Michael Bodosky is counsel in the Washington, D.C. office of Baker Botts. His practice primarily focuses on antitrust and competition law and litigation. He advises on all aspects of antitrust law including premerger notification, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, horizontal and vertical restraints of trade, monopolization and exemptions and immunities to the federal antitrust laws. Michael Bodosky has represented numerous clients before the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission. He regularly counsels clients on the competitive implications of mergers and acquisitions, strategies for obtaining regulatory clearance and premerger notification under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act. Michael Bodosky has extensive experience representing clients in “Second Request” investigations conducted by the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission. He has audited client business practices and has advised on compliance issues concerning price-fixing, bid-rigging, joint purchasing agreements and predatory pricing. Michael Bodosky’s antitrust experience covers a wide range of industries, including private equity, energy, oil and gas, specialty chemicals, electricity, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, telecommunications, broadband and satellite communications, computer software and hardware, internet publishing and broadcasting, steel and specialty metals, financial/brokerage services, national defense, healthcare services, electrical devices, industrial equipment, newsprint, paper and food products. Previously, Mr. Bodosky worked for the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division as an Honors Attorney in the Merger Task Force, Litigation I and Litigation II Sections. After the Antitrust Division, Michael Bodosky worked for a leading international law firm advising clients on all aspects of antitrust and competition law.