Alexander Okuliar

Co-chair Global Antitrust Law Practice Group | Washington, D.C.
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(202) 887-1679

Experience

Advised Schlumberger on the creation of a global oil field services technology joint ventures with Rockwell Automation, Sensia.

Represented Microsoft in its $7.5 billion acquisition of GitHub, a collaborative application system.

Advised Superior Plus on its $900 million acquisition of NGL’s U.S. propane retail business.

Advised Nova Chemicals on its joint venture with Borealis and Total to build a $1.7 billion ethylene cracker and a polyethylene plant in Texas.

Represented Cisco in its $610 million acquisition of Viptela, a privately held software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) company.

Advised Otsuka Pharmaceuticals Co., a major Japanese pharmaceutical company, on its $250 million acquisition of Neurovance, a privately held clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapies for ADHD and related disorders.

Represented Planet Labs, an earth-imaging satellite company, in its acquisition of Google’s Terra Bella Technologies business.

Advised Nodal Exchange Holdings, a leading energy derivatives exchange, on its acquisition by EEX, part of the Deutsche Boerse Group.

Advised Marubeni Corp., a major Japanese trading company, on its acquisition of Creekstone Farms Premium Beef, a top supplier of USDA-certified beef and pork products.

Advised Apigee, a cloud-computing company, in its $625 million sale to Google.

Represented VTech in the FTC investigation of its acquisition of Leapfrog.

Represented AVG Technologies in its $1.3 billion sale to Avast Software, maker of antivirus and security software.

Represented a private equity fund in its acquisition of a plastics distributor.

(2020) Senior Division official overseeing the DOJ team representing the United States in its landmark monopolization case against a leading online search engine.

(2019–2020) Represented online streaming service in its counterclaim alleging anticompetitive activity in connection with copyright lawsuit by television networks.

Represented international air cargo defendant against alleged price-fixing.

Represented international air carrier in defense of civil action alleging price-fixing of passenger airfares.

Represented major credit card issuer against claims of group boycott.


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