Bob has over 30 years’ experience representing clients on a full range of antitrust matters before the US Department of Justice’s antitrust division and the Federal Trade Commission.
Listed as a leading lawyer by Global Counsel, Euromoney Expert Guides and The International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers, Bob has also advised on acquisitions by foreign entities that are subject to US national security review under the Exon-Florio Act. This includes the development and co-ordination of successful filing and clearance strategies before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).
He has worked within a wide variety of industries, including chemicals, consumer goods, energy, industrial machinery, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, publishing, software and transportation.
Bob has written and spoken extensively on antitrust issues and foreign investment review of cross-border transactions. He is a former chair of the M&A Committee of the Antitrust Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law and the editor of the ABA Antitrust Section treatise on US antitrust law as applied to mergers and acquisitions (third edition).