Jessica N. (Boluda) Bratten

Washington, D.C.
  • 555 Eleventh Street, NW
  • Suite 1000
  • Washington, D.C. 20004-1304
  • USA

Jessica Bratten (née Boluda) is a member of the firm’s Litigation & Trial Department. She focuses her practice on antitrust and competition as well as complex commercial litigation.

Ms. Bratten has assisted clients in obtaining clearance of mergers from the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission spanning a wide range of industries. Ms. Bratten’s practice also includes civil litigation matters involving antitrust, False Claims Act, contract, and tort claims, through which she has gained extensive experience in motions practice and managing large-scale discovery.

Her pro bono work focuses on obtaining immigration relief for minor children and victims of domestic violence.

Ms. Bratten previously served as Co-Global Leader for the Hispanic/Latin-American Affinity Group.

Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Bratten clerked for Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera of the Court of Appeals of Maryland.

Recent representations:  

  • Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation in its US$1.05 billion acquisition of Johnson & Johnson’s Codman Neurosurgery business
  • Cannery Casino Resorts in its US$230 million sale of two Las Vegas properties to Boyd Gaming Corporation US
  • Time Warner Cable in its US$77 billion merger with Charter Communications
  • Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. in its US$1.6 billion sale to Expedia, Inc.
  • Entercom Communications Corp. in its US$105 million acquisition of Lincoln Financial Media
  • The Carlyle Group in its US$1.4 billion sale of ARINC, a provider of aviation and communications and information processing solutions, to Rockwell Collins
  • A client in cutting-edge lawsuits pertaining to concussions in intercollegiate athletics
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