Kanter Law Group (Washington)

Jonathan Kanter

Kanter Law Group (Washington)
Lawyer (Partner)

Jonathan Kanter is among the nation’s top antitrust lawyers with over 20 years of experience. For over a decade, Jonathan has been a leading advocate in the effort to promote strong and meaningful antitrust enforcement. Prior to founding KLG, Jonathan was Co-Chair of the antitrust practice at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton, and Garrison LLP. Jonathan also served as an attorney for the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition, where he investigated and challenged large mergers. Since 2010, Chambers USA has ranked Jonathan as a leading lawyer for antitrust. The Legal 500 recognizes Jonathan for his strength in economic analysis and for “providing practical and high-quality advice” to clients. Law360 honored Jonathan as one of the top five antitrust lawyers under the age of 40, in addition to recognizing him as one of the nation’s “go-to” antitrust lawyers for technology. Jonathan was featured in the 2019 edition of Variety’s Legal Impact Report, which highlights the top attorneys in the entertainment business. In 2017, Global Competition Review and Who’s Who Legal recognized Jonathan as one of the top competition lawyers under the age of 45. The Washingtonian and Super Lawyers list Jonathan as one of the “best lawyers” in Washington, D.C. Jonathan has written for a wide range of publications, including an op-ed for The New York Times. Jonathan is frequently asked to speak on antitrust and competition-related topics, including before various U.S. government and regulatory bodies. He recently testified before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary’s Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights regarding the historical differences between U.S. and EU antitrust laws. He also recently spoke about antitrust enforcement in the tech industry at the FTC’s Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century.

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Brad S. Karp, Andrew C. Finch, Jonathan Kanter The Californian Attorney General as well as other national jurisdiction’s Attorneys Generals announce their intent to take action against unfair "price gouging" and the US DOJ focuses on public health products during the COVID-19 situation

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State AGs Respond to COVID-19-Related “Price Gouging” and DOJ Antitrust Enforcement to Focus on Public Health Products* The outbreak and continued spread of a new strain of coronavirus, COVID-19, has led to surging demand for, and in some cases shortages in the supply of, a wide variety of (...)

Andrew J. Forman, Charles F. (Rick) Rule, Daniel J. Howley, Jonathan Kanter The US DoJ announces an agreement to settle the antitrust litigation challenging the merger of two air carriers (US Airways / American Airlines)

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This article has been nominated for the 2015 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. On November 12, 2013, US Airways, American Airlines, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”), and several state Attorneys General announced an agreement to settle (...)

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