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Andrew J. Lee is a recognized leader in the international antitrust sphere who focuses his practice on antitrust and competition matters, counseling multinational global corporations and executives that have faced high-risk antitrust investigations and disputes globally. His practice in the past decade has particularly focused on advising leading corporations in Asia Pacific in connection with high-profile antitrust investigations that often require close strategic coordination between the United States and other global investigative agencies. Andrew started his career at the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) during the Clinton Administration, where he helped initiate several major antitrust enforcement actions and assisted the Commission’s leadership in setting broad competition law enforcement policies and agenda. Drawing on this experience, Andrew closely advises clients on preventing, detecting, mitigating and responding to potential antitrust and related business risks within a company.Read Andrew Lee's full bio.
DOJ Prosecutes Attempted Collusion among Business Competitors for First Time in Decades
By Justin P. Murphy, Andrew Lee and Paul M. Thompson on Nov 1, 2022
Posted In DOJ Developments, Monopolization/Abuse of Dominance
On October 31, 2022, the US Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Antitrust Division (Division) made good on its intention earlier this year to revitalize efforts surrounding criminal enforcement of Section 2 of the Sherman Act when the president of a paving and asphalt contractor in Montana pleaded guilty to one count of attempting to monopolize the market for...
DOJ Antitrust Division Signals Impending Criminal Monopolization Cases
By Andrew Lee, Katharine M. O'Connor, Justin P. Murphy, Paul M. Thompson and Claire Danberg on Mar 11, 2022
Posted In Cartel Enforcement, DOJ Developments, FTC Developments, Monopolization/Abuse of Dominance
WHAT HAPPENED On March 2, 2022, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard Powers revealed that the DOJ intends to investigate and pursue alleged criminal violations against individuals or companies who violate Section 2 of the Sherman Act. For more than 40 years, criminal enforcement of antitrust laws have...