Allen Davis

Senior Associate

Washington, D.C.

Allen Davis concentrates his practice on antitrust and competition law, providing strategic counsel to clients navigating intricate regulatory landscapes and market dynamics.

Allen assists businesses in identifying, assessing, and mitigating risks related to competition matters, collaborating closely with clients to develop tailored compliance strategies, guiding them through the complexities of antitrust laws at both domestic and international levels. He represents clients in a broad range of antitrust issues arising from mergers and acquisitions (including Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) filings and second requests), complex civil litigation, government investigations (including civil investigative demands (CID)) and general counseling. Allen represents clients across a diverse range of industries, including consumer technology, digital advertising, pharmaceuticals, e-commerce, real estate, and energy.

Recent notable experience includes representing:

  • A software company in a successful defense of Clayton Act § 7 litigation
  • A large insurer in connection with allegations of price fixing in violation of Sherman Act § 1
  • A technology company in connection with discovery in a number of enforcement actions against Google LLC
  • A generic pharmaceutical manufacture in defense against Sherman Act §§ 1-2 claims
  • Allen regularly represents clients before the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission. He also works closely with ex-US counsel in strategizing on matters before the European Commission and UK Competition and Markets Authority.

    In recognition of his work, Allen was named to The National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 in 2022 and 2023.