Melanie Kiser, Counsel
Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP
Melanie Kiser has experience investigating and litigating civil antitrust matters in the telecommunications, media, technology, energy, and healthcare industries. During her six-year tenure with the US Department of Justice Antitrust Division, she played a key role in numerous significant matters, including the Comcast-Time Warner Cable, Halliburton-Baker Hughes, Anthem-Cigna, AT&T-Time Warner Inc., and T-Mobile-Sprint transactions. Melanie earned four Awards of Distinction for her work at the DOJ and has participated extensively in all phases of merger review and litigation, from taking depositions and negotiating CIDs to drafting recommendations and taking cases to trial. Since joining Axinn, Melanie has represented clients before the federal agencies, obtaining approval of several significant transactions, and counseled clients on a range of competition law issues.