Civil Action No. 15-2115 (EGS).

190 F.Supp.3d 100 (2016)

FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and The District of Columbia, Plaintiffs, v. STAPLES, INC. and Office Depot, Inc., Defendants.

United States District Court, District of Columbia.

Filed May 17, 2016.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Tara L. Reinhart , Alexis Gilman , Dominic Vote , Krisha A. Cerilli , Ryan Quillian , Amanda Lewis , Ashley Masters , Benjamin Gris , Charles A. Loughlin , David E. Owyang , Haidee L. Schwartz , Helder Agostinho , Joseph Neely , Joshua Smith , Kelly A. Horne , Kevin Hahm , Kimberley G. Biagioli , Maria M. Dimoscato , Markus H. Meier , Meghan Ioriarmi , Noah Pinegar , Peter Colwell , Robert E. Zuver, Jr. , Rohan Pai , Stelios S. Xenakis , Stephanie Greco , Stephen W. Rodger , Angel Prado , Deborah L. Feinstein , Kristian Sjoberg Rogers , Thomas Hankins Brock , Joshua M. Goodman , Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Competition, Merger II , Bennett C. Rushkoff , Catherine Anne Jackson , Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia, Washington, DC, Norman Wesley Marden, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General, Harrisburg, PA, for Plaintiffs.

Andrew L. Goldman , Goldman Ismail Tomaselli Brennan & Baum LLP, Chicago, IL, Diane P. Sullivan , Adam S. Tolin , Allison M. Brown , Weil Gotshal & Manges, LLP, Princeton, NJ, Jonathan Cheng , Brianne L. Kucerik , Christopher D. Barraza , Christopher M. Pepe , Gary A. Coad , Jeffrey H. Perry , Megan Anne Granger , Megan H. Wantland , Rishi Satia , Robert T. Vlasis , Steven K. Bernstein , Carrie Mahan , Holly Elizabeth Loiseau , Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, Ronald F. Wick , Cozen O'Connor , Andrew McHie Lacy , Gabriel Rottman , John Lawrence Goheen, III , Matthew James Reilly , Nathaniel Preston Miller , Peter C. Herrick , Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett LLP, Washington, DC, Eric S. Hochstadt , Jacob B. Ebin , Joseph Adamson , Joy M. Dineo , Theodore E. Tsekerides , Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, John J. Sullivan , Michael Birney De Leeuw , Tamar S. Wise , Cozen O'Connor , Andrea B. Levine , Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett LLP, New York, NY, John O'Connor , Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, Dallas, TX, Patrick O. O'Toole , Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, Boston, MA, Jonathan Yakov Mincer , Jason M. Bussey , Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, Palo Alto, CA, Brian C. Spahn , Godfrey & Kahn, SC, Milwaukee, WI, Eric J. Wilson , Mark W. Hancock , Wendy Katharine Arends , Godfrey & Kahn, S.C., Madison, WI, Evan I. Cohen , Finn Dixon & Herring LLP, Stamford, CT, for Defendants.


I. Introduction

Drawing an analogy to the fate of penguins whose destinies appear doomed in the face of uncertain environmental changes, Defendant. Staples Inc. ("Staples") and Defendant Office Depot, Inc. ("Office Depot") (collectively...


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