Bernard (Barry) A. Nigro Jr. is chair of Fried Frank's Antitrust Department. While resident in the Washington, DC office, he divides his time between the Washington, DC and New York offices. He returned to the Firm as a partner in 2009.
Mr. Nigro's practice is focused on investigations and litigation under federal and state antitrust and unfair competition laws, including private and government litigation and criminal grand jury proceedings. He frequently handles matters relating to the clearance of mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, private equity transactions, deceptive trade practices, advertising, and unfair marketing practices. He also specializes in antitrust compliance counseling and training. Mr. Nigro regularly appears before the Federal Trade Commission, the Department of Justice, state attorneys general, and Congressional offices.