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Creighton Macy

Creighton Macy is the Chair of Baker McKenzie’s North America Antitrust & Competition Practice Group. He is recognized as a leading global antitrust practitioner.

With extensive experience representing clients in a wide variety of antitrust matters, including mergers and acquisitions, investigations by the United States Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission, private litigation, and counseling on issues such as antitrust compliance. Creighton’s background includes serving as Chief of Staff and Senior Counsel in the DOJ Antitrust Division, where he worked as a senior advisor to the Assistant Attorney General on civil and criminal antitrust enforcement and policy matters, as well as budget and personnel issues. During his time at the DOJ, the Antitrust Division undertook an unprecedented volume of high-profile civil and criminal matters.

Creighton’s career began as a Trial Attorney in the Litigation III and Transportation, Energy, and Agriculture sections of the Antitrust Division, working on a number of notable merger and civil non-merger investigations and cases. He has also advised clients on a wide range of US and international antitrust issues during his time in another global law firm’s antitrust practice.

Recognized globally for his market-leading antitrust practice with respect to high-stakes transactions, investigations, and compliance and counseling work, Creighton is highly regarded by clients for his first-rate cartel and merger control-related practice. He also regularly speaks and publishes articles relating to various antitrust issues and has been acknowledged for his contributions and thought leadership on these matters.

Currently, Creighton is Co-Chair of the American Bar Association Antitrust Law Section’s Young Lawyers Task Force and has held previous roles such as Reporter of the Presidential Transition Task Force and Chair of the Trade, Sports, and Professional Associations Committee. He is highly involved in mentoring programs, including with the Antitrust Law Section, as well as with Marquette University Law School, where he previously served as the DC Representative of the Alumni Board.

Creighton’s educational background includes graduating from Marquette University, where he was an NCAA Division I Academic All-American tennis player. During his time at Marquette, Creighton was awarded the Athletic Department’s Cura Personalis award by his peers, as well as several leadership awards. More recently, he was named the Athletic Department’s Young Alumnus of the Year Award.

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