Mr David Brenneman > Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP > Brussels, Belgium > Lawyer Profile

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP

Work Department

Antitrust and Competition


David is an associate in Morgan Lewis’s antitrust and competition team, he represents clients primarily in mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and civil antitrust litigation. In the merger process, David works on premerger notification under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act, international merger control, merger investigations, second requests, and compliance with consent orders. David represents pharmaceutical, chemical, and financial services clients before the Federal Trade Commission and US Department of Justice, and he coordinates filings for multimillion- and multibillion-dollar transactions worldwide. For more information, view David’s biography at


Georgetown University Law Center, 2008, J.D.; University of Maryland, 2005, B.A.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Antitrust > Merger control

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is known for its expertise in HSR filings, prolifically advising clients, including private equity investors and corporates, on notifications and HSR-related issues, as well as regularly filing merger notifications in non-US jurisdictions on behalf of notable international clients including Pfizer. The team is also known for its broader work on the HSR Act, working with the FTC on rule changes, particularly within the pharma sector. The antitrust practice works both in tandem with its corporate and private equity teams on approving the firm’s pipeline of deals, as well as regularly being instructed as specialist antitrust counsel for complex multijurisdictional transactions. The practice is led by New York-based Harry Robins , who focuses on securing clearance before the FTC and DOJ for corporate and private equity transactions and joint ventures, and is an authority on premerger notification issues. Washington DC’s Jonathan Rich defends mergers before US and international antitrust authorities, with expertise in a variety of industry sectors, while New York’s David Brenneman is an active HSR advisor, and counsels clients on agency strategy. DC-based Ryan Kantor has a strong focus on the healthcare sector.