Eric J. Olson

Associate | Washington D.C.

eolson@mofo.com | (202) 572-6761

eolson@mofo.com
(202) 572-6761

Eric Olson is an associate in the Litigation Department of Morrison & Foerster’s Washington, D.C. office with a focus on antitrust matters.

Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster as an associate, Eric was a lead attorney in the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition where he investigated mergers in various industries. Prior to that, he was a summer associate at another international law firm. Before law school, Eric provided economic consulting services to attorneys on antitrust merger and litigation matters.

Eric graduated cum laude from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where he was the Lead Articles Editor of the Loyola University Chicago Law Journal and a student fellow for the Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies. He earned a B.A. in economics from Grinnell College.

Representative Experience

DOJ Experience
  • Represented a drywall manufacturer in merger investigation before DOJ that cleared without a Second Request.
  • Counseling a large telecommunications client regarding compliance with a DOJ consent decree.
  • Representing a healthcare company responding to a DOJ investigation into alleged wage-fixing and no poach agreements.
FTC Experience
  • Seven & i Holdings’ $3.1B acquisition of Sunoco LP gasoline retail outlets (lead attorney).
  • Teva’s acquisition of Allergan’s generic business for $40.5 billion.
  • Corpus Christi Polymers LLC acquisition of a PET/PTA plant in Corpus Christi, TX for $1.125 billion.
  • Zillow’s acquisition of Trulia for $2.5 billion.
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