Robert F. Leibenluft, Esq.
Hogan Lovells US LLP
Bob Leibenluft is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Hogan Lovells LLP where his practice is devoted entirely to health and antitrust matters, including counselling and litigation regarding antitrust issues involving hospitals, physicians, health plans, drug and medical device manufacturers, and other entities in the health care sector.
Upon completing law school, Bob worked as an attorney advisor in the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)'s Office of Policy Planning, concentrating on health and antitrust matters. In 1981, he joined Hogan & Hartson and became a partner in the firm in 1989. He practiced health law at Hogan & Hartson until January 1996 when he rejoined the FTC as Assistant Director for Health Care in the FTC's Bureau of Competition. As head of the Health Care Division, Bob supervised a 25-30 person staff engaged in the review of mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures involving hospitals, physicians, and other healthcare providers, as well as conduct in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. He rejoined Hogan & Hartson (now Hogan Lovells) in September 1998.
Bob is an inaugural fellow of the American Health Lawyers Association, where he previously served as a Vice-President and member of the Board of Directors. He is a former Chair of the ABA Antitrust Section Joint Conduct Committee, Health and Pharmaceuticals Committee and State Enforcement Committee.