Baker Botts (Washington)

Anthony W. Swisher

Baker Botts (Washington)
Lawyer (Partner)

Anthony Swisher has extensive experience representing clients before the Federal Trade Commission and the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) in connection with government antitrust investigations of mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. He has represented clients in hundreds of matters and has deep experience in a wide range of industries, from healthcare to financial services to energy. Anthony brings over two decades worth of experience to bear in advising clients on a full spectrum of antitrust matters. His experience spans all sectors of the economy and includes numerous substantial representations of health plans, hospitals and other healthcare providers, medical device manufacturers, technology firms, oil and gas firms, electric power generators, manufacturers, retailers and consumer products companies, among others. Anthony teaches Antitrust Policy at the University of Virginia Department of Economics. He is active in the leadership of the Antitrust Section of the American Bar Association where he presently serves as Vice Chair of the Health Care & Pharmaceuticals Committee. Anthony’s insurance experience includes numerous substantial representations of health plans, property and casualty insurers, and reinsurers, among others. In healthcare, he has significant experience in medical devices and healthcare technology, as well as pharmaceuticals, pharmacy benefit management and hospitals. His energy experience includes oil and gas midstream, refining and electric power generation, among other sectors.

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Jody Boudreault, Anthony W. Swisher The US DoJ moves to vacate its loss in a booking services market acquisition decision on the basis that the competition effects may heighten the agencies’ burden of proof and merger enforcement (Sabre / Farelogix)


On May 12, 2020, the Department of Justice moved the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit to vacate the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware’s U.S. v. Sabre Corp. opinion. In an opinion released on April 7, the court rejected DOJ’s challenge to the proposed merger of Sabre and (...)

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