Robert G. Kidwell

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  • Georgetown University (JD)
  • University of Kentucky (BA)

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • United States Supreme Court

Rob provides competition and regulatory counseling to clients from across the country and around the world, in high-profile matters including:

  • Complex litigation (class action and otherwise)
  • Antitrust issues in mergers and acquisitions / second requests
  • Federal and state regulatory investigations
  • Administrative advocacy and notice-and-comment rulemaking
  • Appellate review of agency action
  • Business planning and risk management
  • Trade association counseling
  • Privacy and data security 

Rob represents clients in numerous markets, including:

  • Cable distribution and programming
  • Wireless communications
  • Technology
  • Hospitals and providers
  • Life Sciences
  • Retail & Consumer Products
  • Trade associations
  • Non-profits

He has written and spoken widely on litigation risk management and cost containment, developments in the law, and on issues faced by businesses when they interact with federal and state enforcers and administrative agencies.

Rob is an active supporter of the firm’s pro bono program, providing representation to numerous indigent clients before the Social Security Administration and in local family and domestic relations courts.  He has provided corporate and business planning advice to the National Network to End Domestic Violence and other non-profit clients.  He is also an active supporter of the firm’s mentoring and sponsorship program.

Prior to his career in the law, Rob was an on-air radio personality and station production director in Lexington, KY.

Recognitions & Awards

  • Washington DC Super Lawyers: Rising Star – Antitrust Litigation (2013 – 2014)