• University of Florida, B.S. (2004)
  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D. (2008) Member of the Moot Court Board


  • District of Columbia
  • New York

Alexis Victoria DeBernardis

Senior Counsel

Alexis Victoria DeBernardis is a senior counsel in the Washington, D.C. office. She is a member of the Antitrust & Competition Group, where her practice focuses on representing corporate clients in a wide range of antitrust issues, including information sharing, competitor interactions, competitor collaborations, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and issues related to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act. Her experience covers several industries, in particular, health care providers and payers, aerospace and defense, telecommunications, 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.

Representative Matters

  • Representing pharmacy benefit manager in connection with FTC's 6(b) study.
  • Counseling health care providers on potential acquisitions, partnerships, and other transactions.
  • Represented AT&T in the sale of its Crunchyroll business.
  • Represented Novant Health in its $5 billion acquisition of New Hanover Regional Medical Center, the largest hospital acquisition in North Carolina history.
  • Advising clients regarding potential antitrust liability associated with horizontal and vertical conduct in a variety of industries, including healthcare and defense.
  • Represented key third party in DOJ’s litigation against Google LLC alleging monopolization.
  • Represented Humana before the Antitrust Division and in court in its attempted $37 billion transaction with Aetna and related litigation.
  • Represented a third party in the DOJ’s investigation and litigation of Aon's proposed acquisition of Willis Towers Watson.
  • Represented AT&T in connection with several transactions, including the acquisition of DIRECTV and TimeWarner.
  • Represented a Georgia health care system in obtaining FTC clearance of its merger with another system, including advising on compliance with the FTC’s second request.
  • Represented third party witness in the DOJ’s federal lawsuit to block the proposed Anthem-Cigna merger.
  • Represented United Technologies in connection with its $30 billion acquisition of Rockwell Collins.
  • Various counseling matters related to potential transactions and competitor collaborations.
  • Represented a third party in the private litigation regarding insulin pricing.
  • Represented Clean Harbors in connection with its acquisition of the industrial cleaning services division of Veolia North America.
  • Represented pharmacy benefit manager in connection with FTC investigation.
  • Represented Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, Commerzbank, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, and J.P. Morgan in connection with the formation of FXSpotStream LLC.
  • Representing health care payers and providers before the FTC and DOJ in connection with pending transactions and investigations.
  • Represented United Technologies in connection with its $16.5 billion acquisition of Goodrich.
  • Conducting client training on various antitrust best practices, including teaming arrangements, merger review, competitor communications, and compliance issues.


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Firm News & Announcements

January 9, 2023 Crowell & Moring Elects 16 New Partners, Promotes Five to Senior Counsel, and 25 to Counsel
August 18, 2022 The Best Lawyers in America 2023 Recognizes 54 Crowell & Moring Attorneys, Three Selected as Lawyer of the Year
December 9, 2019 Crowell & Moring Launches Procurement Collusion Strike Force Response Team
September 20, 2019 Super Lawyers Recognizes 82 Crowell & Moring Lawyers Across United States
February 22, 2019 Crowell & Moring's Antitrust Group Listed as "Highly Recommended" in Global Competition Review's 19th Annual "GCR 100"
January 3, 2019 Crowell & Moring Elects Eight New Partners and Promotes 21 Associates to Counsel
October 15, 2018 Super Lawyers Recognizes 82 Crowell & Moring Lawyers Across United States