Christopher G. Renner
Area of Practice
New York University School of Law, J.D., 2005
St. John’s College, B.A., Philosophy, 1998
District of Columbia
Chris Renner’s practice focuses on antitrust litigation and counseling.
Mr. Renner joined the Firm in March 2014 following seven years at the Federal Trade Commission, where he handled a wide range of major merger and competition conduct matters. As an attorney advisor to FTC Chairman Leibowitz, Mr. Renner helped oversee the Commission’s antitrust enforcement actions and policy initiatives, including its activities in the field of standard essential patents. Before working in the Chairman’s Office, Mr. Renner served as a staff attorney in the Commission’s Bureau of Competition, where he led several complex conduct investigations and received the Commission’s prestigious Paul Rand Dixon Award for outstanding contributions to the agency’s law enforcement mission. For the year prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Renner served as the Acting Deputy Assistant Director in the Bureau’s Anticompetitive Practices Division, where he oversaw investigations and litigation involving a wide range of allegedly anticompetitive conduct, including monopolization, joint ventures, industry standard setting, and collusion.
Before joining the FTC, Mr. Renner practiced antitrust law at a major international law firm.