Paul Jin is a partner in the firm’s Antitrust + Competition practice. Mr. Jin’s antitrust expertise covers a broad spectrum of commercial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, commercial collaborations, and pricing and supply arrangements. Mr. Jin regularly serves clients by assessing transaction-related antitrust risk, negotiating terms of agreements, determining the applicability of merger clearance filing requirements in both U.S. and foreign jurisdictions, and advocating on behalf of clients before the FTC and DOJ in connection with informal inquiries, Second Requests, third-party subpoenas, and conduct investigations. He also provides antitrust counseling on issues such as diligence and pre-closing conduct procedures, internal compliance programs, hiring and non-compete agreements, and competitor collaboration guidelines. He has extensive knowledge of the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) regime and has filed hundreds of notification forms with the FTC and DOJ for mergers, minority asset acquisitions, and corrective fillings.

Prior to joining Goodwin in 2018, Mr. Jin was a partner in the antitrust practice at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, and previously practiced at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP.

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Select representations include:

  • iControl Networks in its acquisition by*
  • Microchip Technology in its acquisition of Atmel*
  • Pharmacyclics in its acquisition by AbbVie*
  • Cypress Semiconductor in its merger with Spansion*
  • Seagate Technology in its acquisition of Xyratex*
  • Google in various transactions, including its acquisition of Waze*

* Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin. 


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J.D., 2003
Northwestern University School of Law
B.A., Economics, 2000
Duke University


U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights



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