John C. Christie Jr.

Retired Partner

John Christie was a partner in the antitrust and competition and litigation practices at WilmerHale until his retirement in 2006.


Mr. Christie's practice focused on antitrust law and litigation, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, the Hart-Scott-Rodino antitrust preacquisition process and investigations by federal and state antitrust enforcement officials.


  • Christie, John, Christian Breuer and Sarah Harrop. "Regulation: Marriage of Equals?” TransPharma (Spring 2004).
  • Christie, John. "’Jumping the Gun’: Pre Merger Pitfalls.” Pulse of Technology (December 2003).
  • Christie, John, and James Burling. "FTC Recommends Sweeping Changes in the Balance Between Competition and Patent Law.” Hale and Dorr LLP E-Alert (November 5, 2003).

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  • Education

    • JD, Harvard Law School, 1962

    • AB, Brown University, 1959

      magna cum laude Phi Beta Kappa
  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

    • Illinois

    • US Supreme Court