Douglas M. Jasinski

Counsel, Washington, DC

Biography

Overview

Mr. Jasinski has extensive experience in antitrust counseling, transactions and litigation. He regularly counsels and represents clients in mergers and acquisitions, and in civil and criminal antitrust matters. Mr. Jasinski handles complex antitrust issues in a variety of industries, including retail, paper, consumer products, semiconductors, transportation, telecommunications, publishing, foodservice, defense, steel, building materials, marketing, construction, pharmaceuticals, chemicals and healthcare.

Mr. Jasinski has cleared numerous competitively sensitive transactions through federal agency, state and international review. He also regularly advises international clients in criminal antitrust matters.

Mr. Jasinski regularly counsels clients on the Hart-Scott-Rodino antitrust preacquisition reporting requirements in the United States as well as international merger notification requirements. He coordinated the publication of White & Case's 2003-2004 Survey of Worldwide Antitrust Merger Notification Requirements.

Mr. Jasinski has counseled organizations and individuals on consumer protection and antitrust issues related to radio frequency identification (RFID), credit counseling and distribution. He recently defended the CEO of a credit servicing company in a state investigation of the credit counseling industry.

Mr. Jasinski is a regular contributor to numerous articles and speeches covering issues such as criminal antitrust enforcement, foreign competition laws and cartel regulation, coordinated effects, B2B networks and distribution.

Bars and Courts
District of Columbia Bar
Maryland State Bar
US District Court for the District of Columbia
Education
JD
The Catholic University of America

Columbus School of Law

BA
The Catholic University of America
Languages
English

Experience

Publications

DOJ Report on Section 2 of the Sherman Act: Skirmish or Schism?, The Online Magazine for Global Competition Policy, October 2008, (co-author with Daniel Kanter)

Deal or No Deal: The FTC's M&A Reforms, Corporate Restructuring, BNA International, Inc., April 2006, (co-author with George L. Paul)

Coping with Merger Reform: Recent FTC Rules Should Streamline the Process of Vetting Deals, But They Also Come at a Price, The Daily Deal, March 6, 2006, Co-author with George L. Paul

Closed but No Cigar, The Daily Deal, April 18 – April 24, 2005, (co-author with Rajeev K. Malik)

Japan – Cartels: Cartel regulation, The Asia Pacific Antitrust and Trade Review 2005, Global Competition Review, 2005, (co-author with Jiro Tamura and J. Mark Gidley)