Daniel Howley advises clients on antitrust matters, including mergers and acquisitions, civil and criminal investigations by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission, and civil and criminal litigation. 

Dan has represented clients in many of the leading antitrust matters in recent years, several of which have been recognized by Global Competition Review (GCR). These representations include Farelogix Inc. in connection with the antitrust review of its agreement to be acquired by Sabre Corporation and the subsequent litigation and trial verdict in favor of Farelogix and Sabre over the United States Department of Justice, shortlisted for 2021’s “Matter of the Year”; Cigna Corporation in connection with the antitrust review of its $67 billion acquisition of Express Scripts, shortlisted for 2019’s “Merger Control Matter of the Year – Americas”; Nestlé USA in connection with a complex multidistrict antitrust proceeding involving 92 cases alleging pricing fixing of chocolate confectionaries, which was shortlisted for 2015’s “Litigation of the Year – Cartel Defense”; and US Airways in connection with the antitrust review of its $17 billion merger with American Airlines and the related litigation filed by the United States Department of Justice and several state attorneys general, which won the “Matter of the Year” award at the 2014 Awards. 

Dan received a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering and Physics from Duke University. He previously served as a law clerk for the Honorable Garrett E. Brown, Jr., U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey. Dan has been recognized as among the LawDragon 500 Leading Litigators in America.  He was named a “Super Lawyer” in Washington, D.C. by Super Lawyers Magazine, and has been recognized in The Legal 500 for his “excellent” work on merger control matters. He has authored multiple articles and speeches on antitrust topics such as merger litigation strategy, merger remedies, and antitrust enforcement trends.