Joel R. Grosberg

McDermott Will & Emery (Washington)

Joel R. Grosberg is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm’s Washington, D.C. office. He focuses his practice on defending mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures before the Federal Trade Commission, Department of Justice, state antitrust authorities, foreign competition authorities, as well as antitrust litigation. Joel has significant experience in the high tech, chemical, health care and life sciences industries. His experience includes counseling on matters related to pricing and distribution practices and other competition related matters. Joel was ranked as a leading antitrust lawyer in The Legal 500 United States. Prior to joining McDermott Will & Emery, Joel was an attorney with the Federal Trade Commission, where he handled a full range of antitrust matters involving the computer hardware and software, semiconductor, chemical, automotive parts, plastics, toy and paper industries. Joel is admitted to practice in the state of New York and the District of Columbia.


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Matt Evola, Joel R. Grosberg The US Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit upholds a district Court decision finding a merger in the video distribution sector unlikely to harm competition (AT&T / Time Warner)


“[T]here is no need to opine on the proper legal standards for evaluating vertical mergers because, on appeal, neither party challenges the legal standards the district court applied.” —U.S. Circuit Judge Judith W. Rogers, United States v. AT&T Inc. Antitrust practitioners and business (...)

C. David Goldman, Gregory E. Heltzer, Joel R. Grosberg The US DoJ requires minor conduct remedies before approving a vertical merger affecting the market for petroleum needle coke (GrafTech / Seadrift)


McDermott Will & Emery lawyers succeeded in obtaining the necessary antitrust approval for clients Seadrift Coke L.P. (Seadrift), the world’s second largest petroleum-based needle coke producer, and C/G Electrodes LLC (C/G), a U.S.-based graphite electrode producer, which have been acquired (...)

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