Allen & Overy hires John Roberti to Washington DC antitrust practice

Allen & Overy has announced that John Roberti has joined the firm’s global antitrust practice as a partner in the Washington DC office. This appointment is in line with the firm’s goal to have a market-leading global antitrust practice.

Prior to the appointment, Roberti was at Mayer Brown and had previously served as an attorney with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).  

He represents clients in all aspects of government and private antitrust litigation and has handled high-profile trials and litigation in private practice and during his tenure with the FTC, including representing the pioneer pharmaceutical company in the FTC’s investigation that became the landmark case on pay-for-delay settlements, Federal Trade Commission et al v Actavis, Inc et al.

Roberti’s practice also includes defending clients in non-public investigations involving antitrust, consumer protection and privacy matters. He has successfully advocated before the FTC and US Department of Justice (DoJ) in matters involving consummated mergers, alleged price signalling, false advertising and discriminatory lending.

He also regularly represents companies in global merger transactions. He co-ordinates global merger strategies for clients, including representing clients before the US competition agencies.

Roberti received his JD from the New York University School of Law and his BA from Brown University.