Michael J. Perry


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Michael Perry recently joined the firm after serving as Counsel to the Director of the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Competition from 2015 to 2016. In that front-office role, he was directly involved in many of the agency's most important antitrust enforcement actions, including both merger and non-merger matters. He played an integral role in the FTC's challenge to the proposed Sysco/U.S. Foods merger and other high-profile cases such as FTC v. Actavis, FTC v. Cephalon, and FTC v. St. Luke's Health System.

Prior to joining the front-office, Mr. Perry served as an Attorney in the FTC’s Health Care Division from 2010 to 2015, where he helped lead the agency's enforcement efforts in the pharmaceutical and health care sectors.

A graduate of Stanford Law School, Mr. Perry worked in private practice before serving as a law clerk for the Honorable Allyne R. Ross (E.D. N.Y.), and the Honorable Michael A. Chagares (3d Cir.). Mr. Perry currently serves in the leadership of the Antitrust section of the American Bar Association as an editor of the Antitrust Law Journal.

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