Thomas Mueller is chair of WilmerHale's Antitrust and Competition Practice Group. He joined the firm in 1992. Mr. Mueller's antitrust practice focuses on global cartel enforcement matters, as well as merger and other investigations with transatlantic implications. Having practiced both in Brussels and Washington, Mr. Mueller has insight into antitrust issues on both sides of the Atlantic and has helped steer clients through the difficulties and opportunities created by the closer cooperation between the US and EU authorities. Chambers describes him as "a figure of great stature within criminal and cartel investigation circles" and "a creative strategist, which makes him a perfect choice for this often complicated and rapidly moving area."
Dr. Weglein specializes in the application of economics and statistics to the analysis of liability issues and the quantification of damages in litigation settings. He has worked on several complex antitrust cases, as well as on cases that span a wide range of financial institutions and instruments. In the antitrust sphere, Dr. Weglein has supported damages experts on behalf of Microsoft in several consumer class actions in California, Arizona, Minnesota, Iowa, and Mississippi, as well as one competitor action by Novell. He also supported an expert in competitive strategy on behalf of Intel, in connection with litigations brought by AMD and the State of New York. In matters involving financial institutions and instruments, Dr. Weglein has worked on cases involving total return swaps, credit default swaps, interest rate swaps, private equity, asset management, securities lending, and mutual funds. He has also performed valuations of tangible and intangible assets in tax matters and fraudulent conveyance cases.