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Antitrust - District of Columbia
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BILL BLUMENTHAL, a former General Counsel of the Federal Trade Commission, advises clients across a range of industries on all aspects of antitrust law, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, horizontal and vertical restraints, monopolization, predatory pricing and distribution agreements. He also counsels on consumer protection issues such as privacy, identity theft, financial practices, and advertising and marketing practices.
Bill has more than four decades of experience in the fields of antitrust and consumer protection. Most of his experience has been in private practice, but from 2005 to 2009 he took time off for public service.
In private practice, his engagements have involved evaluation and advice, regulatory filings, civil and criminal investigations, advocacy before federal and state enforcement agencies (most frequently the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission), coordination with foreign counsel, negotiation and entry of consent orders, and federal court litigation.