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Anna Kertesz has practiced antitrust law in both private practice and at the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC). She has extensive experience in merger clearance, counseling, and civil and criminal litigation.
Most recently, as an attorney at the FTC, Anna led or was actively involved in numerous in-depth merger investigations in the oil & gas and pharmaceutical industries. Her involvement spanned various aspects of complex merger investigations, from conducting the initial investigation through obtaining consent agreements. Anna also has experience in market manipulation enforcement activities relating to conduct in the oil & gas industry.
Previously, while at White & Case, Anna regularly defended the Firm's clients in proposed and consummated mergers before the US Department of Justice Antitrust Division (DOJ) and the FTC in a broad range of industries, including healthcare, food products, foodservice, petroleum, and technology. She also defended government allegations of price-fixing and bid-rigging in various industries, including transportation and construction materials
Revised Horizontal Merger Guidelines, One Year In, The Deal Magazine, April 2012, (with Noah Brumfield)
Three Rules and a Constitution: Consumer Protection Finds Its Limits in Competition Policy, 72 Antitrust L.J. 943, 2005, (co-author)