Andre Geverola leads the firm's antitrust cartel investigations practice, and represents companies, boards of directors, and individuals in criminal and civil antitrust investigations conducted by the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, and state attorneys general. Andre also represents clients in antitrust litigation and advises clients on antitrust compliance programs and risk mitigation.
Andre was the first Director of Criminal Litigation in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, where he supervised DOJ antitrust investigations and litigation across the country, and helped develop policies on leniency applications, grand jury investigations, and compliance programs.
Andre's unique experience has delivered excellent results for clients in a variety of matters, including:
- Government contracting: Andre persuaded DOJ to close an investigation of a telecommunications company involving allegations of price fixing and bid rigging for government contracts.
- Digital markets: Andre persuaded DOJ to close an investigation of an international technology company involving allegations of market allocation for web-based products and technologies.
- Manufacturing: Andre persuaded DOJ to close an investigation of a Fortune 500 manufacturing company involving allegations of price fixing of its products.
As Director of Criminal Litigation, Andre supervised all Antitrust Division cartel litigation matters, including:
- Labor markets: Andre conducted the Division's first criminal "no-poach" investigation after the issuance of the 2016 DOJ-FTC Antitrust Guidance for Human Resource Professionals, and supervised the Division's first labor-market cases.
- Government contracting: Andre supervised cases involving fraud and collusion in federal and state contracting under the Division's Procurement Collusion Strike Force.
- Food and agriculture: Andre supervised cases in the packaged-seafood and broiler-chicken industries.
- Health care and pharmaceuticals: Andre supervised cases in the pharmaceuticals and health-care industries.
- Financial markets: Andre supervised cases involving a variety of financial instruments, including foreign-currency exchange.
Earlier in his career, Andre worked as a trial attorney and then as Assistant Chief in the Antitrust Division’s Chicago Office. In these roles, he led numerous investigations and prosecutions of antitrust, fraud, bribery, and related offenses, and was responsible for the most significant corporate criminal cases in the history of that office.
During his fourteen years at the Department of Justice, Andre developed broad experience in government investigations including matters involving the DOJ Criminal Division, Civil Division, and various U.S. Attorney's Offices. Andre has also worked with and trained antitrust enforcement agencies across the globe, including Japan, Korea, Vietnam, the Philippines, Hong Kong, Ecuador, Chile, Brazil, Israel, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the European Union.
Antitrust: Merger Control (2022)
- University of Chicago Law School, Editor, Chicago Journal of International Law
- B.S., University of California, San Diego
- District of Columbia
Government & Military Service
- Director of Criminal Litigation: U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division
Trial Attorney, Assistant Chief: U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, Chicago Office
- Member, ABA Antitrust Section, International Cartel Task Force (2021)
- Co-author, DOJ Investigations chapter, ABA International Antitrust Cartel Handbook (2019)
- Visiting International Enforcer, Japan Fair Trade Commission (2014)