Alexis Gilman wins praise from peers as "a very impressive candidate" who is "very bright, and has worked on some of the most challenging mergers" in the field. He also offers clients "good public and private backgrounds".
Alexis J Gilman is a partner in Crowell & Moring’s antitrust group with significant prior government experience. Alexis advises and represents clients on a range of civil antitrust matters, including compliance counselling, merger reviews, government investigations and litigation, with a focus on representing clients in merger investigations by the Federal Trade Commission, Department of Justice and state attorneys general offices. His experience spans a wide range of industries, including healthcare, retail, consumer goods, food and beverage, distribution, casinos and gaming, and telecommunications. Among the matters he has worked on since joining Crowell, Alexis represented AT&T in its successful defence of the DOJ’s suit challenging its US$85 billion acquisition of Time Warner.
Previously, Alexis led a 30-attorney division at the FTC and worked on some of the agency’s highest-profile matters. From 2014–2017, Alexis was the assistant director of the Mergers IV Division, where he had leading roles in and oversaw investigations and litigation in various industries. Alexis served as a deputy assistant director of Mergers IV from 2012–2014, and a staff attorney from 2010–2012. At the FTC, Alexis worked on numerous high-profile merger investigations and litigation, including Sysco/US Foods, Staples/Office Depot, DraftKings/FanDuel, ProMedica/St Luke's, Dollar Tree/Family Dollar, Albertsons/Safeway, Phoebe Putney/Palmyra, Advocate/NorthShore, Cabell/St Mary’s, Mountain States/Wellmont, CHS/HMA, Office Depot/OfficeMax, Men’s Wearhouse/JoS A Bank, Bass Pro/Cabela’s, Ahold/Delhaize, Amazon/Whole Foods, SCI/Stewart Enterprises and Pinnacle/Ameristar.
Alexis began his career as an associate in the antitrust group of a large US-based law firm, where he represented clients in US and foreign merger investigations and other civil antitrust matters. He represented pharmaceutical, publishing, retail, chemical, energy and private equity clients, among others.