Mr Rani Habash > Dechert LLP > Washington DC, United States > Lawyer Profile

Dechert LLP
1900 K STREET, NW
WASHINGTON DC 20006
United States
Rani Habash photo

Work Department

Antitrust/Competition

Position

Partner

Career

Rani A. Habash advises clients on the antitrust aspects of mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures. He has helped guide industry-leading companies to successful strategic transactions in the face of intense antitrust scrutiny by the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Federal Trade Commission, Senate and House Judiciary Committees, state attorneys general, and international competition authorities.

Memberships

Vice Chair, ABA Section of Antitrust Law’s Membership and Diversity Committee

Education

West Virginia University, B.S., Economics, 2006, summa cum laude
The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2009, Order of the Coif

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Antitrust > Merger control

Dechert LLP advises clients throughout complex merger review processes, including FTC and DOJ challenges and consent orders, as well as representing in merger litigation. Alongside its existing strength in healthcare, the firm also regularly advises clients in retail, energy, and private equity, as well as handling cross-border merger proceedings in collaboration with its global platform. Former FTC assistant director Mike Cowie specializes in government investigations and challenges in the health care and life sciences space, and now co-heads the team alongside Philadelphia-based Steven Bizar. James A Fishkin handles reviews and merger litigation, and is particularly strong in the retail sector, while up-and-coming Rani Habash advises clients throughout pre-merger risk assessments, negotiations with counterparties, and DOJ and FTC investigations, with notable clients including CVS Health and Aetna. Counsel Gregory Luib is also noted for his representation of clients in FTC and DOJ merger investigations. Lawyers are in Washington DC unless otherwise stated.