Lawyer profile for USA 2021
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Bruce McDonald represents energy, chemicals, transportation, and telecommunications companies in federal and state antitrust government investigations and enforcement actions, merger reviews, and antitrust private litigation. Bruce served as deputy assistant attorney general with the U.S. Department of Justice from 2003 to 2007 and is a partner in Jones Day’s Antitrust Practice in Houston and Washington. He is past chair of the State Bar of Texas’ Antitrust & Business Litigation Section and previously served as chair of the ABA Antitrust Section’s Transportation & Energy Committee and chairman of the Houston Bar Association’s Antitrust Section. Bruce has testified before committees of the U.S. Congress and speaks and writes frequently on antitrust law enforcement and policy. He graduated from The University of Texas School of Law and has taught antitrust and trade regulation as an adjunct professor. In 2019 he was named Houston Antitrust Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers. He is editor of PLI’s 2020 Antitrust Law Answer Book. Bruce is involved in community and pro bono matters that serve church, veterans, and family and youth organizations.