David Gelfand is a Partner in Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton’s Washington, D.C., office. He focuses on global antitrust, litigation, and regulatory matters. Between 2013 and 2016, David Gelfand joined the Antitrust Division as the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Litigation. In that role, he was responsible for overseeing the Division’s litigation efforts and worked hand-in-hand with Division staff on matters likely to result in litigation. David Gelfand received his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center in 1987, where he graduated summa cum laude. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1981, where he graduated magna cum laude.
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On Tuesday, January 18th, FTC Chair Lina Khan and DOJ Antitrust Division Assistant Attorney General Jonathan Kanter held a joint press conference in which they announced ambitious plans to review and update the Merger Guidelines, targeting a release of new guidelines before the end of 2022. (...)
On December 22, 2020, the US Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC”) issued a Commentary on Vertical Merger Enforcement. This follows the recent issuance of revised Vertical Merger Guidelines published jointly by the FTC and Department of Justice (the “Agencies”) on June 30, 2020. While the (...)
On June 30, 2020, the US Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission (the “Agencies”) published final Vertical Merger Guidelines. Draft Guidelines were previously released for public comment on January 10. The Guidelines largely reflect the Agencies’ current approach and do not appear (...)
This article has been nominated for the 2012 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. On July 7, 2011, the FTC and DOJ jointly published changes to the Hart-Scott- Rodino Act premerger notification form. The agencies originally noticed the (...)