Steve Albertson represents clients in mergers and acquisitions reviewed by the Antitrust Division of the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission.


Mr. Albertson’s recent experience includes defending clients involved in litigation brought under Section 7 of the Clayton Act, and in conduct investigations brought under Section 5 of the FTC Act. His practice also includes counseling clients on a variety of antitrust compliance and merger enforcement issues.

Mr. Albertson focuses on all aspects of Hart-Scott-Rodino Act practice. His experience in these matters includes advising on applicability of the act and assisting clients in complying with its reporting and notification requirements. Mr. Albertson also has extensive experience representing clients involved in large M&A transactions undergoing merger review. Representative transactions include:

  • Anheuser-Busch InBev / Grupo Modelo
  • Exelon / Pepco
  • Rockwood / Huntsman
  • Freescale Semiconductor / NXP Semiconductor
  • Cisco Systems / Tandberg
  • Microsemi / PMC Sierra
  • Corning / Becton Dickinson
  • Finmeccanica / DRS
  • Anheuser-Busch InBev / Karbach Brewing
  • Coty / OPI
  • TomTom / TeleAtlas
  • General Dynamics / Jet Aviation
  • Rockwood / Elementis
  • Sun Microsystems / StorageTek
  • Arch Chemicals / Advantis
  • RRI / Mirant Energy
  • Cisco Systems / Acano
  • Exelon / Constellation Energy
  • Cavium / QLogic

Mr. Albertson has extensive experience managing all aspects of government investigation advocacy and response processes on behalf of his clients.

Prior to law school, Mr. Albertson served in the U.S. Navy in the areas of cryptologic intelligence collection and information warfare.



  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2004
  • B.A., University of Alaska Anchorage, 1999


  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Steven Albertson