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Honigman Welcomes FTC Attorney Jennifer K. Schwab to its Chicago Office

November 13, 2018

Honigman announced today that Jennifer K. Schwab has joined the firm in the Antitrust and Trade Regulation practice group. She joins the firm after serving 12 years at the Federal Trade Commission. While based in the firm’s Chicago office, Schwab will serve clients across the U.S.

“The addition of Jenny Schwab to our practice provides us with significant additional depth and experience to serve our clients, particularly in the health care space, where we are among the national leaders,” said David Ettinger, chair of Honigman’s Antitrust and Trade Regulation practice. “We are very pleased she chose to join our practice.”

During her tenure at the FTC, Schwab served as an attorney advisor to Commissioners Terrell McSweeny and Rebecca Kelly Slaughter, where she advised both on the full array of competition matters pending before the Commission, with a particular focus on health care matters and policy. She also spent several years as a staff attorney in the FTC’s Mergers IV Division, where she was responsible for all aspects of merger investigation and litigation in the health care, consumer goods, and retail industries. She additionally served as a counsel to the director in the FTC’s Bureau of Competition from 2010-2012. 

Schwab received numerous awards at the FTC, including the Chairman’s Award for Distinguished Service, the Bureau of Competition’s Director’s Award, and the Janet D. Steiger Team Award.

Honigman's national Antitrust and Trade Regulation practice group has a wealth of cutting-edge experience in antitrust litigation, defense of government investigations, and counseling. The attorney team has litigated antitrust cases and represented clients in antitrust matters in more than 30 states