Kate M Watkins is an associate in Crowell & Moring’s Washington, DC office and is a member of the firm’s antitrust and advertising groups. Her experience spans multiple industries, including aerospace, technology, healthcare and consumer products. Her recent experience includes representing major aerospace and healthcare companies in pending and proposed acquisitions; providing consumer products retailers with counselling and advocacy assistance before the FTC; counselling clients on compliance with the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act and on potential antitrust liability associated with horizontal and vertical conduct; and counseling food and beverage, and retail clients on a wide variety advertising issues. Kate earned her JD from The George Washington University Law School where she served as executive articles editor for the American Intellectual Property Law Association Quarterly Journal. During law school, Kate interned at the Department of Justice Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Consumer Protection.