Jenner & Block

Mr. Van Horn litigates matters and counsels clients in competition law, intellectual property and technology disputes, government procurement, and complex financial transactions.  His practice spans state and federal courts throughout the country, in which he represents primarily publicly traded companies in high-stakes commercial disputes.  Many of Mr. Van Horn’s recent cases involve representing foreign clients and international conflict-of-law issues.

Mr. Van Horn focuses his practice on competition law matters, particularly concerning the intersection of competition law and intellectual property.  He counsels foreign and domestic clients on a range of antitrust topics and across numerous industries, including consumer electronics, healthcare, industrial chemicals, construction, textiles, medical equipment, municipal airports, automotive, social media, dairy products, egg products and intermodal shipping services.  He also represents clients in connection with antitrust regulatory issues, including pre-merger review, at the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission.  Mr. Van Horn contributes frequently to discussions on legal developments in the antitrust field.  He is the co-author of the ABA Intellectual Property Law Section’s Antitrust Issues in Intellectual Property Law (2015) and co-wrote a chapter in the ABA Antitrust Section’s Antitrust Handbook.  He is also a member of the ABA Antitrust Section’s Intellectual Property Committee, and regularly publishes articles and makes presentations in the antitrust area.

Mr. Van Horn’s pro bono practice includes representing criminal defendants before the Illinois state and federal courts.  Prior to joining Jenner & Block, Mr. Van Horn interned for the United States Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of New York.  He earned his law degree from New York University School of Law in 2008, where he served as an executive editor of the NYU Journal of Legislation and Public Policy and was champion of the 2008 Orison S. Marden Moot Court Competition.