Provided by Darren Tucker
Darren Tucker focuses on merger and non-merger antitrust investigations in the technology, energy, and pharmaceutical sectors. Darren draws on both his experience as a former Federal Trade Commission attorney and his nearly 20 years in private practice to provide valuable insights to clients regarding competition enforcement and policy issues. He advises clients on a range of pricing and distribution issues; helps clients close mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures worth tens of billions of dollars annually; and works on some of the most hot-button antitrust issues, including multi-sided platform markets, ESG/sustainability issues, and energy transition. Chambers USA says that Darren “is commended for his merger and conduct investigation work on behalf of technology companies. He also provides astute compliance counseling.”
In addition to representing clients before the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission, Darren has extensive experience on merger and dominance investigations outside the U.S., having counseled clients on antitrust matters in Europe, Asia, the Americas, and Australia. All major legal credentialing organizations, including Chambers, Global Competition Review, and Legal 500, recognize Darren as a leading antitrust practitioner.
Darren regularly speaks and writes on antitrust issues relevant to technology, energy, and life science companies, as well as on competition agency practice and procedure. He served as the Editorial Chair of the eighth edition of Antitrust Law Developments, the leading antitrust treatise for practitioners. He also served as Editorial Chair and an Editorial Advisory Board Member for two leading antitrust periodicals. He has taught an advanced antitrust seminar as an adjunct professor at Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University. He has been part of the leadership of the American Bar Association’s Section of Antitrust Law for over a decade, where he currently serves as an Officer.
Admitted to practice - District of Columbia, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, Circuit U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, U.S. Supreme Court
ABA Section of Antitrust Law, Council member
University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1998
The College of William and Mary, B.A., 1995