Steven Levitsky

Bona Law (New York)

Steve Levitsky is an antitrust and compliance lawyer with 30 years experience at major international law firms. He supervised complex and contested mergers for Fortune 500 companies (with second requests, divestitures, and econometric evidence), including 10 deals ranging from $10 billion to $16 billion. He also managed all antitrust issues in multi-jurisdictional mergers, including merger clearances across as many as 75 jurisdictions; managed local law firms and coordinated their activities; created global integration-planning programs for merging companies; and investigated local antitrust issues in targets’ operations, including price-fixing allegations. Steve designed antitrust, FCPA, and ethics compliance programs for Fortune 500 companies. He advised on antitrust market-conduct questions like distribution, bundling, and pricing, as well as antitrust issues in joint ventures, joint buying groups, trade associations, and other competitor collaborations and litigated price-fixing and other U.S. and global antitrust violations, including pay-for-delay cases. Steve was included in antitrust “Super Lawyers” every year starting in 2002. He has won writing awards; written three books and over 75 articles; been extensively published in peer-reviewed journals; spoken at international antitrust and FCPA conferences in New York, Washington, Chicago, Bermuda, Mumbai, Beijing, and Hong Kong; and is frequently quoted in the legal media. Steve is currently editing the forth-coming Global Merger Clearance Handbook, which covers antitrust merger clearance practices in 60 jurisdictions.


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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld (Washington)
Morrison & Foerster (Washington)
DLA Piper (Brussels)


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