Jonathan M. Grossman is a member in the firm's Antitrust, Consumer Protection, and Government and Regulatory Practice Groups, working in the Washington D.C., office. Jonathan advises clients on a wide range of matters, including civil and criminal government investigations, merger clearance, counseling on antitrust and consumer protection issues, litigation, and legislative issues. He works with clients from a variety of industries, and has extensive experience in the health care, energy, high tech, transportation, and financial services sectors.
Jonathan's antitrust work involves mergers, government investigations, litigation, and counseling. His merger practice includes representing clients before the Federal Trade Commission, the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, and state Attorneys General and involves advising on all aspects of a transaction including conducting competitive analyses, advising as to deal structure, conducting U.S. (Hart-Scott-Rodino) and foreign pre-merger clearance filing analyses, preparing pre-merger filings, meeting with antitrust enforcement agencies to advocate for clearance, managing “Second Request” compliance, and counseling to avoid “gun jumping.”
Jonathan represents subjects, complainants and third-parties in government investigations by, among others, the U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Federal Communications Commission, and State Attorneys General.
Jonathan's counseling work focuses on antitrust and consumer protection issues and includes providing advice to businesses, non-profits and trade associations on a wide variety of issues including joint ventures and teaming arrangements, pricing and distribution issues, exclusivity provisions, resale price maintenance, and unfair or deceptive acts or practices. He also counsels clients on compliance issues related to a number of federal and state laws including the Dodd-Frank Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Robinson-Patman Act and the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act.