Bernard W. Archbold represents US and international clients in a variety of transactional antitrust matters including mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures as well as in governmental investigations, civil antitrust litigations, and criminal cartel cases. Bernard conducts transaction-specific antitrust due diligence and works on premerger notification under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act, international merger control, and merger investigations by the Federal Trade Commission and US Department of Justice. He is admitted in California only, and his practice is supervised by DC Bar members.
During law school, Bernard worked as a research assistant to former Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chairman, Timothy J. Muris, and former FTC Commissioner, Joshua D. Wright, on a variety of antitrust issues. He also worked as a law clerk in the Bureau of Competition at the FTC, where he assisted with government investigations involving antitrust issue in the healthcare industry.
George Mason University School of Law, 2017, J.D., cum laude
University of California, Santa Cruz, 2013, B.A., History, cum laude; History Department, Highest Honors