Andrea Agathoklis Murino wins recommendations from peers across the US and South America for her "pragmatic approach" and "knowledge of the DOJ process".
Andrea Agathoklis Murino is a partner and co-chair of Goodwin’s antitrust and competition law practice. Andrea’s unique combination of private and public sector experience allow her to provide practical, bespoke and efficient pathways to achieving her clients’ business objectives. Her primary focus is securing clearances for proposed transactions from the antitrust division of the US Department of Justice, the US Federal Trade Commission, state attorneys general and international competition law enforcement agencies. In the past year alone, she has successfully represented more than 100 clients through all manner of transaction-related investigations, including several high-profile Second Requests and dozens of intensive public and non-public investigations.
Andrea also has significant merger litigation experience, having served as senior member of a trial team that defended a rare consummated merger challenge in federal court. Furthermore, she regularly advises on numerous other competition issues, including dominant firm conduct, competitor collaborations and distribution practices. Among her clients are companies in the healthcare, pharmaceuticals, technology, financial services, telecommunications, medical devices, consumer products, hospitality, real estate and retail industries.
Andrea’s insight and expertise stems from having served the highest decision-makers at both of the United States’ federal enforcement agencies. She was an attorney adviser to former FTC chairman and commissioner William Kovacic, and later, counsel to two assistant attorneys general for antitrust at the DOJ. In 2018, Andrea was named an “antitrust trailblazer” by The National Law Journal. A member of The Law360 competition law editorial advisory board, she was also recognised by Global Competition Review’s “women in antitrust” list, as well as its top 40 Under 40.