Jonathan M. Grossman is a member in the firm's Antitrust and Consumer Protection Practice Groups, working in the Washington, D.C., office. Jonathan advises clients on a wide range of antitrust and consumer protection matters, including merger clearance, civil and criminal government investigations, counseling on antitrust and business-related issues, litigation, and legislative issues.
Jonathan works with clients from a variety of industries, and has extensive experience in the health care (providers, pharmaceuticals, and insurers), energy, high tech and commercial insurance sectors. His work on mergers includes representing clients before the Federal Trade Commission, the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, and numerous state Attorneys General. His practice 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’s counseling work includes providing advice on a wide variety of issues including joint ventures and teaming arrangements, competitor communications, pricing and distribution issues, refusals to deal, tying, trade association compliance, legislative matters, consumer protection issues, Robinson-Patman Act compliance, and arbitrage counseling. His work on investigations includes counseling subjects, complainants and third-parties regarding ongoing or prospective antitrust and consumer protection investigations by the Federal Trade Commission, the U.S. Department of Justice, state Attorneys General and other regulatory agencies.
Jonathan earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan in 1992. He then attended Harvard Law School where he earned his J.D. in 2000, and the Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government where he earned his M.P.P. also in 2000.