Alexis Gilman is a partner in Crowell & Moring’s antitrust & competition group. He advises and represents clients on a range of civil antitrust matters, including compliance counselling, merger reviews, government investigations, premerger HSR notifications, and litigation, with a focus on representing parties and third parties 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 packaged goods, food and beverage, distribution, veterinary services, casinos and gaming, and telecommunications. Select matters include representing AT&T in its successful defence of the DOJ’s suit challenging its acquisition of Time Warner, and representing Novant Health in its acquisition of NHRMC, the largest hospital transaction in North Carolina history.
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, Advocate/NorthShore, Cabell/St Mary’s, Mountain States/Wellmont, CHS/HMA, Office Men’s Wearhouse/JoS A Bank, Bass Pro/Cabela’s, Ahold/Delhaize, Pinnacle/Ameristar, and Amazon/Whole Foods.
Alexis began his career at a large US-based international 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.