Eddie Hasdoo practices antitrust and competition law with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, federal and state government investigations and litigation, and antitrust compliance counseling. He has represented clients in a variety of industries, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, agricultural products, emerging technologies, and consumer retail goods.
Eddie's transactional experience spans all stages and aspects of a deal, from counseling clients during premerger planning all the way through closing. He has worked on a number of complex cross-border transactions, including the successful $38 billion merger-of-equals between PotashCorp and Agrium, which involved obtaining merger control clearances in the United States and a broad range of other jurisdictions, including China, India, and Brazil. Eddie has successfully helped multiple clients involved in transactions that have been investigated by either the Federal Trade Commission or the U.S. Department of Justice.
Eddie also has experience litigating cases in federal court. He has defended clients in cases involving claims of price-fixing and boycotting. He has also worked on multiple cases around the country involving claims arising under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. In a recent pro bono matter, Eddie assisted in drafting a petition for writ of certiorari on a Fourth Amendment claim.
- September 2018
Contributor, "Health Care Networks and Managed Care: Antitrust Aspects of Integration and Exclusion" Treatise, Bloomberg Law / BNA Health Law & Business Series Portfolio
- February 2015
Embracing Nuance: A Review of Antitrust Authorities' Carefully Crafted Consent Agreements
- The University of Chicago (J.D. with honors 2014); DePaul University (B.A. in English and Political Science 2009)
- Illinois and U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
- Judicial Extern to the Honorable Rebecca R. Pallmeyer, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois (Winter 2012-Spring 2013)