Michael Brockmeyer's practice concentrates on antitrust and consumer protection law. He spends substantial time on antitrust litigation, governmental investigations, and counseling a wide array of clients on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, distribution, consumer electronics, health care, insurance, and advertising. Mr. Brockmeyer is one of the leading U.S. antitrust practitioners advising on the application of the antitrust laws to settlements of pharmaceutical patent cases and intellectual property licensing agreements.

Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Brockmeyer served as chair of the Multistate Antitrust Task Force of the National Association of Attorneys General and was a chief of Maryland's Antitrust Division. He has served as a member of the Executive Working Group for Antitrust consisting of representatives from the Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, and State Attorneys General.

Mr. Brockmeyer lectures and publishes frequently on antitrust and consumer protection topics. Active in the American Bar Associations's Antitrust Section, he has served as a member of the Section Council for several years, and has been involved in Section activities throughout his professional career. He served on the Antitrust Section's Special Committee to study the role of The Federal Trade Commission. He was a member of the Section's 1993 Special Task Force on Competition Policy. Currently, he serves on the Advisory Board of the Antitrust and Trade Regulation Report of the Bureau of National Affairs.

Since 1987, Mr. Brockmeyer has participated as a faculty member for the ALI-ABA Course of Study, Product Distribution and Marketing. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland School of Law teaching Antitrust Law. Finally, Mr. Brockmeyer is listed in The International Who's Who of Competition Lawyers and Economists, America's Best Lawyers, the 2005 edition of Who's Who Legal, and The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers.

The following are his Publications:

  • Co-author of chapters on Maryland Antitrust Act and Michigan Antitrust Reform Act, ABA Antitrust Law Section, State Antitrust Practice and Statutes (2004)
  • Author, Chapter on Maryland Antitrust Act, State Antitrust Practice and Statutes, ABA Antitrust Law Section (1999)
  • Co-author, with F. Joseph Gormley, "Federal and State Warranty Laws," 21 ALI-ABA C.M.J. 23 (1997)
  • Author, "State Antitrust Law and Antitrust Enforcement by the State Attorneys General," published in ABA Antitrust Law Section, Antitrust & Trade Associations (1996)
  • Co-author, "State Merger Enforcement," ABA Antitrust Law Section, Monograph 21, (1995)
  • "The Monsanto Decision: Has it 'Spawned Confusion' in the Courts?" NAAG Antitrust Rep., December 1990-January 1991
  • Associate Editor, ABA Antitrust Law Section, State Antitrust Practice and Statutes, 1990)
  • Co-author, with Ellen S. Cooper, "Health Care: The Next Frontier for State Antitrust Enforcement," "The Chronicle," ABA Antitrust Law Section, Summer 1990
  • "State Antitrust Enforcement Enters a New Decade - Its Directions and Challenges," 59 Antitrust L.J. 26 (1990)
  • "States and Private Parties Must Be Able to Obtain Divestiture Against Anticompetitive Mergers," 4 Antitrust 37 (Spring 1990)
  • "The Precomplaint Investigation and Pretrial Proceedings in the Commercial General Liability Insurance Antitrust Litigation," published in Pre-Trial and Pre-Hearing Procedures Worldwide (1990)
  • "An Overview of State Consumer Protection Acts," 14 ALI-ABA C.M.J. 59 (1989)
  • "Report on the NAAG Multistate Task Force," 58 Antitrust L.J. 215 (1989)
  • Co-author with Ellen S. Cooper, "Maryland's Board Review Program," 18 J. of Reprints for Antitrust L. Econ. 437 (1988)
  • "State Antitrust Enforcement," 57 Antitrust L.J. 169 (1988)


Bar Admission



Arizona State University
(B.A. with High Distinction, 1974)
University of Maryland School of Law
(J.D., 1977)


American Bar Association -
Antitrust, Administrative Law,
and Business Law Sections
Maryland State Bar Association

Civic and Charitable

Member, School Board, Archbishop
Curley High School (2004-Present)

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