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Brian J. Boyle

DLA Piper (Philadelphia)

Brian J. Boyle is a partner at DLA Piper. Brian Boyle represents litigants and deal makers in antitrust, competition, and consumer protection matters. A trial lawyer and trusted business advisor, he defends clients in investigations by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Department of Justice (DOJ) and state attorneys general, represents businesses as plaintiffs and defendants in civil litigation, and provides strategic advice and counsel on their most challenging global merger control and compliance matters. Brian has deep experience in federal courts across the country in matters alleging claims such as price fixing, unfair trade practices, contract claims, fraud and consumer protection violations. Brian’s experience before the FTC, DOJ and state attorneys general includes both merger and non-merger antitrust investigations, as well as consumer protection investigations. He also has significant experience representing executives before legislative committees. Brian is skilled at guiding clients through mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and competitor collaborations involving antitrust challenges. He combines his antitrust acumen with his corporate strategy background to deliver unique and creative solutions. Clients also turn to Brian to solve complex compliance challenges related to antitrust and consumer protection law, including developing compliance programs from the ground up. Brian serves on the ABA Antitrust Section Corporate Counselling Committee and regularly speaks and writes on antitrust issues, including serving as an editor of the ABA’s authoritative Antitrust Law Developments treatise. Brian is also a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and has been recognized by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania for his pro bono work, which focuses on federal civil rights litigation.

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