Norman Armstrong co-chairs the firm’s global Antitrust Practice Group. His practice focuses on antitrust litigation, complex transactions, antitrust counseling, and government civil and criminal investigations. Norm represents foreign and domestic clients in a wide range of antitrust matters, as well as consumer protection issues such as false advertising and data privacy.
As a former Deputy Director of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Bureau of Competition, Norm has broad experience with antitrust matters. At the FTC, he led three divisions that investigated mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and anticompetitive conduct in an array of industries.
These included casinos, chemicals, consumer goods, entertainment, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, oil and gas, retail and technology. Norm also supervised all oil and gas investigations, served as co-chair of the President’s Oil and Price Fraud Working Group, and briefed members of Congress on related issues.
Norm co-chairs the Antitrust Section of the American Bar Association’s Mergers and Acquisitions Committee. In addition, he is a frequent lecturer on a wide range of antitrust and litigation topics.