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Government Experience

  • Federal Trade Commission—Bureau of Competition, Mergers IV Division: Assistant Director (2014-2017), Deputy Assistant Director (2012-2014), Staff Attorney (2010-2012)

Education

  • Williams College, B.A. (1996)
  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D. (2002)

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
Alexis J. Gilman, Partner Washington, D.C.
agilman@crowell.com
Phone: +1 202.624.2570
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Alexis J. Gilman is a partner in the Antitrust Group in Crowell & Moring’s Washington, D.C. office. His practice focuses primarily on advising and representing companies, boards of directors, and executives on a broad range of civil antitrust matters, including merger reviews, government investigations, litigation, and counseling regarding various business practices.

From 2014 until 2017, Alexis served as the Assistant Director of the Mergers IV Division in the Bureau of Competition of the Federal Trade Commission where he had leading roles in and oversaw investigations and litigations in various industries, including hospitals and other healthcare providers, distribution services, supermarkets, funeral homes, casinos and online gaming, retail, and consumer goods. Prior to this position, Alexis served as a Deputy Assistant Director of the Mergers IV Division from 2012-2014, working on and supervising investigations and litigations in the Division. While at the FTC, Alexis worked on several high-profile merger investigations and litigations, including Sysco/US Foods, Staples/Office Depot, DraftKings/FanDuel, ProMedica/St. Luke'sDollar Tree/Family Dollar, Albertsons/Safeway, Phoebe Putney/Palmyra, Advocate/NorthShore, Cabell/St. Mary’s, Mountain States/Wellmont Health System, CHS/HMA, Office Depot/OfficeMax, and Pinnacle/Ameristar.

Prior to joining the FTC, Alexis was an associate in the Antitrust Group of a large U.S.-based law firm, where he represented Fortune 500 companies in high-profile U.S. and foreign merger investigations and other civil antitrust matters. He represented pharmaceutical, publishing, retail, chemical, energy, and private equity clients, among others.

Alexis received his J.D. with honors from The George Washington University Law School where he was a member of the George Washington International Law Review. He received his B.A. from Williams College.



Affiliations

Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, Massachusetts (inactive)

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Member of the American Bar Association and its Antitrust and Litigation Sections
  • Member of The American Health Lawyers Association


Speeches & Presentations

  • "Fan Duel/Draft Kings Merger: The Antitrust Lineup," American Bar Association Teleconference (November 8, 2017). Panelist: Alexis J. Gilman.
  • "When Competition Concerns Arise in Health Systems Combinations: Litigation Versus Regulation," ABA Antitrust Law Section Brownbag (January 2017). Presenter: Alexis J. Gilman.
  • "Provider Consolidation: An Update on Antitrust Review and Enforcement," National Association of Attorneys General Fall Meeting, NAAG Presidential Initiative Session (November 2016). Presenter: Alexis J. Gilman.
  • "FTC v. Sysco/US Foods: Perspectives From the Trenches," ABA Antitrust Law Section Brownbag (July 2016). Presenter: Alexis J. Gilman.
  • "Evolution of Market Definition in Healthcare Provider Transactions," ABA Health Law Section, 2016 Antitrust in Healthcare Conference (May 2016). Presenter: Alexis J. Gilman.
  • "How FTC and DOJ Guidance Affects the Future of Mergers and ACOs," ABA Health Law Section, 13th Annual Washington Health Law Summit (December 2015). Presenter: Alexis J. Gilman.
  • "Antitrust and Provider Mergers and Affiliations: Competition vs. More Affordable Care?" American Health Lawyers Association, AHLA Annual Meeting (June 2015). Presenter: Alexis J. Gilman.
  • "Antitrust & Health Care: Square Peg In A Round Hole?" ABA Section of Antitrust Law, 63rd Antitrust Law Spring Meeting (April 2015). Presenter: Alexis J. Gilman.
  • "Provider Consolidation: Better Care or Higher Cost," Massachusetts Association of Health Plans, 13th Annual Health Policy Conference (December 2014). Presenter: Alexis J. Gilman.
  • "Healthcare – Consolidation & The Affordable Care Act," GE Capital, Healthcare Financial Services – Equipment Finance Webinar (October 2014). Presenter: Alexis J. Gilman.
  • "The Aftermath of the FTC’s Wins in ProMedica and St. Luke’s: What is the Future of Provider Mergers?" American Health Lawyers Association Roundtable (July 2014). Presenter: Alexis J. Gilman.
  • "2014 Antitrust Merger Enforcement Trends and Strategies," ABA Business Law Section Webinar (June 2014). Presenter: Alexis J. Gilman.
  • "Remedies in Hospital Mergers: Structure vs. Behavior," ABA Section of Antitrust Law, Health Care & Pharmaceuticals Committee Teleseminar (May 2014). Presenter: Alexis J. Gilman.
  • "Regulatory and Public-Private Approaches to Enhancing Provider Competition," Catalyst for Payment Reform’s National Summit on Provider Market Power (June 2013). Presenter: Alexis J. Gilman.
  • "Efficiencies Analysis in the Antitrust Evaluation of Healthcare Provider Mergers and Collaborations," American Health Lawyers Association Webinar (February 2013). Presenter: Alexis J. Gilman.
  • "HR and Antitrust: What HR Professionals and Legal Administrators Should Know," Association of Legal Administrators, DC Chapter, HR Committee Brownbag (February 2008). Presenter: Alexis J. Gilman.


Publications

  • "Managing Merger Control in the Era of Globalization," Antitrust Magazine (2010). Authors: Alexis J. Gilman and Jonathan N.T. Uphoff.
  • "HR and Antitrust: What HR Professionals and Legal Administrators Should Know," Association of Legal Administrators, DC Chapter, Capital Connection Newsletter (February 2008). Authors: Alexis J. Gilman and David R. Brenneman.
  • "Premerger Coordination: The Emerging Law of Gun Jumping and Information Exchange," ABA Book Publishing (2006). Contributor: Alexis J. Gilman.
  • "U.S. and E.C. Antitrust Approaches to Patent Uncertainty," Georgetown J. of Int'l Law (2003). Authors: Willard K. Tom and Alexis J. Gilman.


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Sep.25.2017 Senior Federal Trade Commission Lawyer Alexis Gilman Joins Crowell & Moring as Antitrust Partner