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Amanda P. Reeves

Latham & Watkins LLP

Washington, DC, USA


Amanda Reeves


Education

JD, University of Virginia, 2002
MA, University of Virginia, 2002, emphasis in Legal History
BA, University of Virginia, 1999, with honors

Bar Qualifications
Ms. Reeves is qualified to practice before the Commonwealth of Virginia and the District of Columbia bars. 

Areas of Expertise
Mandy Reeves is counsel in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins and is a member of the Litigation Department and the Antitrust & Competition Practice Group. Her antitrust practice includes representing clients before the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) relating to investigations involving reviews of mergers/acquisitions and investigations of alleged anticompetitive conduct, as well as defending corporate clients in complex antitrust litigations throughout the country and on appeal. Ms. Reeves' specialties are the application of the antitrust laws to high technology industries and the health care industry. 

In 2011, Ms. Reeves rejoined Latham after spending two years serving as Attorney Advisor to Commissioner J. Thomas Rosch at the Federal Trade Commission. In that capacity she was responsible for advising Commissioner Rosch on all aspects of competition law, including merger and anticompetitive practice investigations, litigation and appellate strategy, the IP/antitrust interface, and policy matters. During her time at the Commission, Ms. Reeves worked on a wide range of merger and conduct matters across numerous industries, including high technology, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, petroleum, and retail.

Ms. Reeves regularly speaks and writes on antitrust issues, including recent developments in monopolization law, Section 5 of the FTC Act, practicing before the DOJ and FTC, and the application of behavioral economics to antitrust law. Her work has appeared in The Antitrust Source, the Antitrust Magazine, and the Indiana Law Journal. Ms. Reeves is an active member of the American Bar Association's Antitrust Section, where she currently serves as an associate editor on the editorial board of the Antitrust Magazine and as a Vice Chair of the Section's Business Torts and Civil RICO Committee.

Ms. Reeves has served in multiple management roles at firm, including as a member of the Global Recruiting Committee and the Global Pro Bono Committee. Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Reeves clerked for the Honorable John G. Heyburn II, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, from 2002 to 2003, and for the Honorable Mary Beck Briscoe, current Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit from 2003 to 2004. Ms. Reeves remains active in the alumni activities of the University of Virginia, where she is currently serving a three-year appointment to the School of Law's Alumni Council.

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