Lauren Miller Forbes practices antitrust and competition law, focusing on mergers, nonmerger investigations, and antitrust counseling. She has represented clients from a broad range of industries — including aviation, home products, semiconductors, building materials, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices — before the U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, and state antitrust enforcers.
Lauren counsels buyers and sellers in domestic and international transactions at every stage of the deal process, from premerger planning to regulatory filings, Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission investigations, and litigation. Lauren also advises clients on a wide range of nonmerger topics, including integration planning, competitor communications, and potential government investigations. She represents clients in cartel and criminal proceedings, conducting internal investigations, and responding to grand jury subpoenas.
Lauren is a member of the American Bar Association's Section of Antitrust Law and writes regularly on antitrust issues for that organization, most recently as a contributing editor for the second edition of the DOJ Civil Antitrust Practice and Procedure Manual. She is also a member of the Virginia State Bar and the District of Columbia Bar.