Roxann Henry is a partner in Morrison & Foerster’s extensive global antitrust law practice group with vast experience in all aspects of competition-related litigation, including criminal defence, treble damage litigation, and merger and non-merger investigations.
Ms Henry has appeared before federal and state courts, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), every regional office of the antitrust division of the US Department of Justice (DOJ), state attorneys general, and a variety of overseas authorities, including the European Commission and Canadian Competition Bureau. Ms Henry routinely represents clients in antitrust grand jury investigations, including international cartel matters, and is highly experienced in coordinating defences worldwide in the context of multiple criminal, civil and administrative actions. She has represented individuals, closely held companies and large corporate industry leaders in the US and abroad and, when necessary, has vindicated clients as lead counsel at jury trial.
Ms Henry won one of the rare corporate not-guilty verdicts in a criminal antitrust trial as well as the first court victory in over a decade against an FTC non-health care merger challenge. She has served as lead counsel in various complex civil commercial disputes, including antitrust, RICO, contract and tort claims, and provides antitrust and trade practices counseling and merger antitrust clearances.
Ms Henry currently serves as chair elect of the antitrust section of the American Bar Association (ABA) and has previously served as international officer, secretary and communications officer, co-chair of the spring meeting programme and council member. At the invitation of the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission, Ms Henry serves as a non-governmental adviser to the International Competition Network. She is frequently sought after to speak on antitrust issues.
WWL says: "The best there is at what she does", she is universally respected by the US bar
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