Peter McCormack is an Antitrust & Competition partner in Kirkland's New York office. Mr. McCormack advises a variety of clients on antitrust matters relating to mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other business combinations, and represents clients before the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission and state attorneys general in connection with merger reviews and civil antitrust investigations. Mr. McCormack also represents clients in connection with private antitrust litigation and has experience on three trial teams.


Thought Leadership


Co-author, “Prepare For Antitrust Scrutiny Of PIPEs, Partial Acquisitions,” Law360 (June 29, 2020)

Author, “INSIGHT: Planning for Government Antitrust Merger Litigation During and After the Pandemic,” Bloomberg Law (April 17, 2020)


Recognized in The Legal 500 U.S. — Antitrust: Merger Control, 2018–2020


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2011New York


  • English
  • Spanish


  • Albany Law SchoolJ.D.summa cum laude2010

    Managing Editor, Albany Law Review

  • Villanova UniversityB.A., History & Spanish; Business Minorcum laude2007