William H. Rooney is a partner in Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP and Chair of Willkie’s U.S. Antitrust Practice Group, where he specializes in all forms of antitrust matters across jurisdictions. Mr. Rooney’s antitrust experience includes domestic and international investigations, merger filings, litigation, and business ventures. He recently received the 2016 William T. Lifland Award from the New York State Bar Association. The Lifland Award recognized Mr. Rooney as a distinguished antitrust practitioner, for his accomplishments in the field of antitrust, and his service to the antitrust community. Chambers USA (2005-2016) ranks Mr. Rooney among the leading antitrust practitioners in New York.
Alleged “Transactional Device” For Avoiding Merger Filings Subject of DOJ and EU FinesWilliam H. Rooney, Jonathan J. Konoff, Timothy G. Fleming and Michelle Polizzano, Willkie Farr & Gallagher Client Alert, August 2019
Apple Antitrust: Contractual Privity Trumps Proximate Cause Under Illinois Brick, But Maybe Not Under Associated General Contractors?William H. Rooney, Timothy G. Fleming, Michelle A. Polizzano, Willkie Farr & Gallagher Client Alert, 6 June 2019
The European Commission Fines Google EUR 1.49 Billion for Practices Relating to its AdSense Online Search Advertising Intermediation ActivitiesWilliam H. Rooney, Philipp Girardet, Faustine Viala, Susanne Zuehlke, Maxime de l’Estang, Willkie Farr & Gallagher Client Alert, 26 March 2019