Nick Putz is an associate in the Firm's Global Antitrust/Competition Group. Nick’s practice focuses on antitrust matters, including global antitrust merger clearances, agency investigations, and civil litigations.
Nick has experience representing clients in merger clearances before the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice in a broad range of industries, including entertainment, mining, pharmaceuticals, transportation, and solid waste. Nick also represents clients in non-merger agency investigations and counsels clients on issues relating to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR Act) and global merger notification requirements. Nick has helped coordinate approval efforts in jurisdictions throughout the world, including Mexico, the European Union, the United Kingdom, and India.
Nick also represents clients in civil litigation matters, with a particular focus on merger litigations and class action litigations at the cutting edge of antitrust and intellectual property.
Nick is actively involved in the pro bono practice at the Firm, focusing on prisoner's rights litigation.
Nick graduated from the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law magna cum laude in 2017, where he was Production Editor of the Catholic University Law Review and a member of the Moot Court Team. During law school, Nick served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Christopher R. Cooper of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and as a law clerk in the Department of Justice's Environmental Tort Litigation Section.