Daniel F. McInnis’ practice focuses on antitrust cases and government investigations, consumer protection matters and litigation, and civil lawsuits involving complex issues of federal practice and procedure.
Practice & Background
Mr. McInnis principally concentrates on antitrust matters. He has broad experience in antitrust litigation, investigations and counseling. He has represented clients in civil and criminal antitrust litigation in both federal and state courts. He has counseled and represented clients on matters relating to mergers and acquisitions and related investigations by the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission in diverse industries, such as supermarket retailing, soft drinks, commodities, oil and gas, and advertising. In addition, he has had significant involvement in antitrust counseling and designing and implementing effective antitrust compliance programs. Mr. McInnis has represented clients in legislative matters involving antitrust law and policy.
Mr. McInnis also focuses on consumer protection investigations and enforcement actions by the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection and by state and local law enforcement officials, including the investigation of companies for deceptive or unfair acts or practices. He has also represented clients in private litigation under state consumer protection statutes and the Lanham Act. Mr. McInnis counsels clients on appropriate advertising and marketing practices.
Mr. McInnis has represented clients, both as plaintiffs and defendants, in a variety of complex civil litigation matters and class actions. His cases have included a variety of federal and state lawsuits involving complex, commercial controversies, at both the trial and appellate levels.
From 1994 to 1995, Mr. McInnis served as a law clerk for the Honorable Jerry E. Smith of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. From 1993 to 1994, he was an extern clerk for the Honorable James L. Buckley of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
Mr. McInnis received his J.D. cum laude in 1994 from the Georgetown University Law Center, where he was an editor of the Georgetown Law Journal. Prior to attending law school, he was a policy analyst for the Competitive Enterprise Institute, a Washington-based, free-market think tank. He is active in the ABA’s Section of Antitrust Law, the Federalist Society and the Republican National Lawyers Association.