Baker Botts (Washington)

Thomas Fina

Baker Botts (Washington)
Lawyer (Partner)

Tom Fina represents companies before the competition agencies in the United States and around the world. He has guided hundreds of transactions through the U.S. and international antitrust merger review process, appearing before the Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, the Competition Directorate of the European Commission, MOFCOM (China), the UK Competition and Markets Authority, the Norwegian Competition Authority, the Brazilian competition authority, CADE, and the Mexican competition commission, COFECE. Mr. Fina has also counseled numerous companies with respect to the analysis, formation and reportability of joint ventures in the U.S. and other jurisdictions. He represents clients in a range of industries including oilfield services, energy, manufacturing, mining equipment, medical devices, consumer products, chemicals, insurance and software. He is a member of the Baker Botts Oil & Gas M&A team. Mr. Fina’s experience includes representing numerous companies in antitrust audits, internal investigations and in designing and implementing antitrust compliance programs in the United States and internationally; criminal grand jury investigations involving medical services, sulfuric acid, metal containers, petroleum drill bits, molded door skins and industrial diamonds; and civil non-merger investigations in aluminum manufacturing, aluminum processing, float glass, insurance, hazardous waste disposal, trade association activities and athletic shoes.

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Travis J. Wofford, James Marshall, Jeremy Moore, Samantha Hale Crispin, Thomas Fina, Stacy Turner The US DoJ holds a workshop addressing labour competition issues including "no-poach" agreements between companies


A senior Department of Justice (DOJ) official recently remarked that the number of "no-poach" agreements between companies — which can include agreements not to solicit or hire a competitor’s employees — in apparent contradiction of DOJ and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) guidance was "shocking" (...)

Thomas Fina The US DoJ and FTC publish their antitrust guidance in order to alert HR professionals that agreements among competing employers to limit or fix the terms may violate antitrust laws


After years of filing civil enforcement actions against companies, hospitals, and various employer groups for entering into a variety of schemes to suppress employee wages, the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission have made it clear that naked (...)

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