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Kara Kuritz
Kara Kuritz
Partner — Antitrust
Partner — Antitrust

Kara Kuritz

Kara Kuritz
Washington, D.C.

2200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Suite 500 West
Washington, D.C. 20037

Kara Kuritz

Experience Highlights

  • Denbury Inc. in its $4.9 billion sale to ExxonMobil

  • PureWest Energy in its $1.84 billion merger with PW Picasso Buyer, a newly formed entity sponsored by a private consortium of family offices and financial institutions

  • Unanet and JMI Equity in its new round of strategic investment from Onex

  • Nutrabolt in its announced strategic partnership with Keurig Dr Pepper

  • PTC in its proposed acquisition of ServiceMax for approximately $1.46 billion

  • TA in its strategic growth investment in Technosylva

  • Acelyrin in its $300 million Series C financing round

  • Medical Properties Trust in its acquisition of Springstone for $950 million

  • Astorg Partners in its investment in the $500 million financing round of EcoVadis

  • Frazier Healthcare Partners in its sale of Parata Systems to Becton Dickinson & Co. for $1.525 billion

  • Clique Brands in its sale of Who What Wear to Future Publishing

  • ModeX Therapeutics in its sale to OPKO Health for $300 million

  • Biocon Biologics in its acquisition of Viatris for approximately $3.3 billion

  • CSafe Global in its acquisition of Softbox Systems

  • Innovium in its acquisition by Marvell Technology for $1.1 billion

  • G Squared in its $1.1 billion definitive business combination agreement with Transfix Inc.


  • George Mason University School of Law, J.D. cum laude, 2008
  • Washington & Jefferson College, B.A. summa cum laude, 2004
  • Legal 500 U.S., Antitrust: Merger Control, 2024
  • Recommended Lawyer for Merger Control and FinTech by The Legal 500 2021 and 2022
  • U.S. Department of Justice, The John Marshall Award for Outstanding Legal Achievement for Support of Litigation, 2019
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division Award of Distinction, 2015 and 2017
  • Member: American Bar Association Antitrust Section; DC Bar Association; New York State Bar Association
  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • Quoted, “FTC Investigation into Musk’s HSR Compliance Would Focus on Intent, Ex-DOJ Lawyer Says” Global Competition Review, May 2022
  • Author, “Unpacking the Proposed HSR Rule Changes,” The Exchange by the American Bar Association, December 2020
  • Quoted, “Private Equity Deals Face More Antitrust Scrutiny Under Proposal,” Bloomberg Law, November 2020
  • Co-author, “An Antitrust Roadmap for Private Equity Investment,” Antitrust by the American Bar Association, August 2020
  • Co-author, “USA Chapter, “Merger Control 2020,” Global Legal Insights, July 2020
  • Co-author with S. Sher, “The Innovation Costs of a Flawed Patent System,” MLex Magazine, October-December 2011
  • Co-author with S. Silber, “Product Switching in the Pharmaceutical Industry: Ripe for Antitrust Scrutiny?” Journal of Generic Medicines, January 12, 2010

Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, “Healthcare Transactions, Antitrust Fundamentals,” American Health Law Association, April 2022
  • Speaker, “Fundamentals of Health Law, Recent Developments in Antitrust All Antitrust Lawyers Should Know,” American Health Law Association, November 2021
  • Speaker, “Antitrust Fundamentals for Health Lawyers,” American Health Law Association, November 2020
  • Speaker, “Unpacking the Proposed HSR Rule Changes,” ABA Section of Antitrust Law Insurance & Financial Services Committee, October 2020
  • Speaker, “Private Equity Planning for Post COVID-19: An Antitrust Roadmap for PE Investment,” Goodwin Webinar, July 2020
  • Speaker, “Life Sciences Deals & Antitrust in the Age of COVID-19,” Goodwin Webinar, May 2020
  • Speaker, ABA Section of Antitrust Law Merger Practice Workshop, October 2018
  • Speaker, ABA Section of Antitrust Law Merger Practice Workshop, September 2017
  • Speaker, “HSR Exemptions: Running Out of Gas?” American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law Spring Meeting, March 2017
  • Speaker, “Mitigating Antitrust Risks in Mergers & Acquisitions Transactions: What Every Firm Needs to Know in 2015,” Knowledge Group Webcast, June 2015
  • Speaker, “Getting Back to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Basics,” American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law Program, November 20, 2013