Gorav Jindal > Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP > Washington DC, United States > Lawyer Profile

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Robert S. Strauss Tower
2001 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20006-1037
United States
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Work Department

Partner; Litigation


Partner; Litigation, Antitrust

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Gorav Jindal is a skilled antitrust lawyer with hands-on knowledge of agency practice, procedure and personnel. He combines the quantitative analysis of a background in engineering and economics with the persuasive skills of a litigator and nationally ranked intercollegiate debater. He guides clients past antitrust obstacles, providing creative and innovative antitrust analyses, whether in defense of a potential or consummated transaction or as a counselor on the full range of business practices. His work led to his appointment as co-chair of the firm’s Innovation Committee.


J.D., The George Washington University Law School, 1998

B.S., University of Michigan, 1995

B.A., University of Michigan, 1995

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Antitrust > Merger control

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP focuses on securing merger clearance for complex, multi-stage transactions, including those requiring regulatory and antitrust clearance in multiple jurisdictions. The practice handles merger review and investigations by the DOJ and FTC, and also litigates effectively, notably representing Peabody Energy in the FTC’s case against its merger with Arch, a high-level involvement for accomplished antitrust litigator Gorav Jindal. Areas of strength for the firm include energy, financial services, electronics, and retail. Practice head Corey Roush  has litigated before the DOJ and FTC, and continues to lead on high-value deal clearances, representing 7-Eleven in securing FTC clearance for its $21bn acquisition Speedway, as well as notably securing clearance without a Second Request for Kingston Technology’s sale of its HyperX division to HP. Former FTC official Haidee L. Schwartz offers significant insight to clients on the agency’s strategies as well as providing support on merger clearances and investigations. Counsel Brian Rafkin joined from Dechert LLP in June 2021 and specializes in defending companies in litigated merger challenges. All attorneys mentioned are in Washington DC.