Stephen A. Fraser - Associate

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Biography

Stephen A. Fraser is an associate at Williams Montgomery & John Ltd., where his practice focuses on complex civil litigation, including commercial litigation and other matters.  Mr. Fraser joined the Firm in 2018.

Mr. Fraser previously practiced antitrust law in the Washington, D.C. offices of an international law firm.  Mr. Fraser’s antitrust practice focused on civil claims arising under the Sherman Act and the antitrust, consumer protection, and unjust enrichment laws of various U.S. states and territories.  These claims, among other things, challenged pharmaceutical manufacturers’ changes to drug formulations and settlements of pharmaceutical patent litigation under FTC v. Actavis, Inc., 133 S. Ct. 2223 (2013).  Mr. Fraser helped to brief motions to dismiss and motions for summary judgment, among other motions, and worked on appeals before the Second and Third Circuits.    

Mr. Fraser’s prior practice also included the defense of proposed mergers and transactions under the Hart-Scott Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act.    

Mr. Fraser has also operated his own crowdfunding startup that helped to fund community-based projects.

Education/Bar Admissions

Mr. Fraser received a B.S.F.S. (Foreign Service) summa cum laude from Georgetown University in 2006.  He received a J.D. with Honors from the University of Texas School of Law in 2012.  While in law school, Mr. Fraser was the Online Content Editor of the Texas Law Review and received the Outstanding Editor Award for his work on the Law Review.  In 2010, Mr. Fraser was a Law Clerk for the Orleans Public Defenders in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he represented indigent defendants.

Mr. Fraser is admitted to practice law in Illinois, New York, and Washington, D.C.

Publications

Placing the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act on the Tracks in the Race for Amnesty, 90 Texas L. Rev. 1009 (2012)