Ryan Leske focuses his practice on defending mergers and acquisitions before the Federal Trade Commission, Department of Justice, state antitrust authorities and foreign competition authorities. His practice also includes complex antitrust litigation and government investigations. Ryan has experience in a variety of industries, including health care, aerospace and defense, aggregates, agribusiness, alcohol beverages, oil and gas, and metals.

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  • Advised nonprofit hospital that received a Second Request from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) as a result of its acquisition of a competing local hospital
  • Obtained Department of Justice (DOJ) clearance for Martin Marietta Materials’ $1.6 billion acquisition of Bluegrass Materials Company
  • Defended several acquisitions by data and telecommunications equipment provider before DOJ

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  • American Bar Association, Section of Antitrust Law
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Contributed to a handbook on mergers in the healthcare industry
  • Contributed to a paper discussing regulatory reviews in the aerospace and defense industry


Tulane University School of Law, JD, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2014
Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, BS, cum laude, 2011
University of Pennsylvania, BA, cum laude, 2011

District of Columbia
New Jersey
New York

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May 2015

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May 4, 2015

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