Brady P. P. Cummins

Associate

Denver
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Overview

Brady Cummins advises clients on a wide variety of antitrust matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and complex antitrust and commercial litigation. He provides strategic counsel regarding negotiations of antitrust risk provisions in transaction agreements, Hart-Scott-Rodino Act and foreign antitrust filings, antitrust risk, and government investigations. Drawing from his experience as a law clerk at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Brady has a thorough understanding of the nuances of merger investigations conducted by the FTC and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice, enabling him to efficiently advise and represent clients and develop an effective antitrust advocacy strategy. By combining his legal experience with his educational background in economics, Brady utilizes his knowledge and skills to help his clients achieve their goals.

Select Experience

  • Represented an auto parts manufacturer in multidistrict price fixing litigation.
  • Represented multinational online travel agency in obtaining unconditional clearance of merger with a leading online travel agency after an in-depth investigation by DOJ.
  • Represented multinational automotive manufacturer in its acquisition of a controlling stake in a competitor automotive manufacturer, managing filings and obtaining antitrust clearance in over 20 countries.
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Experience

  • Represented an auto parts manufacturer in multidistrict price fixing litigation.
  • Represented multinational online travel agency in obtaining unconditional clearance of merger with a leading online travel agency after an in-depth investigation by DOJ.
  • Represented multinational automotive manufacturer in its acquisition of a controlling stake in a competitor automotive manufacturer, managing filings and obtaining antitrust clearance in over 20 countries.
  • Advised on the merger of two leading Canadian fertilizer manufacturers, including in-depth global merger investigations and obtaining clearance in the United States, Canada, India and China.
  • Worked on joint venture between two leading U.S. oil field service companies, advising on related FTC investigation.
  • Represented major healthcare company in its sale of a multistate medical group to a leading health insurance company. Advised client through investigations into horizontal and vertical issues by the FTC and multiple state attorneys general.
  • Advised on antitrust issues for over 100 transactions, including providing antitrust risk assessments, and advice related to FTC and DOJ investigations.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • American Bar Association

Pro Bono

  • Advised and advocated for disabled veterans related to applications to the Board of Correction of Naval Records.

Prior Positions

  • Federal Trade Commission
    • Bureau of Competition: Law Clerk
    • Office of Former Commissioner Joshua Wright: Law Clerk
    • Office of Former Chairman Timothy Muris: Research Assistant

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • [New York Bar admission pending]
  • [Not admitted in Colorado]

Education

  • J.D., George Mason University School of Law, 2014, magna cum laude; Journal of Law, Economics, and Policy, Member
  • B.A., Economics, University of Virginia, 2012

Blog

In The Blogs

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IP Intelligence: Insight on Intellectual Property
3M Joins the Fight Against Rampant Price Gouging
By Brady P. P. Cummins, Kevin M. Wallace
April 21, 2020
Private enterprise has joined state and local governments in the fight against rampant price gouging during the COVID-19 pandemic. In response to the pandemic, state and local governments across the country have declared states of...
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Antitrust Advocate
Combating COVID-19 Through Competitor Collaboration
By Brady P. P. Cummins, Tyson Y. Herrold
April 7, 2020
Join members of the BakerHostetler Antitrust and Competition Team on Monday, April 13, 2020 for a webinar where they will examine criminal and civil antitrust risks and the best practices businesses should follow to protect themselves...
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Antitrust Advocate
COVID-19 Antitrust Agency Procedural Changes
By Brady P. P. Cummins
April 2, 2020
Over the past several weeks, the U.S. antitrust enforcement agencies – the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) – have made several public announcements regarding changes to antitrust...
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