Evan N. Schlom


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Evan Schlom is a seasoned litigator and counselor with broad experience representing individuals and corporations in civil, criminal, regulatory, and political matters.

His antitrust and competition practice focuses on government merger and non-merger investigations, complex antitrust litigation, and counseling clients on competition-related issues. On the regulatory side, his experience includes drafting advocacy presentations, analyzing antitrust implications of potential mergers, preparing witnesses for interviews and depositions, and crafting strategic responses to government subpoenas and civil demands. On the litigation side, Evan has drafted dispositive motions, discovery requests, and discovery responses multiple Sherman Act Section 1 and Section 2 lawsuits. He also devotes a significant portion of his practice to advising clients on issues relating to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR Act), including drafting filings and negotiating antitrust provisions in transaction agreements.


Corporate & Government Experience

  • Policy Analyst, White House


  • Spanish


Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • California

Court Admissions

  • US District Court, Northern District of California


  • University of Southern California, J.D.: Senior Submissions Editor, Southern California Law Review
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., Political Science and Hispanic Studies: cum laude

Professional Activities


  • Honorable Neil W. Bason, US Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California
  • Advising a major technology firm on legal and political issues related to new encryption products.
  • Successfully defended a major consumer goods manufacturer in a multi-year non-merger antitrust investigation.
  • Represented a major food company in antitrust class action litigation and related criminal investigations.
  • Advised companies in the technology, energy, healthcare, biotech, entertainment, consumer goods, leisure, home furnishings, and manufacturing industries on regulatory issues related to mergers and acquisitions.
  • Represented a major health plan in both civil and criminal fraud investigations.