FTC Proceedings

Sanofi-Aventis U.S. LLC / Synthon Holding B.V.
Successfully convinced FTC to close its investigation of alleged violations of the Medicare Modernization Act regarding certain patent agreements involving Ambien CR without any enforcement action.

Defended a merger of two national organic food supermarkets that the FTC attempted to block. The ensuing litigation resulted in a favorable settlement for our client.

In the Matter of Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Corp. and ENH Medical Group
Represented a key third party witness resulting in FTC prevailing in its post-closing Section 7 challenge to a hospital merger and successfully obtaining prospective remedial relief regarding, among other things, payor negotiations.

In the Matter of Piedmont Health Alliance, Inc.
Represented a key third party witness resulting in FTC obtaining a consent order prohibiting, among other things, collective negotiations with payors.

In the Matter of North Texas Specialty Physicians
Represented a key third party witness resulting in FTC successfully prevailing in its Section 5 horizontal price-fixing claims against respondents and obtaining a consent order prohibiting, among other things, collective negotiations with payors.