"...seasoned antitrust lawyer Richard Favretto has 'a good sense of the courtroom'...Favretto's generalist antitrust practice also includes merger reviews, which he covers with 'a soundness and balance to his judgment.'"
Chambers USA


Dick Favretto focuses his practice on antitrust law. His experience in government and private practice covers the entire range of antitrust and trade regulation issues, including grand jury proceedings and criminal litigation; civil trial litigation; appellate litigation, including a US Supreme Court argument; mergers and acquisitions; Justice Department and FTC investigations; international antitrust matters; and counseling of businesses and trade associations on antitrust compliance. He has been described as “outstanding on his feet” and “absolutely terrific to work with” (Chambers USA 2007). He has also been named an Antitrust National and Local Litigation Star by Benchmark (2012).

Dick joined Mayer Brown in 1981.  He is a veteran of both 15 years of service in the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice, culminating in service as Deputy Assistant Attorney General and Acting Assistant Attorney General, and of more than 33 years of private practice focusing on antitrust law.

Spoken Languages

  • English


The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, LLB
Student Material Editor, Law Review

Iona College, BA, cum laude


  • District of Columbia
  • New York