Jeffrey S. Spigel focuses on advising clients on the antitrust issues related to the execution of their business strategy. As a partner and head of our Antitrust practice, clients routinely seek Jeff’s counsel to guide them through strategic transactions, government investigations and litigation.
Jeff represents clients in responding to a range of civil and criminal antitrust investigations in the U.S. and abroad, obtaining Hart-Scott-Rodino clearance and coordinating approvals of proposed transactions in foreign jurisdictions.
He also advises clients on pursuing or defending against antitrust claims, and counsels on strategic antitrust issues such as those arising from benchmarking, compliance and audits, competitor collaborations, exclusivity and foreclosure, resale price maintenance, Robinson-Patman price discrimination, refusals to deal, and tying and predatory bundling issues.
With significant experience in the healthcare sector, Jeff frequently advises healthcare clients on strategic transactions, messenger model networks, financially- and/or clinically-integrated networks, Group Purchasing Organizations and claims by commercial payors, competitors, or the government.
Jeff’s antitrust experience also includes advising clients in a broad range of industries such as building materials, chemicals, communications, energy (oil, gas and power), entertainment, financial, metals, paper, pharmaceutical, retail and technology.
On behalf of his clients, Jeff appears regularly before the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission, and he coordinates with foreign counsel in dealing with competition authorities in jurisdictions around the globe, including before the European Commission.
In addition, he represent clients on unfair and deceptive trade practice matters before the Federal Trade Commission, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and state attorneys general.
A regular author and speaker, Chambers USA, Legal 500 and Super Lawyers have identified Jeff as a recognized practitioner and leading antitrust lawyer. In addition, Nightingale Healthcare News has named him one of the “Outstanding Healthcare Antitrust Lawyers” in the U.S.
- LL.M., Georgetown University
- J.D., University of Miami
- B.A., Emory University
- District of Columbia
- U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
- American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law
- American Health Lawyers Association
- The District of Columbia Bar
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