Arindam Kar’s practice encompasses antitrust compliance, counseling, government investigations, and counseling higher education institutions. Arindam partners with clients in the development and implementation of robust antitrust compliance programs. Arindam also works with clients on antitrust audits, including the implementation of recommendations in a cost-effective manner to strengthen the client’s compliance and risk management profiles. Arindam has extensive experience with day-to-day counseling in addition to advising on complex global mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and group purchasing organization formations in a diverse range of industries including but not limited to agribusiness, animal genetics and nutrition, healthcare, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, and retail. Arindam also regularly counsels manufacturing and retail clients on complex pricing issues that involve e-commerce and traditional distribution channels, price discrimination, price gouging, and resale price maintenance strategies. Arindam regularly represents clients in merger investigations before the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. In addition, Arindam coordinates and manages multijurisdictional merger filing strategies on deals that have a global implications. Arindam also has extensive experience in conducting internal investigations and representing corporations and individuals in federal and state antitrust investigations. In addition to serving as Vice-Chair of the ABA Antitrust Section's Agriculture and Food Committee, Arindam is the Chair of the Missouri Bar Antitrust and Mergers and Acquisitions Committee.
In addition to his antitrust practice, Arindam has managed counseling higher education clients on a number of issues ranging from data privacy, free expression on campus, general legal compliance, immigration, and risk management.
Arindam is a leader in diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts and is a servant leader in numerous organizations in the community such as the boards of the International Institute and Mid-America Transplant. Arindam also regularly handles pro bono immigration matters and is currently helping lead the region's effort resettling Afghan special immigrant visa holders, humanitarian parolees, and refugees. Previously, Arindam was a founding appointed member of St. Louis City-County Governance Task Force in developing a framework to unify the multiple governments in the region.