Joanne C. Lewers

Joanne, a partner in the Philadelphia office, is a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Practice Group and co-chair of its Antitrust Practice Group. She is also a member of the firm’s Alumni Advisory Committee and its Client Service Committee

Joanne’s Practice: Joanne’s practice is focused on antitrust merger review, antitrust counseling, and antitrust, consumer protection and other complex litigation.

She represents clients involved in antitrust, consumer protection and other complex litigation, including class actions, before state and federal courts. In addition, she appears before the federal antitrust agencies on behalf of clients seeking antitrust clearance for their proposed merger transactions. She also offers clients antitrust compliance counseling in a range of settings. Joanne’s clients are involved in a number of different industries, including pharmaceuticals, health care, computer hardware and software, and other high-tech fields.

In General: Joanne received her B.A. from Fairfield University and is a graduate of the University of Denver College of Law. She is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia. Joanne is a vice chair of the Books and Treatises Committee of the Antitrust Section of the American Bar Association. In the past, Joanne was a regular contributor to the monthly e-bulletin published by the ABA’s Intellectual Property Committee. She also contributed to the 2005 Annual Supplement to the ABA's antitrust treatise, Antitrust Law Developments, Fifth Edition. Joanne is as a member of the Finance Council of St. Thomas of Villanova in Rosemont, Pa.
Immediately prior to joining the firm in 2004, Joanne served for four years at the Federal Trade Commission where she investigated mergers and acquisitions in various industries, including pharmaceuticals and industrial equipment. While at the FTC, Joanne also served as an Assistant to the Director of the Bureau of Competition.

Contact Joanne: (215) 988-2712 phone;