Anjali Patel represents clients in a variety of industries in connection with the antitrust aspects of mergers and acquisitions and litigation. Ms. Patel also counsels clients on various antitrust issues, including compliance programs.

Ms. Patel regularly represents clients in transactions before the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission, and has represented clients in transactions across a wide range of industries, including:

  • CME Group in multiple transactions, including its acquisition of NEX and a joint venture with McGraw-Hill involving Dow Jones Indexes and S&P Indices;
  • Schnuck Markets in its acquisition of various Shop ‘n Save assets;
  • Juno Therapeutics in its acquisition by Celgene;
  • Yahoo! in its acquisition by Verizon;
  • Ecolab in its acquisition of Permian Mud Service;
  • Marubeni in its acquisition of Gavilon;
  • Southwest Airlines in its acquisition of AirTran Airways;
  • RRI Energy in its merger with Mirant to become GenOn Energy; and
  • Tandberg in its acquisition by Cisco Systems.

Ms. Patel also represents clients involved in national and global antitrust litigation and class actions involving allegations of monopolization, price-fixing and cartel behavior. Examples include:

  • Access World USA in U.S. antitrust class action litigation relating to metals warehousing;
  • Medicis in a multidistrict litigation relating to patent settlements for Solodyn;
  • KLM Royal Dutch Airlines in various U.S. antitrust class action litigations relating to air cargo shipping services and passenger air transportation;
  • Sprint in its opposition to AT&T’s proposed acquisition of T-Mobile; and
  • De Beers in various U.S. antitrust litigation relating to gem and rough diamonds.

In addition, Ms. Patel has represented pro bono clients on a variety of matters, including appeals from denials of Social Security disability benefits, nonprofit corporate governance, applications for tax-exempt status, asylum applications and immigration advocacy, and serving as a court-appointed guardian ad litem in domestic custody disputes. Ms. Patel also serves on the Advisory Board for Children’s Law Center and participates in various firm diversity, mentoring and women’s initiatives.



  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2008
  • B.A., University of Virginia, 2005


  • New York
  • District of Columbia

Anjali B. Patel