When Start-ups Need Antitrust Counseling

    Competition Law for Startups                                                     May 2013 As I deal with law firms, technology companies and their investors, I am often asked what role an antitrust lawyer can usefully play for startups having a limited budget and no in-house legal function.  As founder of Compton Antitrust Law Office (“CALO”), here are my responses to the questions most…read more →

Super Lawyers 2018

Happy to report that I was named again to the 2018 “Northern California Super Lawyers®” list. This list is compiled by Law & Politics and will be published in San Francisco Magazine, Northern California Super Lawyers®, August 2018 issue. The Super Lawyers list includes the top five percent of attorneys in Northern California and is based on peer nomination and…read more →

CALO Billing Philosophy

No charge for telephone calls.  No charge for routine copying.  No charge for other people on the call.  No charge for travel unless working for you.  No surprises.

U.S. Education: A Build vs. Buy Decision?

Everyone, even in these politically paralyzed times, seems to agree that the U.S. is woefully behind many developed nations in the math and science performance of our students.  Both presidential candidates bemoan our students’ slippage to the lower tiers of the global education ladder, and insist that nothing less than America’s future as a world power is at stake when…read more →