Francis Fryscak


Cooley LLP

Francis M. Fryscak is a partner in the Antitrust & Competition practice group of Cooley LLP, working out of their San Francisco and Palo Alto offices.  He has been recognized by Chambers and GCR as a leading antitrust lawyer in California and has, for the last 20 years, concentrated chiefly on antitrust counseling involving mergers and acquisitions.  He has worked closely with clients in numerous high profile antitrust investigations brought by the Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission and foreign antitrust regulatory agencies, including Adobe Systems Incorporated's acquisition of Macromedia, Siebel Systems, Inc.'s acquisition by Oracle, and InVision Technologies acquisition by GE.

He is a frequent author and participant in panels on antitrust matters, including last year’s IBC conference in Brussels on Competition Law & Regulation in the Telecoms & IT Sectors, the ABA’s presentation on Avoiding Common Issues That Arise in HSR Analysis, and Global Competition Review’s London conference on Telecoms, Media and Technology in 2013.