Antitrust

Antitrust

Attorneys in Fox Rothschild’s Antitrust Practice Group have deep experience in litigating antitrust claims in the state and federal courts, representing parties in antitrust matters before regulatory agencies and counseling clients on the antitrust concerns that arise in mergers and acquisitions and other transactions. Our experience spans a wide range of industries, including aviation, chemicals, consumer products, airlines, cosmetics, electronics, health care, pharmaceuticals, professional sports, publishing and telecommunications.

Antitrust Litigation

Our team litigates antitrust cases and defends complex multidistrict class actions. We work aggressively to resolve disputes involving allegations of price fixing, misappropriation of intellectually property rights (including patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets) and unfair competition and trade claims under federal and state law. Our experience includes significant litigation in the airline and health care industries.

Among the clients our attorneys have represented are: American Airlines, R.H. Macy & Co., Simon & Schuster and United Healthcare. Read more about our results.

Federal Trade Commission Proceedings
We represent parties before the FTC in price-fixing claims, collective negotiations with payors and in matters relating to proposed mergers.

Pricing Programs and Counseling

We offer preventative audits and compliance programs and regularly counsel clients on antitrust risks and compliance in connection with potential transactions, business and distribution arrangements, pricing practices and other conduct. Our attorneys tailor customized presentations to clients’ sales forces on antitrust compliance at national sales meetings.

Mergers and Acquisitions

We represent buyers, sellers, targets and financial institutions involved in mergers, acquisitions and other transactions. Our attorneys provide strategic advice on structuring and negotiating a transaction to minimize the risk of an antitrust challenge. We assist with analyzing prospective target companies and, when necessary, litigate challenges to combinations. Among the business our attorneys have provided M&A antitrust counseling to are: Bed Bath & Beyond, CBS, United Health Group. Read more about our experience in transaction-specific antitrust counseling.

Health Care Antitrust

Fox attorneys have a particular fluency in the unique antitrust issues that can arise in health care affiliations involving for-profit and nonprofit entities, including mergers, acquisitions, reorganization and joint ventures. Our experience includes advising on joint ventures between insurers and providers, as well as exclusivity agreements.