Mike Cowie, James Fishkin, Laurence Bary and Clemens Graf York von Wartenburg

Mike Cowie, James Fishkin, Laurence Bary and Clemens Graf York von Wartenburg

CowieMike Cowie, co-chair of Dechert’s global antitrust/competition group, handles high-profile, strategic projects for some of the world’s largest and most successful companies. Mr. Cowie served in the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition as Assistant Director, where he managed a 25-attorney team responsible for antitrust merger investigations and earlier served as the FTC’s Senior Litigation Counsel responsible for leading the Commission’s antitrust litigation.

FishkinDechert antitrust/competition partner James Fishkin combines both government and private sector experience within his practice, which focuses on mergers and acquisitions covering a wide range of industries, including supermarket chains and other retailers, consumer and food product manufacturers, internet-based firms, chemical and industrial gas firms, and healthcare firms. He has been a key participant in several of the most significant litigated antitrust cases in the last two decades that have set important precedents, including representing Whole Foods Market, Inc. in FTC v. Whole Foods Market, Inc. and the Federal Trade Commission in FTC v. Staples, Inc. and FTC v. H.J. Heinz Co.

BaryDechert antitrust/competition partner Laurence Bary represents clients in cases concerning mergers, anticompetitive practices before the French and EU competition authorities, and in State aid matters. She has experience in helping clients during full (Phase II) merger control investigations, including before the European Commission, and has represented leading companies in the digital sector during investigations conducted by various competition, administrative, and judicial authorities.

WartenburgDechert antitrust/competition partner Clemens Graf York von Wartenburg advises clients on a wide array of competition law issues, with a particular focus on complex merger control proceedings as well as cartel and abuse of dominance investigations before the European Commission and the German Federal Cartel Office. He also counsels clients on questions concerning the application of competition law to distribution agreements, pricing practices, and other relationships between companies operating at different levels of the supply chain.

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