Alston & Bird LLP

Antitrust Department

District of Columbia
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What the team is known for Growing practice offering expertise across merger review, compliance counseling and agency investigations. Further noted for capabilities in antitrust litigation, acting as both defense and plaintiffs' counsel. Represents clients in the sports, pharmaceuticals and technology sectors.

Strengths One peer notes that "the quality of their analysis and advice is top-notch."

Sources report: "It is a fantastic firm that approaches problems very practically."

Clients say: "They are smart, practical lawyers who perform well and are very focused on client service."

Work highlights Represented plaintiff Sky Caterers in a federal antitrust lawsuit in San Juan, Puerto Rico, brought against the operator of Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport and another caterer at the airport alleging conspiracy to monopolize the market for airport catering services. The firm secured a favorable settlement.

Notable practitioners


Adam Biegel
has significant expertise in antitrust litigation, capably acting as either plaintiff or defense counsel. He also appears before the DOJ and FTC in transactional clearance proceedings and investigations. A client says: "He is excellence personified; he has great insight and knowledge of antitrust issues and is attentive to client needs."


John Snyder
's antitrust practice is bolstered by over a decade of experience as a lawyer at the DOJ. He is well placed to represent clients in administrative proceedings. Sources endorse him as a "terrific, pragmatic practitioner."