Based in the Washington, D.C. office, Abram J. Ellis is a Partner whose practice focuses on antitrust matters – including class action litigation, antitrust merger review and antitrust counselling – and on regulatory issues present in international and cross-border transactions.
Abram regularly represents clients in some of the most high-profile, pending private antitrust actions. He has also successfully helped clients navigate the antitrust merger review process, and regularly consults and advises clients on potential business activities and strategies, new industry developments, and contracting activities.
Abram also has substantial experience advising clients regarding U.S. laws relevant to international and cross-border transactions, including advising clients on matters involving regulations administered by the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control and the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S.
He graduated from the University of Michigan Law School in 2005, cum laude, after obtaining an M.A. in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies and a B.A. from Brigham Young University.
- University of Michigan Law School, 2005 J.D.
- cum laude
- Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, 2002 M.A.
- John C. Foster Award, SAIS Review Book Review Editor
- Brigham Young University, 2000 B.A.
- New York State Bar Association
- District of Columbia 2006
- New York 2006
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit 2017
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