Vice President of Legal Advocacy
Kathleen Bradish has been an antitrust lawyer, in both private practice and government, for 17 years. She has extensive experience with conduct cases and mergers, with particular experience in the healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors, and in international competition matters. Ms. Bradish joined the law firm of Cleary Gottlieb after law school and was appointed counsel in 2014. From mid-2015 to late 2018, Ms. Bradish was Assistant Chief and International Counsel at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Antitrust Division.
At DOJ, Ms. Bradish served as deputy chief handling the Antitrust Division’s international relations, representing the Division’s views on antitrust enforcement abroad. She advised case teams on issues affecting cooperation with foreign antitrust enforcers and provided guidance to leadership on competition issues arising abroad and affecting the United States. Ms. Bradish also represented the Antitrust Division in trade issues, including leading the negotiations of competition chapters in the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement and in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. Ms. Bradish returned to Cleary Gottlieb as Counsel in 2018.