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Peter Mucchetti (He/Him)

Peter Mucchetti (He/Him)

Partner

Partner
Peter Mucchetti (He/Him)

Peter Mucchetti specializes in antitrust litigation matters. He has more than two decades of antitrust litigation, investigations and merger clearance experience, with expertise in the healthcare, paper and lumber products, and consumer goods and retail sectors.

Prior to joining Clifford Chance, Peter worked at the US Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division, where he served as the Chief of its Healthcare and Consumer Products Section.

  • representing global software companies in responding to multiple subpoenas investigating anticompetitive conduct by a major industry leader in online search and display advertising.
  • advising a multinational technology company in responding to inquiries from U.S. federal, state, and international antitrust authorities into potential monopolization of social media markets.
  • representing a business-oriented online service company in responding to government and private subpoenas.
  • United States v. CVS and Aetna (D.D.C. 2019), while at the U.S. Department of Justice
  • United States v. Carolinas Healthcare System (W.D.N.C. 2018), while at the U.S. Department of Justice
  • United States v. Hillsdale (E.D. Mich. 2018), while at the U.S. Department of Justice
  • United States v. Aetna and Humana (D.D.C. 2017), while at the U.S. Department of Justice
  • United States v. Anthem and Cigna (D.D.C. 2017), while at the U.S. Department of Justice
  • United States v. ABI and SABMiller (D.D.C. 2016), while at the U.S. Department of Justice
  • United States v. Verso Paper (D.D.C. 2015), while at the U.S. Department of Justice
  • United States v. Flakeboard America (N.D. Cal. 2014), while at the U.S. Department of Justice

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About the Tech Group

Integrated and dynamic, our Tech Group is a single global team delivering strategic tech law advice to help clients stay ahead of the curve and outstrip the pace of change.

Career and qualifications

  • Yale University (BA Economics) 1989
  • Harvard Law School (JD) 1995
  • Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in the District of Columbia 1999
  • Trial Attorney, Litigation I Section, US Department of Justice, Antitrust Division 2003
  • Assistant Chief, Litigation I Section, US Department of Justice, Antitrust Division 2011
  • Chief, Healthcare and Consumer Products Section, US Department of Justice, Antitrust Division 2012
  • Joined Clifford Chance as a Partner 2020

Professional bodies

  • Antitrust Law Section, American Bar Association – Vice Chair, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals Committee
  • American Health Law Association
  • Hispanic Bar Association of Washington, D.C.

Awards and citations

  • Sharis Pozen and Peter Mucchetti have deep knowledge and contemporary understanding of the laws and the agencies.
    Legal 500, 2022 – United States: Antitrust Merger control – Tier 4
  • Hugh P. Morrison Award, 2017
  • Attorney General Award for Distinguished Service, 2017
  • Assistant Attorney General Award of Distinction, 2010, 2011, 2015, 2017, and 2020