Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP
With more than 20 years at Axinn, Mark Alexander provides sophisticated and practical counsel on complex antitrust issues. His practice focuses on antitrust merger clearance, litigation and counseling.
Mark has handled antitrust aspects of dozens of mergers and acquisitions in a host of industries, including life sciences, wireless and wireline telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, oil & gas, oil exploration services, consumer products, mining and minerals, insurance brokerages and business services. His antitrust litigation experience has included representing a corporate plaintiff in a challenge to attempted monopolization in the chemicals industry under Section 2 of the Sherman Act, defending a media merger from a private party challenge under Section 7 of the Clayton Act and defending advertising industry trade group activities from a challenge under Section 1 of the Sherman Act.
Mark has litigated and arbitrated a wide range of complex commercial disputes before courts and arbitrators across the United States. He has handled several disputes under the Uniform Commercial Code concerning supply agreements in the chemicals industry. Mark’s other commercial litigation and arbitration experience includes a contract dispute among international investment consortium members, a dispute involving oil and gas exploration rights and an arbitration involving specialized software for the higher education industry.
Prior to joining the firm, Mark practiced in the New York and London offices of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP.