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Dean Ringel is a member of Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP’s litigation and antitrust practice groups. Dean has extensive experience in antitrust, media law, financial litigation, intellectual property and appellate areas.
Dean has counseled or litigated in a variety of high-visibility antitrust matters, at the trial and appellate levels. He has led both class and individual antitrust defense litigation teams, and has served as national "settlement counsel" in antitrust class action litigations.
Dean has represented leading newspapers, news and business magazines, television networks and broadcasters in libel, privacy, reporter’s privilege and access matters in the state and federal trial and appellate courts and in the Supreme Court of the United States. Dean is named among New York's top ten Media & Entertainment/First Amendment litigation lawyers by Chambers USA.
Dean has also litigated intellectual property, employment discrimination and university tenure matters.
Dean has served as chair or co-chair of the Federal Courts Committee and the Antitrust Litigation Committee of the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section of the New York State Bar Association. He has served as a member of the Antitrust and Trade Regulation, Communications and Federal Legislation Committees of the New York City Bar Association. He served as President of the Defense Counsel Section, of the Media Law Resource Center.
He has lectured for the PLI on Section 2 of the Sherman Act and employment issues, and also at New York University and the Columbia School of Journalism on libel topics. He has authored articles addressing privacy law, libel law and electronic publications, and is a co-author of the MLRC Annual Survey of Second Circuit Libel Law.
For over a decade, Dean has served on the Board of Trustees of the Public Education Association and its successor, the Center for Educational Innovation — Public Education Association, groups devoted to advancing the interest of public schools.
Dean joined Cahill in 1972 upon completion of his clerkship and became a partner in 1979.