Jesse Solomon is a Partner with Davis Polk in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. He has represented clients in the antitrust analysis of mergers and acquisitions, enforcement agency investigations, and civil litigation. He holds a J.D. from UC Berkeley School of Law. He guides clients in securing U.S. and worldwide competition clearances for complex transactions, including in pharmaceuticals, healthcare and technology. Jesse is recognized as a prominent antitrust practitioner by Chambers USA, Legal 500 U.S. and Global Competition Review and was named a “D.C. Rising Star” by the National Law Journal. He routinely represents clients in antitrust investigations of complex, high-profile transactions and in non-merger conduct investigations before the Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice. In his M&A advisory practice, Jesse develops global strategies for obtaining competition clearance of transactions across international jurisdictions, with particular experience in transactions in the pharmaceuticals, healthcare, technology, chemicals and consumer products industries. He has been the lead partner for clients in some of the largest and most challenging antitrust investigations in recent history. Jesse works actively with the firm’s LGBTQ+ affinity group and serves as a member of the Diversity Equity & Inclusion Committee. In 2019, he received the firm’s inaugural Inclusive Leadership Award.