Raymond A. Jacobsen, Jr. - McDermott Will & Emery


Raymond (Ray) A. Jacobsen, Jr., advises clients on mergers, acquisitions and complex antitrust litigation. He has significant experience in the defense, medical devices, biotech, consumer product, energy and health care industries. Ray is the global head of McDermott’s Antitrust Practice and serves on the Management Committee.

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  • Represented Rochester General Health System and Unity Health System, successfully securing Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approval in the merger of two or the three hospitals in Rochester, New York
  • Defended Amgen in a monopolization case, defeating preliminary injunction seeking to enjoin a bundled discount arrangement on pharmaceuticals (Ortho Biotech v. Amgen (D.N.J.))

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  • An International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers
  • Best of the Best Antitrust/Competition Lawyers
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Antitrust Law, Litigation – Antitrust, 2003 to 2023
  • Acritas Stars 2020, listed among independently rated lawyers

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  • American Bar Association


Georgetown University Law Center, JD, 1975
University of Delaware, BA, cum laude, 1971

District of Columbia