Monique Boyce's practice includes regulatory compliance, internal and government investigations, antitrust merger clearance matters, litigation, and counseling. She represents individuals and corporations before the Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, Federal Communications Commission, and state attorneys general.  She has assisted in running white-collar internal and government investigations into fraudulent conduct, anticompetitive practices, price-fixing, labor market collusion, "no poach" agreements, medical fraud, and foreign corruption. She assists in securing antitrust clearance for mergers, acquisitions, and other business combinations from competition authorities. She represents companies in complex civil and criminal litigation disputes. She also conducts regulatory compliance reviews to develop corporate compliance programs and trainings; and she counsels clients on the regulatory implications of business practices.

Ms. Boyce previously interned for the Honorable Christopher Cooper in the US District Court for the District of Columbia. In addition to her law degree, Ms. Boyce has a background in public administration, with a focus on government and nonprofit management and policy analysis. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Boyce was a management consultant to state and local government agencies, and she also ran an educational foundation. She is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

Experience

  • T-Mobile, in connection with its $37 billion combination with Sprint, engaging in antitrust monitoring during the integration planning process.
  • Wedding Wire, in connection with its $933 million acquisition by XO Group, Inc. to form The Knot Worldwide.
  • Pacific Biosciences, in connection with its $1.2 billion acquisition by Illumina, which the parties mutually agreed to terminate after undergoing a second request investigation.
  • Multinational biotechnology company, in connection with two non-public bribery investigations related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
  • Jier Shin Korea Co. Ltd., in connection with a civil antitrust and fraud investigation which resulted in a $2 million settlement with the US Department of Justice.
  • Generics pharmaceutical corporation, in connection with an ongoing antitrust price-fixing multidistrict litigation.
  • Comcast, in connection with responding to two program carriage complaints before the Federal Communications Commission, which resulted in dismissals.
  • Large Corporation, in connection with a commercial litigation resulting in summary judgment on claims of breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and negligent supervision.

Perspectives

Prospective AG Judge Garland Confirms Commitment to Antitrust Enforcement, Declines to Comment on Specific Cases or Proposed Legislation
Enforcement Edge: Shining Light on Government Enforcement
Analysis of the Proposed Competition and Antitrust Law Enforcement Reform Act of 2021
Advisory
US Antitrust Criminal Enforcement 2020 Year in Review
Advisory
Introduction to Antitrust Issues Arising in Mergers and Acquisitions
Lecture, Michigan State University College of Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Course
The Pharmaceutical Intellectual Property and Competition Law Review: United States Chapter (pdf)
Contributor, The Law Reviews

Credentials

Education
  • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2015
  • MPA, New York University
  • BA, Stanford University
Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • New York
Activities
  • Advisory Board Member, American Bar Association, Antitrust Section, Pricing Conduct Committee, 2020 - Present
  • Chair, Law Firm and Corporate Counsel Committee, Greater Washington Area Chapter (GWAC), National Bar Association, Women Lawyers Division, 2018-2020
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