Farrah Short

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  • University of Pennsylvania (JD)
  • Wellesley College (BA)

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New York

Farrah provides counseling on a wide range of federal regulatory issues, with a focus on antitrust compliance and litigation matters. She also participates actively in the firm’s pro bono program.

Farrah specializes in guiding clients through the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) premerger review process before the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice, including responding to Second Requests. She also counsels clients on competition law issues under the Sherman Act, the Clayton Act, and the FTC Act and provides related advice on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, competitor collaborations, and licensing deals. In addition, Farrah represents clients in antitrust litigation matters, including private class actions and federal and state investigations into prospective and post-consummated mergers and acquisitions.

Outside of her antitrust practice, Farrah has represented indigent clients in immigration matters, including successful asylum and U visa applications. She also previously served as chief outside counsel for a nonprofit that provides need-based college scholarships for the families of US military personnel.

During law school, she was an associate editor of the Journal of Labor and Employment Law and a recipient of the Sparer Public Interest Fellowship.

Recognitions & Awards

  • Washington D.C. Super Lawyers: Rising Star - Antitrust Litigation (2015)