was published in Competition, The Journal of the Antitrust & Unfair Competition Law Section of the State Bar of California. (article available here)
Ms. Williams is an active member of the California Bar Association and the American Bar Association, and regularly contributes to the ABA Section of Antitrust Law Annual Review of Antitrust Law Developments. Ms. Williams earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the University of Arizona in 2003, with honors. She obtained her Juris Doctor degree from California Western School of Law in 2006. She is admitted to practice in California and Arizona.
Mr. Choi’s practice concentrates on litigation in the areas of antitrust and unfair competition. Prior to joining The Mogin Law Firm, P.C., Mr. Choi interned at the California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General, Public Rights Division, Antitrust Section. There, he investigated mergers, acquisitions, and anticompetitive practices in several industries, focusing on the pharmaceutical industry. Mr. Choi has also worked for a prominent Southern California boutique antitrust firm and, prior to attending law school, worked as a legal assistant for one of California’s largest plaintiff construction defect litigation firms.
Mr. Choi earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2010. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 2015, where he served as the Executive Internal Editor for the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly and the President of the Korean-American Law Student Association. He is admitted to practice in California.
Ms. Sidhwa’s practice concentrates on antitrust and other complex litigation for The Mogin Law Firm, and leads our document discovery team. Prior to joining The Mogin Law Firm, P.C., Joy has worked with prominent law firms, providing expertise in electronic discovery and trial preparation, including the supervision and training of document review associates and conducting top-tier quality control reviews. She also has experience in representing employers and insurers in the areas of workers’ compensation, subrogation, and employment law, where she obtained favorable settlements and resolved numerous cases on behalf of her clients.
Joy recognizes the importance of giving back to the community and often mentors newly-admitted attorneys as they enter the legal profession. In addition, she received the Pan Asian Lawyers of San Diego’s President’s Award for Outstanding Service in 2009 and 2010 for serving on the Board of Directors and participating in various community services.
Ms. Sidhwa earned her Bachelor of Science degree with dual concentrations in Biological Psychology and English Literature from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 1996. She obtained her Juris Doctor degree from California Western School of Law in 2006, where she received an Academic Achievement Award for her in-house internship at Sharp HealthCare and served as the Vice President of APALSA. She is admitted to practice in California.
Kristy Greenberg, Senior Attorney
Kristy Greenberg concentrates on antitrust, intellectual property, securities, and general business litigation. Ms. Greenberg received her J.D. from the University of San Diego where she was comment editor for the San Diego International Law Journal and a member of the Pro Bono Law Society. Kristy received her B.A. in English (cum laude) from the University of San Diego in 2000. Before joining The Mogin Law Firm, P.C. she first worked for one of the premier securities defense firms on the West Coast, and later one of California’s top commercial litigation firms where she defended commercial and environmental claims. Ms. Greenberg is also experienced in managing large electronic document review projects where she has supervised numerous attorneys.
Gina Kim, Attorney
Ms. Kim’s practice focuses on litigation in the areas of antitrust, securities, and intellectual property, specializing in all forms of discovery. She has litigated multi-district class actions in the technology, internet commerce, and pharmaceutical sectors as well as regulatory investigations by the Department of Justice. Prior to joining The Mogin Law Firm, P.C., Ms. Kim was a staff attorney with a leading New York-based plaintiff securities litigation firm where she concentrated her practice on written and oral discovery.
Ms. Kim is an active member of the California State Bar, is a member of the Board of the Princeton Club of San Diego, and is a Mensan. She earned her Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Princeton University.
On July 23, 2013, we lost our friend and colleague, Nik Hunter. He had worked with us for many years and will be missed.
Dr. Niklas A. Hunter, Ph.D. worked as the firm’s in-house economist, assisting with antitrust and other complex litigation. Dr. Hunter received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara where his primary fields of study were Industrial Organization and Econometrics. His dissertation was entitled The Market Definition Paradigm and his research experience included a wide range of economic issues related to antitrust, competition and damages.
Nik was also an Adjunct Professor at the Smith School of Business and Economics, California State University, teaching Money and Banking, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Economics for Managers. Dr. Hunter had previously been a Research Associate with Comanor Economics, Los Angeles where he handled numerous economic investigations.