Matthew B. Adler


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Washington, D.C.

P: +1.202.639.1315
F: +1.202.508.9306
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Matthew Adler is an experienced antitrust lawyer whose practice focuses on merger clearance, counseling, compliance, and antitrust litigation. He regularly practices before the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission. Mr. Adler has counseled clients through complex and vigorously challenged transactions, including multiple mergers involving remedies to facilitate clearance. Mr. Adler has particular experience in the chemicals, healthcare, entertainment, and energy sectors. He enjoys partnering with clients on matters involving significant quantitative elements, including data and econometric analysis.

Mr. Adler is the incoming Vice Chair of the Distribution and Franchising Committee of the Antitrust Section of the American Bar Association. He has been named by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in Antitrust Litigation (2019).

Related Experience

  • Indorama Ventures in its joint-venture acquisition of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and purified terephthalic acid (PTA) assets from M&G Chemicals
  • Liberty Media and SiriusXM in numerous transactions, including the acquisition of Pandora Media
  • Novartis in its proposed sale of generic pharmaceutical assets to Aurobindo
  • Liberty Expedia in its proposed merger with Expedia
  • Celgene Corporation in its acquisition of Juno Therapeutics
  • Liberty Interactive and QVC in the acquisition of Home Shopping Network (HSN)
  • Halliburton in its proposed acquisition of Baker Hughes
  • Boehringer Ingelheim in its asset swap with Sanofi and related divestiture of animal health assets to Eli Lilly
  • Merck & Co., Inc. in various acquisitions and potential acquisitions
  • American Industrial Partners in its acquisition of Flow International
  • Liberty Interactive in the its sale of to FTD
  • A leading pharmaceutical company in a worldwide research, development, and commercialization collaboration
  • Harold Levinson Associates in an antitrust action involving Robinson-Patman Act claims brought by Satnam Distributors
  • Counseled numerous companies through the merger process, including evaluating the necessity of HSR filings, analyzing risk of government investigations, and responding to government inquiries

Awards & Community

Recognized by Washington D.C. Super Lawyers as a "Rising Star," 2019


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