Andrew Lacy is a Partner in the Washington, D.C. office whose practice focuses on antitrust-related litigation, transactional and counseling issues. Andrew represents clients in DOJ and FTC merger investigations and in criminal and civil government antitrust investigations. He has litigated numerous antitrust matters involving monopolization, price fixing and other restraint of trade allegations and has appeared in trials and hearings before federal and state courts and international arbitration tribunals.
Andrew’s representations have included:
- Waste Management in its proposed acquisition of Advanced Disposal
- Waystar in its acquisition of eSolutions, a leading provider of healthcare revenue cycle and Medicare analytics
- Gardner Denver in its acquisition of Ingersoll-Rand’s industrials business
- BMW Group and Daimler AG in FTC clearance of their joint venture in mobility services
- HCA in its defeat of plaintiffs’ motion for class certification and ultimate resolution of an antitrust suit involving the wages paid to hospital nurses
- MassMutual in its sale of Oppenheimer Funds to Invesco
- Oaktree Capital in its sale of a majority interest to Brookfield Asset Management
- Maple Leaf Foods in its acquisition of Field Roast Grain Meat Company
- Avianca in its joint venture with United Airlines
- Rolls-Royce Holdings plc in its acquisition of the Industria de Turbo Propulsores SA, a leading aerospace component manufacturer
- Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd., in the FTC approval of its merger with Taiwanese competitor Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc.
- Holcim in obtaining FTC clearance of its merger with Lafarge
- Office Depot in its proposed merger with Staples
- Priceline.com and Booking.com in obtaining dismissal of antitrust class action claims involving the online travel industry
Andrew joined the Firm in 2003 and became Partner in 2014. He was one of the founding members of the Firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Andrew is recognized by The Legal 500 and as a “Litigation Star” by Euromoney’s Benchmark Litigation. He has been a core member of the group recognized as the Antitrust Department of the Year by Chambers USA in 2016 and by The American Lawyer in 2014. He received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 2002, where he was Managing Editor of the Journal on Law and Policy in International Business, and received his B.A. in Economics and International Studies from American University in 1997.
Last Updated September 2020