Jeremy Rist has more than 20 years of experience practicing antitrust law, including representing clients before the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”), the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”), state regulators and attorneys general, and in courtrooms across the country. His practice includes:
- Defending mergers and acquisitions before the FTC and DOJ
- Representing clients in FTC and DOJ investigations regarding trade practices and other commercial activities
- Representing clients in civil antitrust litigation, both as plaintiffs and as defendants
Jeremy also routinely counsels clients in the antitrust aspects of ordinary course commercial activity, including contemplated mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, resale pricing and “minimum advertised price” policies, joint development agreements, distribution agreements, licensing arrangements, settlements, and the exchange of information among competitors and within trade associations.
Outside the antitrust field, Jeremy also represents clients in complex civil litigation, principally in disputes related to mergers & acquisitions, and commercial disputes implicating constitutional issues.
Additionally, Jeremy serves as Deputy General Counsel of Blank Rome LLP, in which he advises the firm’s management and more than 600 lawyers on issues related to professional responsibility, risk management, regulatory compliance, and legal issues involving the Firm.
Following graduation from law school, Jeremy served as a law clerk for the Honorable Paul A. Magnuson, then Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota.
Jeremy serves on the board of directors of the Wolf Performing Arts Center, a 501(c)(3) organization in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, that provides more than 1200 children a year with performance opportunities in musical theater.