Amanda Hamilton is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Haug Partners. Her practice concentrates on antitrust, consumer protection, and FDA law. Ms. Hamilton has particular expertise in the health care and life sciences sector, including issues involving the intersection of antitrust and intellectual property law and FDA law. Prior to joining Haug Partners, Ms. Hamilton was a staff attorney at the Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Competition. There, she investigated and litigated antitrust matters in a variety of industries, including pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, energy, and health care. Ms. Hamilton successful litigated several merger challenges, including Federal Trade Commission v. Ardagh Group, S.A., (alleging markets of glass containers for beer and spirits customers) and Federal Trade Commission v. Graco, Inc., (alleging market for equipment used to apply paints and other liquid finishes to a variety of manufactured goods). Ms. Hamilton is an active member of the American Bar Association, where she is an Editor of the Health Care Chronicle for the Health Care and Pharmaceuticals Committee of the Antitrust Section. She is also an active member of the National Association of Women Lawyers (“NAWL”), where is she currently serving as Publications Chair for the 2018 Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon and a firm representative to NAWL’s Challenge Club. She has served on several of NAWL’s planning committees. In addition, Ms. Hamilton has spoken and written on antitrust issues, including drug pricing investigations and recent developments in antitrust law.