An experienced antitrust lawyer, Alicia Bates has a well-established practice representing clients in mergers and acquisitions, as well as general investigations, before federal and state agencies. Her agency and counseling practice includes consumer protection matters before the FTC and state authorities. Her federal antitrust litigation practice spans the full range of antitrust and unfair competition-related litigation, including class actions and competitor suits.
Earlier in her career, Alicia served as an Attorney 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.
Alicia’s experience, both as a government antitrust attorney and as a trusted legal and business advisor to high-profile multinational companies, brings invaluable insight on issues critical to clients. In particular, Alicia has considerable experience offering sophisticated services to clients in the pharmaceutical and chemicals industries.
Alicia is active within the American Bar Association, serving as vice-chair of the Emerging Issues in Healthcare Law Conference Planning Committee, and having previously served as vice-chair of the Antitrust Section Business Torts & Civil RICO Committee, Antitrust Section Litigation Task Force and Clayton Act Committee. She is also a former member of the editorial board of the Antitrust Law Journal.
Alicia was recognized by Black Enterprise among “America’s Top Black Lawyers”