Allain Andry

Associate, Washington, DC



Allain is an associate in the Firm's Global Antitrust/Competition practice group where he helps companies navigate U.S. antitrust laws from the early stages of a transaction through the regulatory review phase, all the way through merger litigation defense and clearance. He regularly guides clients through filing obligations under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act, multijurisdictional merger clearances, and responses to Second Requests and civil investigative demands issued by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, the U.S. Department of Justice, and state attorneys general.

Clients value how Allain immerses himself in their businesses to address complex antitrust questions. Allain focuses on global antitrust merger clearance, having helped coordinate approval efforts in dozens of jurisdictions throughout the world.

Allain also has experience in competition conduct and compliance investigations, having helped coordinate and align responses for a major tech company subject to competition investigations across ten-plus jurisdictions.

During law school, Allain worked for the University of Virginia School of Law's Center for Oceans Law & Policy to help coordinate and run the 2015 Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy in Rhodes, Greece.

Bars and Courts
District of Columbia
University of Virginia School of Law
University of San Diego


Anthem, Inc., in dozens of matters, including its litigation with fellow insurer Cigna over an unsuccessful merger. Key member of the team whose work on a temporary restraining order to keep the merger in place within 24 hours of Cigna's filing for a termination of the deal and subsequent trial work in Delaware Chancery Court protected Anthem from immediately having to pay a $1.85 billion reverse termination fee. The work was shortlisted by FT North America Innovative Lawyers Awards 2021 in the Dispute Resolution category.

Saudi Aramco, the world's largest oil producer, in its successful US$70 billion acquisition of SABIC. Key member of the White & Case team that secured unconditional merger approvals for the deal in 25 jurisdictions, including the EU, China, India and Brazil.The transaction was named "M&A Deal of the Year (Over US$50 billion)" by the M&A Advisor (2020).

DIC Corporation in the acquisition of BASF's pigment business, BASF Colors & Effects, with merger control filings in 11 countries, including the United States, the European Commission, and the JFTC.

Altor Equity Partners and its portfolio company Trioworld on the acquisition of Canadian and US-based Malpack, a North American company that specializes in high-performance stretch film for the transit packaging sector.