Boudreault, Jody

Jody A. Boudreault

Senior Associate

Jody Boudreault is a member of the global Competition – Antitrust Practice Group. Her primary practice focuses on antitrust and competition law and litigation. She regularly advises clients on business growth and expansion, including antitrust strategies, risk assessment and competitor collaborations. Her expertise in antitrust law includes premerger notifications; mergers and acquisitions; advocacy before the US Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission; litigation; amicus briefs; joint ventures; horizontal and vertical restraints of trade including market allocation, network access and MFNs; monopolization; and exemptions and immunities to the federal antitrust laws.

She has extensive experience in a variety of industry sectors including healthcare, intellectual property, high tech, peer-to-peer platforms, sharing economy, defense, airline, dairy, heavy industry, oil, music, consumer products, steel, food products and trade associations.

Before joining us, Jody was an Honors Attorney in the US Department of Justice Antitrust Division (DOJ), where she gained significant experience in all phases of government merger investigations including horizontal and vertical merger review, civil enforcement actions (CIDs/Second Requests) and investigative process and procedure. Prior to her work at DOJ, she externed for a law school semester at the Antitrust Bureau, New York State Office of the Attorney General, working on New York ex rel. Spitzer v. Saint Francis Hospital, 94 F. Supp. 2d 399 (S.D.N.Y. 2000) (market allocation and state action immunity issues).

Jody is a member of the New York Bar Association and the District of Columbia Bar Association. She is also vice chair to the Pricing Conduct Committee of the Section of Antitrust Law of the American Bar Association for the term September 2017-August 2018.

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US Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, Honors Attorney, Litigation I Section, Litigation II Section

  • DOJ investigation of partial acquisition of competing dairies in Kentucky, focusing on school-milk markets. United States v. Dairy Farmers of America, Inc., Civ. No. 6:03-206 (E.D. Ky. Apr. 24, 2003).
  • DOJ investigation of an acquisition of 3-D printing technology that would have decreased the number of competitors from three to two. Anticompetitive effects analyzed included harm to technological innovation. United States v. 3D Systems Corp., No. 1:01CV01237 (D. D.C. June 6, 2001).
  • DOJ investigation of vertical acquisition of doorskin manufacturer by molded door manufacturer. United States v. Premdor, Inc., No. 1:01CV01696, (D. D.C. Aug. 3, 2001).
  • DOJ investigation of Volvo’s proposed acquisition of Renault, focusing on LCOE heavy duty trucks. United States v. Aktiebolaget Volvo, No. 1:00CV03006 (D. D.C. Dec. 18, 2000).

Education

  • Cornell Law School, J.D., cum laude, note editor, Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, 2000
  • The George Washington University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1991

Admissions

  • District of Columbia, 2015
  • New York, 2001

Memberships and Affiliations

  • New York Bar Association
  • DC Bar Association
  • ABA Antitrust Section, Member

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  • Author, “Value Based Contracting – Could it be a Procompetitive Efficiency in the Antitrust Analysis of Healthcare markets?” Antitrust Health Care Chronicle, 2017.
  • Editor and contributor, Antitrust Law Developments, ABA Book Publishing, 2017.
  • Contributor, Antitrust Law Developments, ABA Book Publishing, 2015, 2016.