- Health Law
- Corporate & Securities
- E-Discovery & Records Management
- Retail & Consumer Products
- Mergers & Acquisitions Antitrust
- Telecommunications Antitrust
- Cable & Media
- Health Care
- Technology, Communications & Media
- Life Sciences
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|University ||University of Kentucky, B.A.|
|Law School||Georgetown University, J.D.|
|Admitted||2001, Virginia; 2002, District of Columbia|
Rob provides counseling on a range of regulatory issues at the federal and state level, including antitrust and unfair/deceptive trade practice issues, as well as representing clients in litigation.
Rob represents clients in complex litigation, class action and otherwise, under both state and federal competition laws, the Communications Act, and the Administrative Procedure Act. He also assists clients in avoiding litigation by guiding them through the transaction review process before the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission and through various proceedings before the Federal Communications Commission.
Rob is a supporter of the firm's pro bono program, and has represented numerous indigent clients before the Social Security Administration and in the DC court system. He has provided corporate and other advice to the National Network to End Domestic Violence.
Prior to his career in the law, Rob was production director and an on-air personality for WRFL-FM radio in Lexington, Kentucky.
Recognitions & Awards
· Washington DC Super Lawyers: Rising Star - Antitrust Litigation (2013)
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
NCAA Obtains a Vital Win on Antitrust Challenge of Athletic Aid Rules
Robert G. Kidwell,Tyrone P. Thomas, March 28, 2013
In a recent federal court decision, the NCAA obtained dismissal of a claim that certain rules governing athletic grants-in-aid violated the antitrust laws. The case, Rock v. NCAA, was led by three former student-athletes and challenged a series of NCAA bylaws restricting or prohibiting the grant of...
DOJ Approves Greater New York Hospital Association’s Proposed Gainsharing Program
Christi J. Braun,Robert G. Kidwell,Farrah Short,Bruce D. Sokler,Shoshana S. Speiser, January 31, 2013
On January 16, the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division (“DOJ”) announced that it does not presently intend to challenge the Greater New York Hospital Association’s (“GNYHA”) proposed gainsharing program. The program was designed to provide a framework for...
FTC Announces Annual HSR Thresholds Adjustments
Robert G. Kidwell,Helen J. Kim,Farrah Short,Bruce D. Sokler, January 16, 2013
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced on January 10, 2013 increased jurisdictional thresholds for premerger notification filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (the HSR Act). The FTC revises the thresholds annually based on changes in the gross...
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