Jones Day (Washington)

John W. Magruder

Jones Day (Washington)
Lawyer (Associate)

John Magruder is an Associate at Jones Day. He assists clients with antitrust law issues and focuses on premerger notification compliance under the Hart Scott Rodino (HSR) Act. In all HSR matters, he works with clients where possible to limit their regulatory burden and reduce their cost of compliance. John’s experience, spanning a wide variety of industries, includes advice on numerous cross-border transactions. Prior to joining Jones Day in 2015, John was an antitrust attorney with the DC Attorney General’s Office, where he investigated and litigated mergers and anticompetitive conduct, violations under the DC False Claims Act, and fraud.


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Michael A. Gleason, Michael H. Knight, Lauren Miller Forbes, John W. Magruder The US DoJ and FTC issue guidance on merger review during the COVID-19 outbreak and confirm that they continue to operate despite merging parties expecting lengthier reviews


The FTC and DOJ have adopted new procedures in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The changes are intended to help the agencies stay open during the crisis, but merging parties should expect lengthier antitrust reviews until normal operations resume. All merger filings with (...)

Henry de la Barre d’Erquelinnes, John W. Magruder, Serge Clerckx, Peter J. Love, Pamela L. Taylor The EU Commission follows other countries’ antitrust authorities and assesses penalties against an optical products company for structuring a transaction to avoid premerger notification filings and the waiting period requirements (Canon / Toshiba)


This article has been nominated for the 2020 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. Antitrust authorities in the United States and European Union have assessed penalties and fines against Canon, and in the United States, Toshiba, for structuring (...)

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