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Antitrust - District of Columbia
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Antitrust - USA - Nationwide
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Dave Gelfand is one of the country’s leading antitrust lawyers; his practice spans merger review, civil litigation, and criminal investigations.
Dave has handled matters across a wide range of industries including oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, steel, aluminum, retailing, consumer products, software, internet services, transportation, electronic exchanges, and media. His clients value his breadth of knowledge and experience, his focus on getting results that align with business objectives, and his practical advice on difficult issues and situations.
He joined Cleary in 1991 and has concentrated on antitrust work for the past 25 years. He became a partner of the firm in 1997 and was resident in our Brussels office from 2001 to 2004.
From 2013 to 2016, Dave was the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Litigation in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. In that role, he oversaw antitrust litigation at the Justice Department and was involved in several major matters.
J.D., summa cum laude, Georgetown University Law Center (1987); B.S., magna cum laude, University of Pennsylvania (1981).
Member, Maryland and District of Columbia Bars.
Frequent speaker at industry conferences and academic seminars.