Konstantin Medvedovsky


Konstantin Medvedovsky


Washington, D.C. | 1900 K Street, NW, Washington, DC, United States of America 20006-1110
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Konstantin Medvedovsky focuses his practice on antitrust matters. Mr. Medvedovsky advises clients on competition issues related to M&A and joint ventures as well as represents clients in connection with governmental investigations and civil antitrust litigations. Mr. Medvedovsky has represented clients in the health care, retail, telecommunications, chemical, technology, software, insurance, and energy sectors.

Mr. Medvedovsky is credited with coining “hipster antitrust,” a phrase he used to describe appeals for a return to 1960s-era “big is bad” antitrust enforcement in a Twitter exchange with Joshua Wright, former member of the Federal Trade Commission. The hashtag #HipsterAntitrust was referenced in a U.S. Senate speech and has been covered in publications including WIRED and Global Competition Review.

Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Medvedovsky served as an antitrust and litigation associate at another international law firm. Before practicing law, he worked as a data analytics consultant.

  • Represented Ritchie Bros. in their $758M acquisition of IronPlanet, which created a leading heavy equipment auctioneer and cleared unconditionally following a DOJ 2nd Request.
  • Represented CVS Health in their $1.8B acquisition of Target’s pharmacy business, which created the largest U.S. pharmacy chain and cleared unconditionally following an FTC 2nd Request. 
  • Represented DSI Renal in their $640M acquisition by U.S. Renal Care, creating the third-largest dialysis provider in the country. 
  • Represented CVS Health in their $12.7B acquisition of Omnicare. 
  • Represented Siemens in the $1.3 billion sale of its health care IT business to Cerner.
  • Represented AT&T in its $67 billion acquisition of DirecTV.
  • Represented opt-out clients in In re Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) Antitrust Litigation. 
  • Represented industry-leading software firm in connection with federal and state investigations of allegations of anticompetitive contracting practices.

Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.

  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 2010, cum laude, Submissions and Symposium editor for the Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review
  • Bard College, B.S., 2006
  • New York
  • English
  • Russian
  • New York State Bar Association: Antitrust Section
  • American Bar Association: Antitrust Section