Amanda P. Reeves

Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP

Amanda P. Reeves

Amanda P. Reeves

Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP

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Mandy Reeves is a partner in the Litigation Department of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s nationally recognized Antitrust & Competition Practice. She specializes in the application of the antitrust laws to high technology industries and the healthcare industry.

Mandy Reeves’ antitrust practice runs the gamut from representing clients in Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) investigations into mergers and alleged anticompetitive conduct to defending clients in antitrust litigations, raising novel issues. She has experience at all phases of government antitrust investigations and is an experienced litigator. Ms. Reeves’ antitrust work has covered a wide range of industries including:

Pharmaceuticals
Hospitals
Cable and satellite
High technology
Consumer products and retail
Construction materials
Petroleum
Automotive

Ms. Reeves rejoined Latham in 2011 after spending two years serving as Attorney Advisor to Commissioner J. Thomas Rosch at the Federal Trade Commission. In that capacity she was responsible for advising Commissioner Rosch on all aspects of competition law, including merger and anticompetitive practice investigations, litigation and appellate strategy, the IP/antitrust interface and policy matters.

Ms. Reeves is recognized by Chambers USA 2014 as a top antitrust lawyer in Washington, D.C. She was also a finalist for “Lawyer of the Year – 40 and Under” in Global Competition Review 2014. She regularly speaks and writes on antitrust issues, including recent developments in merger and monopolization law, Section 5 of the FTC Act and practicing before the DOJ and FTC. Her work has appeared in The Antitrust Source, the Antitrust Magazine and the Indiana Law Journal. Ms. Reeves is an active member of the American Bar Association’s Antitrust Section, where she currently serves as an associate editor on the editorial board of the Antitrust Magazine.

Ms. Reeves has served in multiple management roles at Latham, including as a member of the Global Recruiting Committee and the Global Pro Bono Committee, and currently is the coordinator for the D.C. Office’s Mentoring Program.

Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Reeves clerked for the Honorable John G. Heyburn II, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, from 2002 to 2003, and for the Honorable Mary Beck Briscoe, current Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit from 2003 to 2004. Ms. Reeves remains active in the alumni activities of the University of Virginia, where she recently finished a three-year appointment to the School of Law’s Alumni Council.

Ms. Reeves' publications and lectures include:

Panelist, ABA Antitrust Section Spring Meeting, “Information Exchange Update: Steely Nurses and Iron Pipes” (April 2013)
“Hot Documents, CEOs as Star Witnesses, and Litigating to Win: What the FTC and DOJ’s Reinvigorated Litigation Strategy Means for Merger Review,” Competition Policy International’s Antitrust Chronicle (December 2012)
“The Search for Clarity in Federal Pleading Standards: Are We Close to Limiting the Intended (or Unintended) Consequences of Twombly and Iqbal,” Sedona Conference Journal (Fall 2012) (co-authored with Margaret Zwisler)
Lecturer, PLI Understanding the Intellectual Property License Seminar, “Antitrust Issues in Intellectual Property Licenses” (November 2011, November 2012)
Panelist, Canadian Bar Association Annual Fall Competition Law Conference, “Behavioral Economics: Junk Science?” (October 2011)
Panelist, George Mason Law & Economics Center: Lessons Since the Reagan Revolution at the FTC, “Section 5 of the FTC Act” (September 2011)
Moderator, ABA Antitrust Section Spring Meeting, “Section 5 of the FTC Act: A Penumbra Conundrum” (April 2011)
“High-Technology Mergers & the Merger Guidelines: The Search for a Silver Lining to an Otherwise Dark Cloud,” The Threshold (April 2011) (co-authored with Jason Cruise)
“The Pro-Competitive Value of Closed Platforms & Walled Gardens: Some Thoughts in Response to Tim Wu,” Competition Policy International’s Antitrust Chronicle (March 2011) (co-authored with Dan Wall)
Panelist, ABA Antitrust Section Brown Bag, “Bundled Discounts, Not Discrimination: Structuring Bundled and Loyalty Discounts to Comply with the Robinson-Patman Act and State Law” (December 2010)
Panelist on multiple panels, ABA Antitrust Section Masters Course V, (September 2010): (1) “Exclusionary Practices: Tying, Exclusive Dealing, and Bundling;” (2) “IP/Antitrust: Practical Analysis and Problem Solving;” (3) “The Art of Counseling: Relationships Between Competitors – Defining a Section 1 Agreement”
“Effective Advocacy Before the Federal Trade Commission,” Antitrust Magazine (Summer 2010) (co-authored with Darren S. Tucker)
“Behavioral Antitrust: Unanswered Questions on the Horizon,” The Antitrust Source (June 2010)
Moderator, Antitrust in Healthcare Conference, “Application of Section 5 of the FTC Act to Health Care” (May 2010) (co-sponsored by ABA Antitrust Section, ABA Health Law Section, and American Health Lawyers Association)
“Conduct Specific Tests? How the Federal Trade Commission Can Reframe the Section 5 Debate,” Competition Policy International’s Antitrust Chronicle (February 2010)
Roundtable Participant, Competition Policy International Roundtable on Section 5 of the FTC Act (February 2010)
Moderator, Brown Bag Panel Discussion, “State Sales Below Cost Laws: Everything You Need to Know About Navigating a World Without Brooke Group” (February 2010) (co-sponsored by ABA Antitrust Section’s Pricing Conduct & Business Torts & Civil RICO Committees)
Panelist, ABA Fall Forum, “Shaping Antitrust Policy: The Role of the Courts” (November 2009) (sponsored by ABA Antitrust Section)
“Challenges to Conglomerate Mergers: A Doctrinal Overview & Thoughts On A Possible Rebirth,” The Threshold (ABA Antitrust Section Mergers & Acquisitions Committee Newsletter) (Summer 2009)

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Partner
2011 - Current

Latham & Watkins LLP is a full-service law firm. The firm offers services in the areas of finance, litigation, tax, banking, life sciences, private equity, real estate, government relations, employment law, and outsourcing. The firm practices in a spectrum of transactional, litigation, corporate, and regulatory areas. Latham & Watkins was established in 1934 and is based in New York, New York.

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2003 - 2004

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2008
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Deutsche Telekom AG, T-Mobile US, Inc. purchase Sprint Corp. from SoftBank Group Corp.

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Intuit, Inc. purchases Credit Karma, Inc. from Silver Lake Management Co. LLC

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Stryker Corporation purchases Wright Medical Group NV

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