Beau Buffier is an antitrust partner in the Boston and New York offices of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where his practice focuses on defending clients in merger investigations before the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice as well as non-U.S. antitrust agencies including the CMA (UK). Beau also represents domestic and foreign clients in connection with various antitrust issues concerning cartel matters, abuse of dominance, joint ventures, distribution arrangements, intellectual property, competitor collaborations and Hart-Scott-Rodino compliance. Beau has defended substantive merger investigations and other civil and criminal investigations involving a wide variety of industries, including semiconductors, telecommunications, enterprise software, internet platforms, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, chemicals, retailing, airlines, automotive parts, and entertainment and ticketing.
Jindrich Kloub is a partner in the Brussels office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and a head of its European antitrust team. He focuses on complex antitrust investigations, cartel defense, digital markets regulations, and general antitrust counseling and compliance. Jindrich is a member of the firm’s ESG cross-practice initiative and his practice also covers counseling on sustainability collaborations and compliance with the EU’s sustainability regulations.
Brent Snyder is an antitrust partner in the San Francisco office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he leads the firm's regulatory and compliance department. With more than 25 years of civil and criminal litigation and trial experience in both the private and public sectors, Brent is a leading U.S. and internationally recognized antitrust and competition attorney with deep expertise in antitrust cartels and related criminal violations.
Prior to joining the firm, Brent served as chief executive officer of the Hong Kong Competition Commission (HKCC), Hong Kong’s competition enforcement agency, where he had day-to-day responsibility for all aspects of its enforcement, policy, advocacy, and administration functions. During his tenure, which involved overseeing a budget of approximately $15 million, the HKCC set several important litigation precedents; significantly increased the volume, variety, and complexity of its enforcement work; improved its leniency and cooperation incentives; and enhanced its competition policy and advocacy work.
Brendan Coﬀman is a partner-elect in the Washington, D.C., oﬀice of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he is a member of the antitrust and competition practice. Brendan represents the world's most innovative companies in connection with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, government investigations, private litigation, and distribution practices. His clients include stalwarts and emerging firms in electronic gaming and entertainment, ridesharing and ADAS/Autonomous Driving, semiconductor and connectivity, pharmaceutical, healthcare, and ﬁnancial services. Representative matters include the following:
Robin Crauthers is senior counsel in the Washington, D.C., office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where her practice focuses on representing companies in government antitrust investigations and litigation, including mergers and acquisitions. Robin has obtained multijurisdictional antitrust clearance in high-stakes, billion-dollar transactions. From pre-signing to second requests and litigation, Robin strategically marshals public and private companies through DOJ and FTC antitrust investigations.
Takeyoshi Ikeda is senior counsel in the Washington, D.C., office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he is a member of the firm's antitrust practice. He advises clients on a broad spectrum of antitrust issues related to HSR filings, mergers and acquisitions, litigation, criminal investigations, and counseling.