Washington, D.C., June 30, 2015 – Milton A. Marquis, a member of Cozen O’Connor’s State Attorneys General Practice, has recently been elected to the Board of Trustees for Case Western Reserve University. Milton focuses his practice on antitrust and consumer protection litigation. As a member of the nation’s leading State Attorneys General Practice, Milton has represented major companies on a wide range of antitrust and consumer protection investigations and litigations and legal and policy matters involving state attorneys general across the country, as well as the Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice.
“Milton is exceptionally distinguished in his field, and his achievements stem directly from his respective passions for his work,” Board Chairman Chuck Fowler said. “Milton has long ties to Case Western Reserve, and we look forward to his contributions to the board’s leadership.”
Members of the Case Western Reserve University Board of Trustees dedicate their time, expertise and resources to govern and advance the institution. Milton, a graduate of the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, joins a board whose membership totals just over 40 trustees.
Before entering private practice, Marquis served six years as a senior counsel with the U.S. Department of Justice, where he served as the Antitrust Division’s first liaison to state attorneys general. He also served eight years as an assistant attorney general in Massachusetts and Virginia. In 2003, Black Enterprise honored Marquis as one of “America’s Top Black lawyers,” and in 2007 he was named one of Washington, D.C.’s Super Lawyers by the international rating service known as Super Lawyers. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia in 1979, majoring in political science.
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