Agree to Disagree: Competition Authorities Differ on Approach to Digital Platforms
Amy Ray represents clients in high-profile U.S. and international antitrust matters. She focuses on transactions, litigation, investigations, and counseling with a competition nexus.
She regularly advises on substantive antitrust analyses of business combinations and antitrust compliance, including vertical pricing and distribution issues. Amy has substantial counseling experience in strategic transactions as well as in providing advice to financial investors on issues related to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act.
Global Competition Review featured her as one of its “40 Under 40 – Class of 2016” antitrust lawyers in its global survey.
Amy is also a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. She has recently defended litigation clients in antitrust suits spanning the municipal derivatives, credit default swaps, precious metals, and technology industries.
Among her other notable representations are transactional matters at the intersection of antitrust and technology, including her key role in Microsoft Corporation's acquisitions of LinkedIn, the largest in Microsoft’s history (winner of Global Competition Review's “Merger Control Matter of the Year – Europe” in 2017); the company’s acquisition of Skype (winner of Global Competition Review's “Merger Control Matter of the Year – Europe” in 2012); and in the clearance of numerous intellectual property acquisitions.
Her pro bono matters include a case for which the Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs recognized her case team for its contribution to fair housing litigation. She also served for several years on the prestigious U.S. National Women's Law Center Leadership Advisory Committee.
Amy is a member of the inaugural Law360 Competition Editorial Advisory Board. She received her J.D. from Harvard Law School, where she was an Equal Justice Fellow, and a B.A. from the University of Virginia with Highest Distinction.
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