Paul Yde

Partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Paul Yde

Paul Yde

Partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Biography

Paul is a partner in our US antitrust group, based in Washington, DC.

Paul’s practice primarily involves representing parties before the US Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, and the state attorneys general on the antitrust aspects of M&A, joint ventures, distribution and intellectual property arrangements, and other competitive conduct.

Paul has acted as lead counsel on numerous complex matters in a variety of industries, including a continuous docket of merger and conduct investigations at both the DOJ and FTC. He has litigated antitrust cases before federal and state courts and in federal administrative proceedings.

Paul previously held positions in government antitrust enforcement, serving as counsel to two Federal Trade Commissioners, and as a litigation attorney in the FTC’s Bureau of Competition. Paul is trained in both law and economics, having received undergraduate and graduate degrees in economics with a specialization in industrial organization (antitrust) economics.

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Education
JD

University of Kansas School of Law was founded in 1878. KU Law has been open to all qualified applicants, regardless of gender or ethnicity. KU Law faculty care about teaching. They are committed to excellence in the classroom and to serving as mentors for law students. KU Law students can focus on a number of core strengths, including intellectual property, corporate, media, tax, public interest, tribal, natural resources, environmental, and advocacy. The University of Kansas School of Law is approved by the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654, 312-988-6738.

MA in Economics

The University of Kansas (KU) is a public research university and the largest university in the State of Kansas. KU campuses are located in Lawrence, Wichita, Overland Park, Salina, and Kansas City, Kansas, with the main campus located in Lawrence on Mount Oread, the highest location in Lawrence. The University was opened in 1866, under a charter granted by the Kansas Legislature in 1864.

BS in Economics

The University of Wisconsin–Madison has long been recognized as one of America's great universities. A public, land-grant institution, UW–Madison offers a complete spectrum of liberal arts studies, professional programs and student activities. Spanning 936 acres along the southern shore of Lake Mendota, the campus is located in the city of Madison.

Career History
Litigation Attorney, Bureau of Competition
Prior

Federal Trade Commission is a government organization whose main goals are to protect consumers and ensure a strong competitive market by enforcing a variety of consumer protection and antitrust laws. The organization provides services to prevent business practices that are anticompetitive, deceptive, and unfair to consumers. Federal Trade Commission was founded on September 26, 1914, and is based in Washington, D.C.

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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP provides legal services. The law firm specializes in business law & advises corporations, financial institutions, and governments around the world. Its practice areas include antitrust & competition, mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, tax, employment, real estate, intellectual property, and dispute resolution. The company was founded on August 1, 2000 and is headquartered in London, UK.

Political Donations
$1,000
2018

President & Chief Executive Officer at Renaissance Global Logistics LLC

$500
2008

Former President of United States

$2,300
2007

Former Senator from New York

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The Boeing Company purchases KLX, Inc.

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Ball Corporation purchases Rexam Ltd.

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TransDigm Group, Inc. purchases Breeze-Eastern LLC

Awards & Honors
2013
Washingtonian Magazine - Top Lawyers, Antitrust
2012
Washingtonian Magazine - Top Lawyers, Antitrust
Admitted to District of Columbia Bar
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