US Department of Justice (Washington)

Andrew J. Forman

US Department of Justice (Washington)
Deputy Assistant Attorney General

Since May 2022, Andrew Forman has been Deputy Assistant Attorney General at the Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice. Previously, Andrew had been a Partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Paul Weiss. Before he was a Partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP’s. His practice involved counseling clients in a wide range of antitrust matters, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and representing clients in connection with investigations by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Andy also has experience in private antitrust litigation, including antitrust class action litigation. He has represented clients in matters involving a wide variety of industries, including software, pharmaceutical, airline, automobile, semiconductor, industrial and engineered products, and consumer products. Among the clients Andy has represented are US Airways, Pfizer, Microsoft and Goodyear. Recognized as a leading antitrust lawyer, Andy was recommended in The Legal 500 (2012) for his work in merger clearances. Prior to joining Cadwalader, Andy worked for the FTC’s Bureau of Competition (Mergers I), where he helped lead antitrust investigations in large mergers and acquisitions in the pharmaceutical, medical device, consumer products and aircraft components industries. He received his J.D., cum laude, from Georgetown University and his undergraduate degree, as an Honors Graduate, from Washington University in St. Louis. Following law school, Andy served as a judicial law clerk for the D.C. Court of Appeals. He is admitted to the bar in the District of Columbia and Maryland.

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Jay S. Cohen, Craig A. Benson, Andrew J. Forman, William B. Michael, Jacqueline P. Rubin, Charles F. (Rick) Rule, Aidan Synnott The US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit holds that the US DoJ failed to show that the District Court erred in denying the government’s request for a permanent injunction is blocking a merger (AT&T / Time Warner)

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This article has been nominated for the 2020 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. On February 26, 2019, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit held that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) failed to show that (...)

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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