Keep moving forward

Antitrust and competition laws are rapidly evolving, presenting new challenges and opportunities for business leaders. You can depend on Dechert’s antitrust lawyers to guide you through these changes. Across regions and industries, clients turn to us for creative solutions in merger clearance, litigation, investigations, and business planning.  

  • Our lawyers have obtained clearance for the most challenging, high-profile and industry- transforming combinations. When push comes to shove, we are ready to litigate, as demonstrated by our wins in merger trials.  
  • When class actions or other antitrust litigation challenge your business model or present bet-the-company damages scenarios, our trial-ready lawyers are there to defend you. We have achieved a string of outright victories for clients through trial wins, dispositive motions, challenges to class certification and favorable settlements.   
  • With antitrust enforcers at the federal, state, and international level testing new theories and ramping up enforcement, being proactive is key. Our team can counsel you on limiting and preventing risk and, if necessary, guide you to secure favorable results in complex government investigations.

Every need, strategically met

Dechert’s award-winning antitrust practice is composed of one hundred percent antitrust specialists at all levels. Each lawyer on our team, from the most senior litigator to the most junior associate focuses on antitrust and is up to date on the latest cutting-edge developments in antitrust theory, policy, and case law. We also pride ourselves on being trial-ready— the team is fully prepared to go the distance to advance your objectives.

Our antitrust lawyers have held leadership roles at antitrust enforcement agencies and have in-depth experience with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Department of Justice (DOJ), various state attorneys general, the European Commission (EC), and other European enforcement agencies. 

You benefit from our practice’s global reach— Dechert antitrust lawyers are in key areas of the U.S. and EU but handle cases and disputes outside our local jurisdictions. We also work with select local counsel around the world to deliver a single harmonized solution to meet your needs. Visit us in: BrusselsLondonNew York, Paris, Philadelphia, San FranciscoWashington, D.C.