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Brian D. Schnapp
Brian D. Schnapp
Counsel — Antitrust
Counsel — Antitrust

Brian D. Schnapp

Brian D. Schnapp

2200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Suite 500 West
Washington, DC 20037

Brian D. Schnapp

Brian represents companies in antitrust litigation and government investigations, focusing on cartel investigations and civil conduct challenges.

Brian has extensive experience representing companies in a full range of criminal and civil competition investigations and global enforcement actions. A key area of Brian’s practice is defending multinational companies in cartel and price-fixing investigations. He also has significant experience defending civil conduct challenges, including abuse of dominance cases, before global competition regulators.

Brian’s experience includes representing clients across a broad range of industries, including technology, automotive, chemical, and agriculture.

Experience Highlights

  • Representing a U.S. technology company in a series of global competition investigations

  • Advised clients regarding the antitrust implications of big data and the use of pricing algorithms

  • Represented a chemical company with global operations in connection with a Department of Justice cartel investigation 

  • Represented a large parts manufacturer in the Department of Justice’s automotive parts investigation and related civil litigation


  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D. with honors, 2011 (Notes Editor, The George Washington Law Review)
  • The George Washington University, B.A., International Affairs magna cum laude, 2006
  • Selected to the Washington, D.C. Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2018−2020
  • Professorial Lecturer in Law, the George Washington University Law School (2016-2017)
  • Member: American Bar Association, Section of Antitrust Law
  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia