Kristie Xian is an associate with Jones Day based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Her practice focuses on all aspects of antitrust matters, including merger review, litigation, compliance counseling, and government investigations. She has successfully guided multiple clients involved in investigations by the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, and state antitrust authorities. Kristie has extensive experience in representing clients in a broad range of industries, including health care, industrial applications, medical devices, chemicals, technology, and consumer products. She has helped companies effectively respond to a range of antitrust issues, from premerger planning, conduct investigations, regulatory filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act, federal and state investigations, and federal antitrust litigation, including defeating the government’s motion seeking a preliminary injunction in the merger of Penn State Hershey Medical Center and the PinnacleHealth System. Kristie also maintains an active pro bono practice. She was recognized by the Domestic Violence Legal Empowerment and Appeals Project as part of the Pro Bono Team of the Year for her work on a child custody appeal.