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Hillary A. Webber focuses her practice on antitrust litigation, civil and criminal government investigations, and mergers and acquisitions. She represents clients in a variety of industries including health care, aerospace and defense, agriculture, technology, and pharmaceuticals. Read Hillary Webber's full bio.
THE LATEST: Federal Trade Commission and State Attorney General Seek to Block a Health System’s Physician Group Acquisition
By Hillary Webber on Jun 29, 2017
Posted In FTC Developments, Healthcare Antitrust, Mergers & Acquisitions
With its latest lawsuit to block an acquisition of physicians, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) confirmed last week that monitoring physician consolidation is a priority. The FTC and North Dakota Attorney General sued to block the proposed acquisition by a health system (Sanford Health) of Mid-Dakota Clinic (MDC), which both serve the areas of Bismarck...
THE LATEST: Court Nixes Indirect Purchaser Claims for Lack of Standing
By Hillary Webber on Mar 8, 2017
Posted In Private Litigation
To bring a claim for antitrust damages, indirect purchasers must show that they have antitrust standing. They must demonstrate that their injuries are sufficiently direct and intertwined with the alleged cartel conduct that they are entitled to recover an overcharge, despite being downstream – sometimes by several levels – from the direct purchasers. WHAT HAPPENED:...