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WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader
WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

Global Leader

Competition 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader

WWL says

"Excellent lawyer" Kevin Arquit continues to be regarded as one of the foremost names in New York and nationwide. He uses his exceptional agency background to great effect.

Biography

Kevin J Arquit, co-chair of Kasowitz’s antitrust group, is regularly recognised as one of the world’s top antitrust attorneys.

Kevin has secured approvals for some of the largest and most complex mergers over the past 25 years, and represented clients in high-profile antitrust litigation before the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the antitrust division of the Department of Justice (DOJ), as well as numerous state and international competition authorities. He also provides a wide variety of companies with ongoing antitrust counselling.

Prior to joining private practice, Kevin held prominent roles at the FTC, including general counsel, followed by director of the FTC’s Bureau of Competition.

Kevin has been consistently ranked by Chambers USAChambers Global, The Legal 500, Benchmark Litigation and Who’s Who Legal as a leading lawyer in his field. Law360 named him on its list of the “10 Most Admired Competition Attorneys”, and he was one of 50 lawyers named to the Lawdragon 500’s “Legends” list, in recognition of his inclusion in Lawdragon 500’s “Leading Lawyers in America” list for 10 consecutive years. The National Law Journal selected him as one of the decade’s most influential lawyers, one of only 40 selected. Best Lawyers selected Kevin as “Lawyer of the Year” in 2019 for New York Litigation-Antitrust, and for New York Antitrust in 2017. He was also named on The BTI “Client Service All-Star Team for Law Firms.” He received the inaugural "Chambers Shield of Excellence for Antitrust" in 2006, and was named “Global Competition Lawyer of the Year” of the year by Who’s Who Legal.

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