Joseph Price

Lawyer (Special Counsel)

Joe Price is special counsel in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. His practice focuses on solving antitrust and competition issues, particularly in mergers and acquisitions. He also represents clients in investigations and enforcement matters engaged by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Department of Justice (DoJ), Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and state Attorneys General, including investigative hearings, related litigation and formal and informal administrative complaint proceedings. Mr. Price has obtained FTC and DoJ Antitrust Division clearance on numerous M&A transactions. He works with clients through each step of a deal, including structuring transactions in markets with potential competitive issues, risk allocation, facilitating due diligence and information exchanges between competitors, Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) pre-merger notification, regulatory approvals, pre-closing gun-jumping advice, and representing clients in merger investigations. Mr. Price also represents trade associations and foreign and domestic companies in a variety of industries and, in particular, businesses that face legal issues involving technology, broadband and telecommunications services. He has significant experience with network security issues, including application of the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act (CALEA). Previously, Mr. Price served as a law clerk to the Honorable Edwin H. Stern of the New Jersey Appellate Division.


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Joseph Price, Richard E. Donovan, William C. MacLeod The US District Court for the District of Columbia demands divestiture and licensing to create two new competitors and imposes conduct remedies to limit the benefits of vertical integration in a merger in the primary ticketing services market (Ticketmaster / Live Nation)


The Department of Justice Antitrust Division (“DoJ”), along with 17 state attorneys general, reached an agreement with the parties last week that allows the merger of Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (“Ticketmaster”) and Live Nation, Inc. (“Live Nation”) to proceed. The parties agreed to a (...)

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