About Mike Cowie

Mike Cowie is Co-Chair of Dechert's global antitrust/competition practice and has handled high-profile, strategic projects for some of the world’s largest and most successful companies. In 2018, the National Law Journal recognised Mike as a "Trailblazer" and in 2019 the Financial Times honored him for achieving "some of the most complex antitrust approvals". He served in the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition as Assistant Director, where he managed a 25-attorney team responsible for antitrust merger investigations. Prior to this he served as the FTC’s Senior Litigation Counsel responsible for leading the Commission’s antitrust litigation. The FTC awarded Mike several honors, including the FTC’s Meritorious Service and Superior Service awards, and selected him to represent the FTC in its Merger Investigation Best Practices Initiative.


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