Ted Hassi

Debevoise & Plimpton (Washington, D.C.)
Lawyer (Partner)

Ted Hassi is a litigation partner and member of the Antitrust Group. His practice focuses on antitrust litigation and obtaining merger clearances in transactions reviewed by the U.S. antitrust agencies. Mr. Hassi is a former FTC Chief Trial Counsel who from 2011–2014 led the agency’s work on matters that were or were likely to be tried, including high-profile challenges to several mergers and cases involving other anticompetitive practices. As a strong transactional antitrust practitioner and an accomplished first chair trial lawyer, Mr. Hassi is a proven litigator and trusted counselor to clients navigating antitrust challenges. He regularly represents clients across an array of industries. Throughout his career, Mr. Hassi has established himself as a respected thought leader, regularly speaking at conferences and authoring articles on a range of antitrust subjects. A highly regarded member of the antitrust bar, he is a former U.S. Navy pilot who pursued law following a successful eight-year military career. He received his J.D. cum laude from Fordham University School of Law, where he was also selected to the Order of the Coif; and earned a B.S. from the United States Naval Academy.

Linked authors

General Electric (Washington)
British Competition Authority - CMA (London)
Oxera (Brussels)
US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) (Washington DC)
DG COMP (Brussels)
University of International Business & Economics (Beijing)
Axinn Veltrop & Harkrider (Washington)
Google (London)


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Courtney C. Byrd, Courtney Dyer, Julia Schiller, Ted Hassi The US DOJ announces a proposed $4.95 million settlement for alleged “gun-jumping” while the parties’ proposed transaction was under antitrust review (Flakeboard America / SierraPine)


On November 7, 2014, the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced a proposed $4.95 million settlement with Flakeboard America Limited, its parent companies Celulosa Arauco y Constitución S.A. and Inversiones Angelini y Compañía Limitada (collectively, “ Flakeboard”), (...)

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