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John Goheen
 

John Goheen

Counsel
 
900 G Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001 
 
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Fax: +1-202-636-5502

John Goheen advises on matters involving all aspects of antitrust and competition law, including merger reviews, government antitrust investigations, antitrust litigation and counseling on a variety of competition issues. He regularly represents clients in antitrust investigations by the FTC, DOJ and state attorneys general, and has experience counseling clients across a wide range of industries, including technology, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, financial services, consumer products, retail, infrastructure, industrials and manufacturing, and business and professional services.

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Accolades
  • Who’s Who Legal: Competition—“Future Leader” 2019–2021
Education
  • American University Washington College of Law, 2011 J.D.
    magna cum laude; Order of the Coif; Note & Comment Editor, American University Law Review
  • Emory University, 2006 B.A.
Associations
  • New York Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
Admissions
  • District of Columbia 2013
  • New York 2012

John Goheen, Counsel in the Firm’s Washington, D.C. office, advises on matters involving all aspects of antitrust and competition law, including merger reviews, government antitrust investigations, antitrust litigation and counseling on a variety of competition issues. He regularly represents clients in antitrust investigations by the Federal Trade Commission, U.S. Department of Justice and state attorneys general, and has experience counseling clients across a wide range of industries, including technology, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, financial services, consumer products, retail, infrastructure, industrials and manufacturing, and business and professional services.

John’s recent work highlights include:

  • PPD in its $17.4 billion acquisition by Thermo Fisher Scientific;
  • Melrose in its $3.625 billion sale of Nortek Air Management Business to Madison Industries;
  • Hellman & Friedman in its acquisition of The NPD Group;
  • BMC Stock Holdings in its merger with Builders FirstSource;
  • Renaissance Learning in its acquisition of myON;
  • Lorillard in the FTC review and clearance of its $27.4 billion sale to Reynolds American;
  • K2M in its $1.4 billion acquisition by Stryker;
  • Dollar General in its acquisition of 323 Dollar Express Stores from Sycamore Partners;
  • Mars in its acquisition of KIND North America;
  • Applied Systems in its acquisition of Indio Technologies; and
  • HCA in its simultaneous acquisitions of several hospitals from Tenet Health and Community Health Systems in Houston, TX.

John received his J.D., magna cum laude, from American University, Washington College of Law, where he was Note & Comment Editor for the American University Law Review. He earned his B.A. from Emory University. John is admitted to practice in Washington, D.C. and New York.

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