Mark D. Whitener

General Electric (Washington), Georgetown University McDonough School of Business
Global Executive Counsel, Competition Law & Policy

Mark Whitener is Global Executive Counsel, Competition Law & Policy for General Electric Company, based in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining GE, Mark was Deputy Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition, where he was responsible for a variety of antitrust enforcement and policy initiatives and helped develop federal antitrust guidelines for mergers, intellectual property, heath care and international enforcement. A graduate of the University of Chicago Law School and Washington University, Mark spent several years in private practice in Washington and London prior to joining the FTC. He has written and spoken on a range of antitrust issues, including testimony before Congress and presentations to the Antitrust Modernization Commission, the OECD, and other U.S. and international organizations. Mark has held several leadership positions in the ABA including serving as a member of the Antitrust Section’s governing Council and as Editorial Chair of Antitrust Magazine. He is married and has three children.

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British Competition Authority - CMA (London)
Alston & Bird (Washington DC)
Georgetown University
Covington & Burling (Washington)
Sullivan & Cromwell (Washington)
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (Washington)
Sidley Austin (Washington)
US Department of Justice (Washington)


Mark Whitener
Mark D. Whitener 19 September 2016 Washington, DC


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Agathe Richard, Aidan Synnott, Albert A. Foer, Alden F. Abbott, Alvaro Ramos, Ben Labow, Bonny Sweeney, Bradley T. Tennis, Christopher Meyers, Donald C. Klawiter, James J. Tierney, James Langenfeld, Janet McDavid, John DeQ. Briggs, John Kwoka, Joseph Farrell, Logan M. Breed, Mark D. Whitener, Michael A. Carrier, Michael D. Hausfeld, Michael L. Weiner, Michael P. Lehmann, Richard S. Taffet, Scott Andrew Sher, Sharis A. Pozen, William H. Rooney What is Trump Antitrust?


Change is in the air and it is coming to antitrust and competition policy in the United States. The unexpected election of President-elect Donald J. Trump opened wide the speculation or mystery about what he and his advisors are planning concerning his administration’s antitrust policy. During (...)

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