Derek Moore brings nearly twenty years of experience inside and outside of government to advise clients on antitrust, regulatory, and consumer protection matters, including mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and investigations by the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission and state law enforcers and regulators, as well as civil litigation involving government law enforcers and private parties.

Derek held numerous positions during nearly a decade at the Federal Trade Commission, including Attorney Advisor to a Commissioner, Attorney Advisor in the Office of Policy Planning, and Staff Attorney (on detail) in the Technology Enforcement Division of the Bureau of Competition. Derek worked on law enforcement matters pursued in federal court as well as in  the Commission’s Part 3 administrative court. Derek played a leading role in numerous policy initiatives, including as a lead drafter of various antitrust enforcement guidelines.

Derek has worked on matters involving a wide variety of industries, such as software and technology, retail, health care and pharmaceuticals, media and entertainment, consumer goods, energy, financial services, manufacturing, and distribution.

Derek received a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, and a B.A. in economics from the University of Virginia. He previously served as a law clerk for the Honorable Douglas H. Ginsburg of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and for the Honorable Claude M. Hilton of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.