For more than a decade, Kate Brockmeyer has advised clients on competition law matters, focusing on merger reviews before U.S. and international antitrust enforcement agencies. She has extensive experience counseling clients at every stage of a deal, including premerger planning, regulatory filings, and investigations. She also routinely advises clients on a variety of antitrust topics, including pricing and distribution issues, competitor collaborations, clinical integration, and conduct investigations.
Kate's recent representations include serving as antitrust counsel to CBS in the sale of CBS Radio to Entercom and to Patrón Spirits International in connection with its sale to Bacardi. Kate has advised clients in a range of industries, including media, advertising, consumer products, hospitality, building materials, and health care. Representative clients include Procter & Gamble, Rite Aid, HeidelbergCement, Outfront Media, Yale New Haven Health System, and Georgia-Pacific.
Kate is a member of the American Bar Association's Section of Antitrust Law. She serves as vice chair of the Section's Pricing Conduct Committee.
The Mystifying Antitrust Agency Clearance Process; Or How I Learned to Accept Disorder and Move Forward ,The M&A Lawyer, Vol. 25, Issue 8
HSR Clearance: Security Blanket or False Sense of Security for Merging Parties?, The M&A Lawyer, Vol. 25, Issue 4
Navigating Antitrust and Bankruptcy Laws: M&G’s Sale of Its Corpus Christi Facility, The M&A Lawyer, Volume 23, Issue 2
Antitrust Alert: FTC Closes Investigation of Merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax Office Supply Superstores
- February 2019
Navigating Antitrust and Bankruptcy Laws: M&G’s Sale of Its Corpus Christi Facility, The M&A Lawyer
- January 29, 2018
Monthly Antitrust Update Program for In-House Counsel, ABA Section of Antirust Law
- Washington and Lee University (J.D. magna cum laude 2011; Order of the Coif; Lead Articles Editor, Washington & Lee Law Review); University of Virginia (B.A. in Economics with distinction 2007)
- District of Columbia and Maryland
- Legal intern, Federal Trade Commission, Office of Commissioner Harbour (2009)
2022 "BTI Client Service All-Star"
Included in The Best Lawyers in America's list of "Ones to Watch" for antitrust law (2021)