Joel R. Grosberg is co-head of McDermott’s antitrust Mergers Focus Group and assists clients on civil and criminal antitrust matters, including obtaining merger clearances, counseling and litigation. He has represented clients in obtaining antitrust approvals in numerous challenging transactions, and in other government antitrust investigations before the Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) and foreign competition authorities. Joel has significant experience in the high tech, chemical, health care and life sciences industries, including counseling on matters related to pricing and distribution practices and other competition-related issues.

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  • Obtained merger clearances for Motorola Solutions, Inc.’s acquisitions of Airbus’ DS Communications business, Kodiak, and other transactions
  • Obtained merger clearances for DaVita’s acquisition of Renal Ventures Management, L.L.C., DSI Renal, Inc., and the acquisition of the US renal care business of Gambro Healthcare
  • Successfully defended clients in FTC conduct investigations in the semiconductor and electronic health industry

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  • Washington, DC Super Lawyer, Antitrust 2020
  • The Legal 500 US 2014 to 2019
  • Chambers USA 2014 to 2020
  • Acritas Stars 2020, listed among independently rated lawyers


Cornell Law School, JD, 1996
University of Michigan, BA, high distinction, 1992

District of Columbia
New York

Joel R. Grosberg

Insights & Events / Media

Webinar / McDermott Event / September 10, 2019

Antitrust M&A Snapshot / AUGUST 2019

Antitrust M&A Snapshot / March 2019

Bloomberg Big Law Business / March 7, 2019

Antitrust M&A Snapshot / November 2018

International News / April, 2006