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PETER M. Boyle is a partner at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, and is based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. He focuses his practice on antitrust litigation and counseling matters, in particular antitrust issues relating to intellectual property, the pharmaceutical industry, distribution matters, and trade associations. Boyle chairs the firm’s Antitrust practice group, which has been recognized as one of the top antitrust practices in the world by Global Competition Review’s GCR 100. He has substantial experience litigating private treble damages actions under both federal and state antitrust laws. He has handled numerous complex litigation matters implicating the overlap between the antitrust and intellectual property laws, including antitrust and economic issues arising in patent cases such as antitrust counterclaims, misuse defenses and patent damages claims. In addition to his litigation practice, Boyle also represents clients in connection with government investigations, including antitrust merger review and civil non-merger matters. He has represented clients before the Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice in connection with merger matters, including multinational and consummated mergers and investigations into alleged anticompetitive practices, and Department of Justice civil investigative demands relating to third-party payers’ contracts with health care providers. Boyle also has substantial experience counseling clients on gun-jumping and pre-merger integration planning issues in connection with large merger matters. He has represented clients in criminal antitrust matters and related internal investigations. Boyle was recognized by the 2009 The Legal 500 United States, and has been named by Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers since 2013. Boyle earned a BA in economics and psychology from Swarthmore College, and a JD from Fordham University School of Law. Married with three sons, Boyle’s paternal grandparents Grace and Anthony were from Co. Donegal. His maternal grandmother was from Coolboy, Co. Cork, and grandfather from Skerries, Co. Dublin. His brother John is also a member of the Irish Legal 100.