Rebekah Scherr is an antitrust partner in Kirkland's Washington D.C., office. Rebekah’s practice is focused on advising U.S. and multinational clients on a range of antitrust and competition issues, with an emphasis on merger notification compliance under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act and globally. Rebekah also counsels clients with respect to general compliance with antitrust laws, including integration planning, gun-jumping and other aspects of the merger review process.

Rebekah has represented a diverse range of clients, including public and private companies and investment funds. Rebekah has experience in a multitude of industries, including pharmaceuticals, computer software, luxury goods and consumer products, transportation, energy, construction machinery and equipment, emerging technologies and others.



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Memberships & Affiliations

Director, The National LGBTQ+ Bar Association


Admissions & Qualifications

  • Admitted only in New York and practice is supervised by principals of the Firm


  • University of North Carolina at Chapel HillJ.D.2014

    Notes and Comments Editor, North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation

    LGBTIQ Advocacy Award

    Pro Bono Service Award

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel HillB.A., Women’s Studies2011
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