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Logan M. Breed

Partner
Washington, D.C.

Logan M. Breed

Logan Breed has handled many of the most cutting-edge antitrust reviews of mergers and acquisitions since 2002, as well as numerous non-merger conduct investigations and antitrust litigation matters. He has particular experience with issues at the intersection of antitrust and intellectual property law.

Logan's broad industry experience includes computer software and hardware, e-commerce, telecommunications, media and entertainment, consumer products, and defense. He also counsels clients on a wide variety of issues, including joint ventures and other strategic alliances between competitors, antitrust compliance, pricing, distribution, and distributor and dealer relations, and consumer protection matters.

The National Law Journal recognized Logan as a "trailblazer" in the field of antitrust law in 2015. In 2013, Washingtonian Magazine named him one of the top antitrust lawyers in Washington, D.C. Global Competition Review has twice named Logan a finalist for global antitrust lawyer of the year under 40. Logan is ranked in Chambers USA and Legal 500 for antitrust.

Logan is an authority in the antitrust bar, serving in the leadership of the American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law and the International Bar Association Antitrust Committee. He speaks regularly around the world on antitrust issues and has published a number of articles on antitrust and other topics. His published articles have appeared in the Antitrust Law Journal, Antitrust Magazine, MergerMarket, the National Law Journal, various newsletters of the ABA section of Antitrust Law, the Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal, and the Virginia Journal of International Law.

"Logan Breed is a 'hugely impressive' young lawyer described as 'tech-savvy and fast' by impressed commentators."

Chambers 2014

Representative Experience

Representing ARRIS in its acquisition of Pace plc.

Represented IBM in the sale of its Microelectronics business to GlobalFoundries.

Represented Research In Motion as a member of a consortium including Microsoft, Sony Ericsson, and a leading global technology company in the acquisition of patents from Nortel.

Represented Verizon in its acquisition of spectrum from a consortium of cable companies and the creation of joint marketing/ development agreements.

Represented IBM in the sale of its x86 server business to Lenovo.

Represented H&R Block and Second Story Software in merger litigation against the Department of Justice Antitrust Division.

Represented ITA Software in its acquisition by Google.

Represented Alberto-Culver in its acquisition by Unilever.

Represented IBM in the Department of Justice's industry-wide investigation regarding non-solicitation arrangements between technology companies.

Represented Amcor Ltd. in its acquisition of Alcan Packaging assets from Rio Tinto.

Represented McCormick & Co. in its acquisition of Lawry's.

Represented AdMob in its acquisition by Google.

Represented Tumblr in its acquisition by Yahoo!.

Represented Google in Federal Trade Commission investigation regarding in-app purchases.

Represented Ariba in its acquisition by SAP.

Represented ARRIS in its acquisition of the Motorola Home business from Google.

Representing various trade associations on antitrust issues.

Represented Waze in its acquisition by Google.

Education and admissions

Education

  • J.D., Order of the Coif, University of Virginia School of Law, 2002
  • B.A., with distinction, University of Virginia, 1999

Memberships

  • Member, Section of Antitrust Law, American Bar Association
  • Vice-Chair, ABA Antitrust Section's Intellectual Property Committee

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia

2012-2015

Antitrust

Legal 500 US

2013-2015

Chambers USA, Antitrust, Up and Coming

2015

Global Competition Review 40 Under 40

2011

Global Competition Review 40 Under 40, Nominee

2013

Top Lawyers, Antitrust

Washingtonian Magazine

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