Business Transactions and Finance


Antitrust, Competition Law and Trade Regulations

The firm’s antitrust business practice encompasses the full spectrum of business counseling with respect to matters involving competition law, antitrust statutes and trade regulations. In particular, we advise corporations, partnerships, LLCs and other business organizations with respect to the following:

  • Antitrust analysis involving the Sherman Act, the Clayton Act, and the Robinson Patman Act
  • Issues concerning price fixing, market allocation, division of customers, bid rigging, vertical and horizontal restraints of trade, and anticompetitive acquisitions
  • Merger analysis and compliance filings with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Justice under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act
  • Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice investigations and regulatory practice concerning antitrust matters
  • Exclusive dealing contracts
  • Tying issues
  • Supply agreements and distribution contracts
  • Procurement contracts, price discrimination issues and promotional allowance programs
  • Resale price maintenance issues
  • Refusals to deal
  • Agreements not to compete

Depending upon the nature of the client’s business and the scope and complexity of the issues at hand, other practice groups’ expertise may be brought to bear in order to fully address the client’s needs, including full litigation support, where necessary.

Antitrust, Competition Law and Trade Regulations Team

Rachel Blue


(918) 574-3007

Catherine Anne Cape


(405) 552-2226

W. Chris Coleman

Shareholder, Industry Group Leader

(405) 552-2234