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Education

  • University of Florida, B.S. (2004)
  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D. (2008)

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New York

Alexis Victoria DeBernardis

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 Counsel Washington, D.C.
adebernardis@crowell.com
Phone: +1 202.624.2631
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Alexis Victoria DeBernardis is a counsel in the Washington, D.C. office. She is a member of the Antitrust Group, where her practice focuses on representing corporate clients in a wide range of antitrust issues, including competitor collaborations, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and issues related to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act. Her experience covers several industries, in particular, healthcare providers and payors, telecommunications, aerospace, and financial services.

At the firm, Alexis is a steering committee member of the Women Attorneys' Network, an internal network dedicated to the promotion and advancement of women attorneys through a community platform and professional development opportunities.

Alexis received her juris doctor from the George Washington University Law School, where she was a member of the Moot Court Board. She received her B.S. in finance from the University of Florida in 2004. Alexis is admitted in both the District of Columbia and New York.

Representative Matters:

  • Representing a hospital system in a proposed merger.
  • Represented Humana before the Antitrust Division and in court in its attempted transaction with Aetna and related litigation. 
  • Representing AT&T in connection with several acquisitions, including DIRECTV and TimeWarner.
  • Represented United Technologies in connection with its $30 billion acquisition of Rockwell Collins and its $16.5 billion acquisition of Goodrich.
  • Represented Clean Harbors in connection with its acquisition of the industrial cleaning services division of Veolia North America.
  • Represented Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, Commerzbank, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, and J.P. Morgan in connection with the formation of FXSpotStream LLC.
  • Representing third-parties before the FTC and DOJ in connection with pending transactions.
  • Counseling matters related to potential transactions and potential antitrust liability associated with horizontal and vertical conduct.


Affiliations

Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, New York



Highlights, News & Knowledge


Publications

  • "COPAs: A Way Around Federal Antitrust Enforcement to Get Your Hospital Merger Through?" AHLA Connections (May 2018). Authors: Alexis J. Gilman and Alexis Victoria DeBernardis.
  • "Financial Services Weekly Update," Crowell & Moring's Public Policy Bulletin (February 8, 2014). Author: Alexis Victoria DeBernardis.
  • "Financial Services Weekly Update," Crowell & Moring's Public Policy Bulletin (December 7, 2013). Author: Alexis Victoria DeBernardis.
  • "Financial Services Weekly Update," Crowell & Moring's Public Policy Bulletin (November 15, 2013). Author: Alexis Victoria DeBernardis.
  • "Financial Services Weekly Update," Crowell & Moring's Public Policy Bulletin (October 12, 2013). Author: Alexis Victoria DeBernardis.
  • "Financial Services Weekly Update," Crowell & Moring's Public Policy Bulletin (September 27, 2013). Author: Alexis Victoria DeBernardis.
  • "Financial Services Weekly Update," Crowell & Moring's Public Policy Bulletin (August 16, 2013). Author: Alexis Victoria DeBernardis.
  • "Financial Services Weekly Update," Crowell & Moring's Public Policy Bulletin (July 26, 2013). Author: Alexis Victoria DeBernardis.
  • "Financial Services Weekly Update," Crowell & Moring's Public Policy Bulletin (July 5, 2013). Author: Alexis Victoria DeBernardis.
  • "Financial Services Weekly Update," Crowell & Moring's Public Policy Bulletin (June 21, 2013). Author: Alexis Victoria DeBernardis.
  • "Financial Services Weekly Update," Crowell & Moring's Public Policy Bulletin (May 13, 2013). Author: Alexis Victoria DeBernardis.
  • "Financial Services Weekly Update," Crowell & Moring's Public Policy Bulletin (April 29, 2013). Author: Alexis Victoria DeBernardis.
  • "Financial Services Weekly Update," Crowell & Moring's Public Policy Bulletin (April 22, 2013). Author: Alexis Victoria DeBernardis.
  • "Treatment of 'Make-Whole' and 'No-Call' Provisions by Bankruptcy Courts," Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law (April 2011). Co-Author: Alexis V. Chapin.


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