Pam Taylor is an antitrust lawyer with more than 25 years of experience in antitrust and competition law issues, including the antitrust aspects of mergers, joint ventures, and government investigations. She represents clients in government antitrust investigations and enforcement actions before the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice Antitrust Division. She also advises companies on antitrust issues in dealing with customers, suppliers, and competitors. Her practice includes advising on Hart-Scott-Rodino premerger notification requirements, joint ventures and strategic alliances, pricing and price discrimination, marketing practices, distribution issues, and dealer terminations.
Pam has provided antitrust advice to global companies on their distribution strategies for the United States.
Pam's experience includes matters in the pharmaceutical, medical device, hospital products, and veterinary products businesses. She also has advised global manufacturers and distributors across a wide range of industries including aerospace and defense, automotive, consumer products, chemicals, technology, food products, mining, and steel. Representative clients include Abbott Laboratories, Baxter International, Boehringer Ingelheim, Cardinal Health, Hill-Rom, Leggett & Platt, and Zekelman Industries. In addition, Pam has served as antitrust counsel to trade associations.
Pam is a member of the Illinois bar and serves on the board of the Legal Aid Society.
Attorney-Client Privilege and Common Interest Privilege in Antitrust Merger Review, The M&A Lawyer, Vol. 24, Issue 9
What You Need to Know About the New FTC DOJ Vertical Merger Guidelines, The M&A Lawyer, Volume 24, Issue 2
- Boston University (J.D. 1990); Wellesley College (A.B in English cum laude 1987)
- Illinois and Massachusetts
- Staff Attorney, Mergers I Division, Federal Trade Commission (1994-1999)
Recognized for antitrust by Chambers USA (2013-2022) and by Illinois Super Lawyers (2018-2021)