Wiggin and Dana Partner Receives Medal of Excellence Award

October 29, 2015

Wiggin and Dana Partner Robert Langer received the Medal of Excellence Award from The University of Connecticut Law School Alumni Association. Hillary Greene, an Antitrust professor at UCONN Law School, introduced Mr. Langer at the award's reception.


New Haven – Wiggin and Dana is pleased to announce that Antitrust Partner Robert M. Langer was presented with the Medal of Excellence Award at The University of Connecticut Law School Alumni Association's Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner last night. Mr. Langer is only the 11th recipient to receive this prestigious award throughout its 40-year history.

"We are extremely proud of Bob Langer on receiving this prestigious award," comments Paul Hughes, Wiggin and Dana's Managing Partner. "Bob has contributed to the profession in innumerable ways over the course of his career, as assistant attorney general, lecturer, writer, law firm leader and teacher. The fact that the University of Connecticut Law School has chosen to honor Bob with the Medal of Excellence Award is no surprise to those who know him. We congratulate Bob on his tremendous accomplishment."

Bob, a 1973 graduate of The University of Connecticut School of Law, is a partner in Wiggin and Dana's Litigation Department and is co-chair of the firm's Antitrust and Consumer Protection Practice Group. He is involved in all aspects of antitrust, consumer protection and trade regulation counseling and litigation, including class actions, representing clients in both federal and state courts, and before the Federal Trade Commission, the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice and offices of state attorneys general throughout the United States.

Before joining Wiggin and Dana in 1994, Langer was the assistant attorney general in charge of the Antitrust and Consumer Protection Department of the Office of the Connecticut Attorney General and served as Chair of the National Association of Attorneys General Multistate Antitrust Task Force from 1990 to 1992. He has participated in more than 20 cases in the Connecticut Supreme Court and the Connecticut Appellate Court involving interpretation of the Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act and the Connecticut Antitrust Act, as well as numerous landmark antitrust cases in the U.S. Supreme Court. He has written more than 60 articles on a variety of antitrust, consumer protection, constitutional law and health care topics, spoken on many hundreds of occasions on such topics throughout the country, and is the co-author of "Unfair Trade Practices, Business Torts and Antitrust," Vol. 12 of the Conn. Practice Series. He currently serves as Chair of the Janet D. Steiger Fellowship Project of the ABA Section of Antitrust Law and is an adjunct professor of law at UConn School of Law.

To read more about Mr. Langer, please click here. For more information about Wiggin and Dana's Antitrust and Consumer Protection Practice Group, please click here.