Kelly OzurovichWatne


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Kelly Ozurovich Watne has experience litigating cases in a broad range of complex commercial matters, with an emphasis on antitrust and unfair competition litigation. She is experienced in representing international companies in complex civil litigation through trial, in both state and federal courts.

Kelly's recent experience includes defending the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) in international adversary proceedings, obtaining summary judgment for Marathon Petroleum in an antitrust class action, and defending an integrated health care system in an antitrust and unfair competition lawsuit brought by a competing provider. Kelly has also represented companies targeted by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC), including for claims of price-fixing in the computer components and capacitors industries.


  • RE/MAX enters into nationwide settlement resolving antitrust claimsJones Day's client RE/MAX, LLC entered into a nationwide settlement involving lawsuits related to commissions in residential real estate transactions.
  • Tesoro wins summary judgment dismissing two consolidated antitrust class actionsAs lead counsel of Tesoro Refining and Marketing Company, a subsidiary of Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Jones Day won summary judgment in two consolidated antitrust class actions in which gasoline stations and consumers sought a combined $72 billion in treble damages.
  • ICANN obtains favorable judgment in lawsuit brought by DotConnectAfricaJones Day successfully defended ICANN (INTERNET CORP. FOR ASSIGNED NAMES & NUMBERS) against a lawsuit filed by DotConnectAfrica Trust (DCA) after ICANN denied its application for the top-level domain name ".AFRICA" for failure to demonstrate the necessary level of government endorsements.
  • STERIS acquires Cantel Medical for $3.6 billionJones Day advised STERIS plc in its acquisition of Cantel Medical Corp, a global provider of infection prevention products and services primarily to endoscopy and dental customers, for $3.6 billion.
  • Presbyterian wins Tenth Circuit affirmation of favorable summary judgment in antitrust lawsuitJones Day successfully defended Presbyterian Healthcare Services in antitrust litigation based on allegations that Presbyterian had violated federal and state antitrust laws by monopolizing the private health insurance market and by attempting to monopolize the comprehensive oncology services market.
  • Specialty engineered woods manufacturer reaches settlement in trade secret and supply agreement disputeJones Day represented an industry leader in the manufacture of specialty engineered wood products in a lawsuit against a supplier involving allegations of misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of contract, tortious interference, and unfair competition.
  • HD Supply acquired by The Home Depot, Inc. for $8.8 billionJones Day advised HD Supply, Inc. ("HDS") in its $8.8 billion acquisition by The Home Depot, Inc. ("Home Depot").
  • STERIS acquires Key Surgical for approximately $850 millionJones Day advised STERIS plc (NYSE: STE) in the $850 million acquisition of Key Surgical, a leading global provider of sterile processing, operating room, and endoscopy products, and a portfolio company of Water Street Healthcare Partners, LLC.
  • HD Supply sold its Construction & Industrial--White Cap business segment for $4 billion to an affiliate of Clayton, Dubilier & RiceJones Day advised HD Supply Holdings, Inc. in the $4 billion sale of its Construction & Industrial--White Cap business (also known as "White Cap"), a leading distributor of specialty concrete and construction products and services in North America serving professional contractors, to an affiliate of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice.
  • ICANN challenges its award of .WEB top-level domain in Independent Review ProcessJones Day represented ICANN in an Independent Review Process (IRP) under the ICDR Rules and ICANN’s Supplementary Rules and Bylaws, relating to its conduct of an ICANN-administered auction and subsequent award of the .WEB top-level domain to New Dotco LLC (NDC) for $135 million.
  • Petro Source defends toxic tort cases related to sale of virgin mineral spirits to Safety-KleenJones Day is defending Petro Source Investments Inc. in 20 toxic tort cases coordinated in Los Angeles.