Vishal Mehta is a partner in Morrison & Foerster’s Global Antitrust Law Practice Group. He advises clients on all aspects of antitrust law with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, litigation, counseling, and compliance.
Mr. Mehta has extensive experience representing clients before the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Department of Justice (DOJ), and foreign competition authorities in all phases of merger review. He has defended clients in high-profile merger investigations across a range of industries, including technology, media, telecommunications, energy, oilfield services, specialty chemicals, life sciences, agriculture, heavy equipment, consumer products, and retail, among others.
In addition to his robust mergers practice, Mr. Mehta has represented companies in antitrust and other complex litigation involving claims of price-fixing, monopolization, breach of contract, and patent infringement. He has also defended clients in non-merger government investigations at the state, federal, and international level. Mr. Mehta regularly works with clients to provide practical solutions to commercial challenges touching on antitrust issues; conduct internal audits; design and administer antitrust compliance programs; and advance competition policy objectives through proactive engagement with government stakeholders.
Most recently, Mr. Mehta practiced antitrust law at a major international law firm and completed a secondment in-house at a leading global natural resources company.
Mr. Vishal received his J.D. from the Vanderbilt University Law School, where he participated in the Cecil D. Branstetter Litigation & Dispute Resolution Program. He received his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.