Wilson Mudge's practice encompasses all aspects of antitrust law, including transactional matters before the FTC, DOJ, and FCC, government civil and criminal investigations, civil litigation, and client counseling. He regularly represents clients in a wide variety of industries, including telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, food service, software, machine components, chemicals, and others.

Experience

  • Komatsu Ltd. before the DOJ in connection with its approximately $2.9 billion agreement to acquire high-productivity mining equipment company, Joy Global.
  • AT&T Inc. before the FCC in connection with its acquisitions of DIRECTV and Leap Wireless.
  • AT&T Inc. in obtaining DOJ and FCC approval for its acquisitions of wireless telecommunications providers Allied Wireless, Dobson Communications Corp., and Centennial Communications Corp., and wireless properties divested by Verizon and ALLTEL.
  • Owens Corning before the FTC in connection with its acquisition of certain fiberglass composites and reinforcements assets of Compagnie de Saint Gobain.
  • Adobe in its $3.4 billion acquisition of Macromedia, a leading developer of software used by creative professionals and web developers. Transaction permitted to close without divestitures after second request.
  • SBC Communications in obtaining US and international antitrust approvals for SBC's $16 billion acquisition of AT&T Corp. forming the new AT&T Inc.

Perspectives

Do New DOJ Leadership Statements on SEPs Signal a Change of Direction for Antitrust Enforcement Policy? (pdf)
Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal, Vol. 30, No. 3
US Antitrust Year in Review: The Trump Administration's First Year
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer Webinar
DOJ Shifts Focus from SEP Holders to SEP Implementers and SSOs
Advisory
Debating the Efficiencies Defence
CBA Competition Law Fall Conference, Ottawa, ON
Yates Memo May Change DOJ Cartel Enforcement (pdf)
Life Sciences Law360. Also ran in Competition Law360, Employment Law360, Public Policy Law360, and White Collar Law360.
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Recognition

The Legal 500 US
Antitrust: Cartel (2018)
Antitrust: Merger Control (2017)
Washington, DC Super Lawyers
Antitrust Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions (2015-2018)

Credentials

Education
  • JD, American University, Washington College of Law, 1996, summa cum laude
  • BA, Michigan State University, 1990
Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • US District Court, District of Columbia
  • US District Court, District of Colorado
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