Antitrust & Competition

Debevoise’s Antitrust Group combines top-quality analysis, a thorough understanding of the law and an in-depth familiarity with regulatory and judicial processes to solve clients’ most challenging antitrust problems.

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Effective Solutions

Staffed principally by litigators with substantial merger experience, the Antitrust Group brings to its clients the benefit of the firm’s multidisciplinary approach, including access to other strong practice areas, such as white collar criminal defense, intellectual property (both litigation and transactional), mergers & acquisitions and cross-border transactions.

[The Antitrust Group blends] strong transactional expertise with considerable strength in handling complex litigation.

—Chambers USA

Representative Clients

  • The American Association of Publishers
  • The Associated Press
  • Carlyle Group
  • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice
  • Columbian Chemicals Company
  • Dell
  • Hertz Global Holdings
  • Kelso & Company
  • Pernod Ricard
  • Providence Equity Partners
  • Rank Group
  • Schneider Electric
  • Swedish Match
  • Westpac Banking

Partner Spotlight

Gary W. Kubek

Gary is a litigation partner whose practice includes antitrust litigation, merger review and counseling. He is a co-author of “Takeovers: A Strategic Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions.”


Named a top firm for Antitrust – Merger Control by The Legal 500 2016

[The Antitrust Group has a] thorough understanding of its clients’ industries [which] makes it a popular destination for antitrust matters.

—Chambers USA

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