Luke McFarland

Senior Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Washington DC
United States
T:+1 202 662 4525
Luke McFarland

Luke McFarland



Luke McFarland is a member of the antitrust and competition group. His practice focuses on assisting clients with investigations of mergers and acquisitions by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) as well as compliance with filing obligations under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act (HSR).  Mr. McFarland's HSR experience includes: preparation of HSR filings, assisting in the coordination of foreign pre-merger filings, analyzing the application of the HSR Act and corresponding regulations, and responding to second requests and other inquires related to obtaining pre-merger approval. In addition, Mr. McFarland also has experience assisting clients with a variety of other antitrust and consumer law issues.

Professional experience

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JD, cum laude, Georgetown Law, 2012
BS, Political Science, Truman State University, 2000

While in law school, Luke was the Senior Articles Editor of Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics and made the Dean's List from 2011 - 2012

  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Missouri State Bar

Contributor, "Multistate Investigations and Litigation," ABA Section of Antitrust Law State Antitrust Enforcement Handbook (publication pending), 2015

  • Missouri Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • American Bar Association


FTC announces increased HSR thresholds for 2019

Publication | February 2019

Increased 2018 HSR thresholds

Publication | January 26, 2018

Increased HSR thresholds for 2017

Publication | January 2017

FTC and DOJ Take Aim at Employers

Publication | October 2016