Mitchell Raup, vice-chair of Polsinelli’s Antitrust practice, has 30 years’ experience solving the most difficult antitrust problems. He has been lead antitrust counsel on dozens of health care M&A transactions involving hospitals, physician groups, provider networks, health insurers, pharmaceuticals, dialysis clinics, and group purchasing organizations. He regularly represents businesses and witnesses in antitrust investigations by the Federal Trade Commission, the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice, and state attorneys general.
Mitchell litigates high-stakes antitrust cases, including class actions and arbitrations. His cases have involved allegations of illegal monopoly and monopsony; price-fixing and price-signaling; vertical restraints on pricing and distribution; exclusive contracts, tying and bundling, boycotts and refusals to deal; and many other alleged restraints of trade. Based on his litigation experience, Mitchell counsels clients on how to identify and reduce antitrust risks. He conducts antitrust audits and antitrust compliance training.
Mitchell also has experience with consumer protection law, including the Federal Trade Commission’s “Green Guides” applicable to environmental marketing.
"To solve complex antitrust problems, your lawyer must know your business, know the antitrust enforcers and their policies, and understand the economic evidence on both sides. There’s no substitute for experience."