Baker Botts (Washington)

Jeffrey S. Oliver

Baker Botts (Washington)

Jeffrey Oliver is a Partner in the firm’s Antitrust and Competition Practice. Mr. Oliver advises clients on all aspects of antitrust law, with an emphasis on U.S. and international merger reviews. Mr. Oliver has obtained antitrust clearance for transactions in a wide variety of industries and jurisdictions, with significant experience in oil and gas, healthcare, heavy industry, utilities, chemicals, media, transportation and trade associations. His practice routinely involves substantive advocacy in the U.S., China, Germany, Austria, Australia, before the E.C. and in other jurisdictions. Prior to joining Baker Botts, Mr. Oliver was a Staff Attorney at the Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Competition. There, Mr. Oliver’s practice focused on merger and conduct investigations in the oil and gas industry. Mr. Oliver has experience in all phases of the FTC and DOJ investigation processes, from reviewing HSR filings to challenging mergers in litigation.


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Paul Lugard, Jeffrey S. Oliver The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit rules that a consumer product manufacturer’s failure to offer all size of the product is not exposed to a claim of discrimination under the Robinson-Patman Act (Woodman’s Food Market / Clorox)


Does a consumer product manufacturer’s failure to offer all sizes of the product to all customers expose it to a claim of discrimination in providing “promotional services or facilities,” under the federal antitrust law known as the Robinson-Patman Act (“RPA”)? No, according to the U.S. Court of (...)

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