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Kathryn M. Fenton (Kathy)
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  • Georgetown University (J.D. cum laude 1978; Editor-in-Chief, Law Journal); Fairfield University (B.A. summa cum laude 1975)

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia


  • Law Clerk to Judge Oliver Gasch, United States District Court, District of Columbia (1978 term)

Government Service

  • Attorney-Advisor to Federal Trade Commission Chairman James C. Miller III (1983-1984)

With more than 35 years as an antitrust lawyer, Kathy Fenton has substantial experience in providing timely and practical advice to clients on merger reviews and complex business transactions, as well as defending government investigations.

Kathy's recent representations include serving as antitrust counsel to CBS in the sale of CBS Radio to Entercom, to SiriusXM in its $480 million investment in Pandora, and to Conagra in its acquisition of Thanasi Foods. She also has represented numerous other media, energy, aviation, and consumer products firms.

Kathy served as chair of the American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law in 2007-2008. She previously served the Antitrust Section as committee officer, secretary, publications officer, council member, and editorial chair of the Antitrust Law Journal. She is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and on the editorial board of Competition Law International. Kathy also is a member of the District of Columbia Bar Association, where she has served as a member and chair of the Rules of Professional Conduct Review Committee and of the Legal Ethics Committee. She is a frequent lecturer and author on antitrust and competition issues.

Honors & Distinctions

  • Recommended in:

    Chambers Global and Chambers USA

    The Legal 500

    PLC Which lawyer?

    The Best Lawyers in America

    Who's Who in American Law

    D.C. Super Lawyers

    Lawdragon 500
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