Alicia Batts is a Partner in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Department, resident in the Washington, D.C. office. An antitrust litigator who represents clients in the federal courts and before federal and state agencies, and provides counsel on related matters to companies in a range of industries, she also brings valuable experience from her past work as an antitrust advisor at the Federal Trade Commission.
Alicia's practice concentrates on all issues relating to unfair trade practices, and she regularly represents clients before antitrust enforcement agencies and in federal antitrust cases. She also has extensive experience representing and providing antitrust counseling for companies in a range of industries, including automotive, aeronautics, pharmaceutical, financial and energy.
Alicia previously worked at Dickstein Shapiro LLP, where she was a partner. She also has worked as an antitrust advisor to Federal Trade Commissioner Mozelle Thompson, for whom she reviewed antitrust actions before the FTC and made recommendations on enforcement and policy matters before the Federal Antitrust Agency.
In the past, Alicia has represented a distributor of dental and animal health care products providing counseling, strategic and litigation advice; a private equity firm, providing distribution advice and antitrust advice on transactions; a worldwide credit and charge card network in defense of allegations that exclusivity agreements with issuers violated antitrust laws; a hospital association in a class action filed against a teaching hospital and medical associations and programs; and a large distributor purchasing a competitor in a highly concentrated market.