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John Roberti

Partner

Washington, D.C.

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John Roberti

Partner

Washington, D.C.

John leads Allen & Overy's Washington D.C. Antitrust practice and is a member of the firm's Investigations and Litigation practice. John provides strategic guidance to clients in all aspects of government investigations and private antitrust litigation. For nearly 25 years, John has guided clients through complex merger and civil investigations involving a wide range of complex issues. His practice currently involves many of the largest cartel matters ongoing in the United States, including representing the largest auto parts manufacturer in the world in the largest antitrust class-action ever undertaken, representing one of three pre-packaged seafood suppliers, a large electronic component supplier, and a global energy supplier. Clients say John “provides top-tier advice and responsiveness, and demonstrates real expertise in the field.” 

John is a nationally recognized alumnus of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), which, along with the experience developed in private practice, gives him insight into the workings of the FTC and the U.S. Department of Justice's (DOJ) Antitrust Division. John also has handled high-profile trials and litigation in both private practice and also during his tenure with the FTC, and represents clients in high stakes class action litigation.

Chambers USA, Legal 500, and Who’s Who Legal Competition have recognized John as a leading antitrust lawyer for many years. Clients report that John is “incredibly intelligent and well-versed in all things antitrust," and "analyses issues quickly and is extremely flexible.” He receives praise from clients for “always finding the perfect balance between pragmatic solutions while sticking to ethics and high-value standards.” John is recognized as an Antitrust Litigation ‘Super Lawyer’ in the Washington D.C. area. John is also the host of the American Bar Association Antitrust Law Section's weekly podcast, Our Curious Amalgam. He is the pro bono partner for Allen & Overy’s Washington, DC office, and was selected as a member of the Allen & Overy Leadership Academy. John also is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and serves on two non-profit boards supporting children with special needs.

Office

Washington, D.C.

Allen & Overy LLP
1101 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C.
20005

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted: Bar of the District of Columbia

Admitted: Bar of the State of New York

Admitted: United States District Courts
Eastern District of New York
Southern District of New York
Western District of New York
District of Columbia

Admitted: United States Courts of Appeals
Second Circuit
Eleventh Circuit
District of Columbia Circuit

Admitted: United States Supreme Court

Academic

J.D., New York University School of Law, 1994 

B.A., Brown University, 1991

Experience highlights

Recognition

Published work

News & insights

Allen Overy publishes eighth edition of The Business and Human Rights Review

Publications: 10 DECEMBER 2020

Allen & Overy publishes eighth edition of The Business and Human Rights Review

Allen & Overy’s Human Rights Working Group is pleased to announce the publication of the eighth edition of The Business and Human Rights Review.

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Overview of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2019

Publications: 21 JULY 2020

Overview of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2019

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) and the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division (“DOJ”) recently issued their Hart-Scott-Rodino Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2019 (the “Report”). This…

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Antitrust in focus

Publications: 31 JANUARY 2020

Antitrust in focus - January 2020

This newsletter is our take on the antitrust developments we think are most interesting to your business. John Roberti, partner based in Washington, D.C., is our editor this month. He has selected:

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Publications: 31 JANUARY 2020

FTC announces increased HSR thresholds – size-of-transaction threshold to be USD94.0 million

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced increases to the notification thresholds under the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Antitrust Improvements Act, which requires pre-merger notification of…

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