Tommy Rucker assists clients with addressing antitrust and competition issues related to merger reviews, compliance, government investigations, and other regulatory issues. He has experience in premerger counseling, including compliance with Hart-Scott-Rodino premerger requirements, and has also guided clients through several investigations before the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, and state attorneys general.
Tommy has represented clients in many industries, including technology, defense, financial products, heavy machinery, and health care.
Tommy is committed to pro bono service and represents clients in collaboration with the Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless.
Tommy serves as a Young Lawyer Representative of the ABA's Competition/Consumer Protection Policy and North America Comments Task Force. He is also a member of the LGBT Bar Association of DC and the National LGBT Bar Association.
It Ain't Over Till It's Over: Review of DOJ M&A Settlements Under the Tunney Act, The M&A Lawyer, Vol. 23, Issue 9
- July 2021
FTC Signals Aggressive Antitrust Policy as Part of Government Pro-Enforcement Agenda
- December 14, 2020
The Future of the Indirect Purchaser Rule: Hanover Shoe, Illinois Brick, Apple v. Pepper and Beyond.
- George Mason University (J.D. magna cum laude 2018; Symposium Editor, George Mason Law Review; Recipient: Outstanding Academic Achievement in Antitrust Law and the Global Antitrust Institute's Award for Outstanding Performance in Antitrust Law and Economics); Cornell University (B.S. in Biology 2013, with a minor in Policy Analysis and Management)
- District of Columbia and Illinois