Daniel Graulich

Daniel Graulich

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Dan is an associate in Baker McKenzie's Global Antitrust & Competition Practice Group in Washington, DC.

He advises clients on all aspects of antitrust law before the Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, US courts, and foreign competition authorities.

Prior to joining the Firm, Dan was an associate in the antitrust group of another large international law firm.

Dan is an active member of the ABA Section of Antitrust Law and currently serving as the Vice Chair for the Distribution and Franchising Committee. Dan also maintains an active pro bono practice with his recent focus being on antitrust issues related to occupational licensing.

Practice Focus

Dan Graulich advises clients on broad range of antitrust issues including litigation, merger clearance, and government investigations before the Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, US courts, and foreign authorities. His practice also includes antitrust counseling, strategic collaborations and joint ventures, pricing and distribution practices, intellectual property and licensing matters, and corporate compliance.

Dan has an extensive economics background and significant experience working with economic experts. Dan’s counseling has included advising clients in a variety of industries such as computer hardware and software, consumer and industrial goods, aerospace and defense, telecommunications, government services, automotive and trucking, sports and recreation, pharmaceuticals, and healthcare.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • ABA Section of Antitrust Law
  • Vice Chair for the Distribution and Franchising Committee


  • District of Columbia~United States
  • New York~United States


  • University of Virginia School of Law (JD) (2016)
  • University of Virginia (Master of Public Policy) (2016)
  • Brandeis University (BA cum laude) (2012)


  • English
  • The Ninth Circuit’s Arandell v. CenterPoint decision: Confusing Copperweld and the Unintended Consequences for Corporate Structuring; ABA Antitrust Section Distribution & Franchise Committee “Distribution” Newsletter (Winter 2019)

  • District Court Denies FRAND Breach of Contract and Sherman Act Summary Judgment Motions by ASUS and InterDigital; IP WatchDog (February 27, 2019)

  • FTC v. Qualcomm: Court Requires Licensing of Standard Essential Patents to Competitors; IP WatchDog Blog (December 9, 2018)

  • Access (and Injunction) Denied: The Seventh Circuit's Authenticom Decision and the Antitrust Implications for Managing Data Networks; ABA Antitrust Section Trial Practice Committee “Trying Antitrust” Newsletter (Summer 2018)

  • When Talk is “Cheap”: Antitrust Risk for Earnings Calls After In re Delta/AirTran Baggage Fee Litigation; ABA Antitrust Section Transportation and Energy Industries Committee’s Newsletter (Summer 2017)