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Puja Patel

Associate

New York

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Puja Patel

Associate

New York

Puja is an associate in the Antitrust practice group, advising clients on a range of antitrust and competition issues. Her practice concentrates on antitrust clearance of mergers and acquisitions, antitrust litigation and non-merger antitrust investigations.

Puja advises clients on all aspects of the merger review process, including Second Request investigations before the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission, antitrust risk assessments, SPA aspects, multi-jurisdictional filing analysis, and Hart-Scott-Rodino Act compliance. She also has significant experience in representing clients in complex antitrust litigation matters, from fact and expert discovery, pleadings and motions, to settlement strategy. Puja also counsels clients on complex, high-stakes antitrust issues including competitor collaborations, vertical arrangements, joint ventures and Section 8 interlocking directorate issues. She has worked on dozens of complex cross-border matters in a wide range of industries including pharmaceuticals, financial services, technology, airlines, industrials and food/agriculture.

Puja currently serves as Vice Chair of the ABA Antitrust Section’s Diversity Advanced Committee and an Executive Member of the NYSBA Antitrust Section. She also maintains an active pro bono practice, with a focus on immigration, reproductive justice and criminal justice matters.

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Office

New York

Allen & Overy LLP
1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York
NY 10020

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted: Bar of the State of New York, 2015

Admitted: United States District Courts

Eastern District of New York, 2018 
Southern District of New York, 2018 

Academic

J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2014

B.S., New York University, 2011 

Awards & Accolades

Shortlisted article for the Antitrust Writing Awards

Concurrences Review and George Washington University Law School Competition Law Center, 2021

Her Justice Commitment to Justice Awards 2020

Legal Team Award

Published work