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WWL Ranking: Future Leader

WWL says

Alexis J Gilman is “extremely knowledgeable in the merger control space and has deep knowledge of FTC practice”.

Clients and peers say: 

“He is brilliant in responding to FTC/DOJ investigations and assisting with other antitrust matters.”

“He provides practical advice with great attention to detail and knowledge of the FTC process.”



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 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 beverages, distribution, 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, representing a private equity firm and its portfolio company in obtaining FTC clearance of an acquisition subject to a Prior Notice requirement, and representing Summa Health in its proposed affiliation with Beaumont Health.

From 2014 to 2017, Alexis served as the assistant director of the FTC’s Mergers IV Division, leading the 30-attorney division in some of the agency’s highest-profile investigations and litigation. Alexis served as a deputy assistant director of Mergers IV from 2012 to 2014, and a staff attorney from 2010 to 2012. At the FTC, Alexis worked on numerous high-profile merger investigations and litigation, including Sysco/US FoodsStaples/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 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.

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