Britton Davis counsels clients on business-critical antitrust issues, including Hart-Scott-Rodino Act compliance, mergers and acquisitions, conduct investigations, and competitor collaborations.

Mr. Davis’s antitrust experience spans multiple industries, and he has represented clients before the Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, and numerous international competition agencies.

Mr. Davis regularly counsels companies regarding:

  • Premerger notification compliance
  • International merger control regimes, including clearance strategy and efforts
  • Potential antitrust liability associated with horizontal and vertical conduct
  • Antitrust compliance auditing and training

He maintains an active pro bono practice, representing clients in asylum matters before US Citizenship and Immigration Services.

In law school, Mr. Davis served as the executive note editor of the Boston College International & Comparative Law Review. He currently serves on the University of Virginia Serpentine Society alumni organization’s board.

Mr. Davis’ work includes representing:


  • AT&T in its acquisitions of Time Warner, DirecTV, and Leap Wireless and its proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA, as well as in various purchase of wireless spectrum*
  • United Technologies in its US$135 billion merger with The Raytheon Company, US$30 billion acquisition of Rockwell Collins, and US$16.5 billion acquisition of Goodrich*
  • E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. in numerous transactions, including in securing antitrust approval in multiple jurisdictions for the divestiture of its Neoprene polychloroprene and glass laminates business lines*
  • TransCanada Pipeline Corporation in its acquisition of Columbia Pipeline Group*
  • Flowers Foods in its acquisition of Hostess bread brands and assets*
  • Coventry Health Care in its acquisition by Aetna.*
  • Veolia Environnement SA in its sale of Veolia ES Solid Waste to Star Atlantic Waste Holdings*
  • Liquid Environmental Solutions in its acquisition of Audax Group*

Investigations, Counseling, and Litigation

  • An international airline in a class action involving alleged multibillion-dollar pricing and capacity collusion*
  • A global hospitality company in a class action involving an alleged conspiracy to eliminate competition for branded keyword search advertising*
  • A major wireless telecommunications company in a Department of Justice investigation into alleged violations of Section I of the Sherman Act*
  • A Class I freight railroad in a multidistrict class action alleging a price-fixing conspiracy related to fuel surcharges*
  • A health insurer in a Department of Justice investigation of alleged anticompetitive practices*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland


  • JD, Boston College Law School, 2011
    cum laude
  • BA in Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia, 1999