Noah A. Brumfield

White & Case (Washington), White & Case (Palo Alto)
Lawyer (Partner)

Noah A. Brumfield is a partner at White & Case (Washington, DC and Silicon Valley offices). He practices with the Global Antitrust/Competition Group and represents clients with respect to issues arising under US federal and state antitrust law, international antitrust law, and fair competition laws. One area of Mr. Brumfield’s antitrust practice has been the intersections of antitrust and intellectual property and regulation for companies in high tech and regulated industries. Representative clients include those in software, computer and telecommunications hardware, semiconductors, financial networks and services, medical devices, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, cable television, and transportation industries. Mr. Brumfield defends clients at trial and before the federal antitrust agencies, having successfully represented clients in over 125 M&A and joint venture transactions before the antitrust agencies. He also actively counsels on antitrust issues raised by competitor collaborations, patent settlements, IP licensing, and distribution agreements.


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George L. Paul, Mark Gidley, Martin Toto, Noah A. Brumfield, Rebecca H. Farrington The US Federal Trade Commission announces the annual changes to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act notification thresholds


On January 26, 2018, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced the annual changes to the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act notification thresholds. The FTC is required by law to revise the jurisdictional thresholds annually, based on the change in gross national product. Accordingly, the 2018 (...)

George L. Paul, Noah A. Brumfield, Rebecca H. Farrington The Chinese MOFCOM reviews a merger in the communication sector, before it is called off because of the length of the merger control review process (Publicis / Omnicom)


Advertising giants Omnicom Group and Publicis Groupe called off their US$35 billion merger on May 8, 2014, terminating a transaction that would have created the largest advertising company in the world. Publicis chairman, Maurice Lévy, and Omnicom CEO, John Wren, said in a joint statement, “The (...)

Charles Moore, George L. Paul, Lynn Diamond, Mark Gidley, Martin Toto, Noah A. Brumfield, Rebecca H. Farrington The US FTC and DoJ issue new premerger reporting rules introducing new obligations for private equity funds and hedge funds


This article has been nominated by readers for the business category, mergers section of the 2012 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. New rules issued by the Federal Trade Commission on July 7, 2011 will streamline some information required (...)

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