Antitrust & Trade Regulation

Norris McLaughlin antitrust/trade regulation attorneys have years of experience representing both domestic and international clients in the telecommunications, health care, energy, computer, pharmaceutical, medical device and consumer products manufacturing industries, among others. Services we provide to our clients include:

  • Reviewing routine business practices for compliance with applicable antitrust and trade regulation laws
  • Reducing antitrust risk associated with mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and other business arrangements among competitors
  • Preparing Hart-Scott-Rodino premerger notifications
  • Representing clients during investigations by state and federal antitrust agencies
  • Representing corporate officers, directors and employees accused of price-fixing, bid-rigging, boycotts or other criminal activity
  • Advising clients on various consumer protection statutes and regulations including deceptive sales practices, advertising, mail-order sales and sweepstakes
  • During deregulation, bringing companies to markets that were once thought to be monopolistic
  • Advising on distribution and price strategy policies, as well as other Robinson-Patman Act issues
  • Analyzing how antitrust laws apply to intellectual property rights


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