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Melanie A. Hallas focuses her practice on antitrust and competition matters. Melanie counsels clients on mergers and acquisitions, as well as on antitrust issues in licensing, distribution, pricing and competitor collaborations. Read Melanie A. Hallas' full bio.

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and US Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Antitrust Division have been actively challenging mergers and acquisitions (M&A) across a variety of industries where there is not a viable or acceptable remedy to mitigate the agencies’ competitive concerns. Parties to M&A transactions that the FTC or the DOJ believe are likely to