Juan A Arteaga is a partner in Crowell & Moring’s antitrust and white-collar groups. His practice focuses primarily on advising companies, boards of directors, and executives in a broad range of civil and criminal antitrust matters, including litigation, merger reviews, governmental and internal investigations, and counselling regarding various business practices.
Between 2013 and 2017, Mr Arteaga was a senior official in the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice. During this period, he served as the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Civil Enforcement, where he worked on and oversaw numerous civil merger and non-merger investigations and litigations involving various industries. Mr Arteaga also served as the chief of staff and senior counsel to the Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division. While at the Antitrust Division, Mr Arteaga worked on various high-profile merger litigations, including the DOJ’s challenges to the Aetna/Humana, US Airways/American Airlines, Halliburton/Baker Hughes, Electrolux/General Electric, Energy Solutions/Waster Control Specialists and National Cinemedia/Screenvision transactions.
Mr Arteaga regularly represents Fortune 500 companies and financial institutions in connection with complex transactions and high-stakes litigation and government investigations. Mr Arteaga has been recognised as a leading practitioner by numerous professional publications and bar associations, including the American Bar Association, New York City Bar Association, Hispanic National Bar Association, New York Law Journal, Law360 and the Ethisphere Institute. He has also received numerous awards for his pro bono work and civic service.