The leader of Orrick’s Antitrust & Competition practice, Amy Ray represents technology, financial services and fintech clients in high-profile U.S. and international matters. Her practice covers the full gamut of litigation, transactions, investigations, and counseling with a competition nexus.
Amy currently represents non-parties in multiple competition enforcement actions pending in federal district court, including in: U.S. v. Google, Colorado v. Google as well as FTC v. Facebook. A Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, she was also featured as one of Global Competition Review’s “40 Under 40 – Class of 2016” antitrust lawyers.
Among her notable transactional representations are matters at the intersection of antitrust and technology, such as her key role in Microsoft's acquisitions of LinkedIn and Skype.
Amy regularly advises both on strategic transactions as well as the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act. Additionally, she counsels on substantive antitrust issues that may arise in commercial relationships and compliance, such as vertical pricing and distribution.
The Legal 500 US 2020 rankings recently recognized Amy both for merger control and cartel investigations with a client testimonial:
“Amy Ray stands out as someone who has worked hard to understand our business and routinely brings her considerable experience and expertise to bear on important issues for us, always with a client-service focus. A true partner.”
Her pro bono matters include a case for which the Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs recognized her 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 was an inaugural board member of the Law360 Competition Editorial Advisory Board and continues in that role today.