Government Experience

  • Federal Trade Commission—Attorney, Bureau of Competition, 2012-2016


  • Reed College, B.A. economics (2007)
  • Cornell Law School, J.D. (2012)


  • California
  • New Jersey

Angel Prado


Angel Prado is a counsel in Crowell & Moring’s Los Angeles office, where he practices in the Antitrust & Competition Group. He has extensive experience involving competition investigations by the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and is well versed with the merger review process.

Prior to joining the firm, Angel was an attorney with the FTC Bureau of Competition, where he enforced the federal antitrust laws by investigating proposed mergers and litigating those deemed anticompetitive. During his time at the FTC, Angel participated in some of the agency’s highest profile matters, including FTC v. Staples, Inc., FTC v. Ardagh Group S.A., Zillow, Inc./Trulia, Inc., and Reynolds American, Inc./Lorillard, Inc., among others. The FTC awarded Angel the Janet D. Steiger Award for his outstanding contributions as trial counsel on the Staples litigation, including serving as second-chair for two trial witnesses and the development of product market arguments. Angel has experience in a number of industries, including retail, glass, supermarket, hospital, chemical, food, and technology.

During law school, Angel served as a legal extern at the DOJ Criminal Antitrust Division, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of New York, and the National Economic Council at the White House.

Prior to attending law school, Angel worked in industrial engineering at The Boeing Company on the 747-8 and 787 commercial airplane programs.


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August 18, 2022 The Best Lawyers in America 2023 Recognizes 54 Crowell & Moring Attorneys, Three Selected as Lawyer of the Year
January 4, 2021 Crowell & Moring Elects Nine New Partners and Promotes 18 to Counsel Positions
February 22, 2019 Crowell & Moring's Antitrust Group Listed as "Highly Recommended" in Global Competition Review's 19th Annual "GCR 100"