Included in Global Competition Review’s GCR 100 for the last ten years
Now more than ever, businesses are subject to an increased focus on antitrust enforcement around the globe. Our experience working both inside and outside of the agencies uniquely situates us to provide up-to-the minute counsel regarding all types of antitrust concerns in a multitude of jurisdictions worldwide. Our attorneys have been and are currently representing clients in some of the most high-profile antitrust matters in recent years. Armed with this experience and a team of talented practitioners, we are prepared to help global organizations navigate the ever-changing antitrust landscape through the challenges of antitrust litigation, merger review, and investigations, including those by State Attorneys General.
Hunton & Williams LLP’s antitrust and competition practice stands ready to assist clients across a host of industries. Our practice is led by Amanda Wait, former Federal Trade Commission attorney in the Bureau of Competition. Amanda’s experience allows her to provide an insider perspective to clients considering transactions subject to federal and state antitrust review in the United States. She is regularly is sought after by major media outlets to provide insightful analysis into significant antitrust matters. Wendell Taylor, who served as Counsel to the Deputy Attorney General of the United States Department of Justice, serves as DC office managing partner. He has extensive litigation and trial experience, and clients look to him to guide them through complicated litigations as well as provide compliance training and conduct investigations. Phyllis Marcus heads our consumer protection efforts. With 17 years of experience within the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, most recently as Chief of Staff of Advertising Practices, Phyllis is uniquely poised to solve our clients’ advertising challenges.
The practice has received many notable honors, and the group’s attorneys have been recognized as well. We are proud to have been ranked in Global Competition Review's GCR 100, Chambers Global, Chambers USA, International Who's Who of Competition Lawyers, Guide to the World’s Leading Competition and Antitrust Lawyers, and Benchmark Litigation. Our attorneys are seen as thought leaders in the antitrust and competition arena, and are frequent contributors to the leading publications in antitrust law.