Antitrust & Trade Regulation

McGuireWoods’ global team of antitrust and competition lawyers excels at finding creative, practical ways for clients to compete aggressively while minimizing risks. Recognized individually and as a practice by Chambers, U.S. News-Best Lawyers, Legal 500 and Global Competition Review, our lawyers strategically guide clients through antitrust and competition challenges. We handle civil antitrust disputes, criminal cartel investigations and transactions clearance, and counsel on business and compliance issues and international competition laws.

Our team includes a past chair of the American Bar Association’s Section of Antitrust Law, and many of our lawyers currently hold leadership positions with the organization. Global industry and legal publications and media outlets such as Corporate Briefing, Law360,Journal de droit européen, and L’observateur de Bruxelles seek us out for insight on antitrust and competition-related legislative, regulatory and judicial developments.

We serve clients as business counselors, trial lawyers and agency professionals throughout the world in virtually every significant area of antitrust and competition law, including:

  • Antitrust counseling, audits and compliance programs
  • Antitrust litigation, government investigations and class actions
  • Grand jury investigations and criminal prosecutions
  • International cartel investigations
  • Merger and acquisition clearance
  • European competition law