Djordje Petkoski


Djordje Petkoski is a partner in the Antitrust Group, where his practice focuses on cartel investigations, complex antitrust litigation, and strategic counseling with an emphasis on antitrust and competition law.

Djordje has a broad competition law practice with a focus on criminal antitrust matters. He has represented over a dozen corporate and individual clients in cartel investigations by the U.S. Department of Justice and enforcers in other jurisdictions, including as lead counsel for significant corporate clients. He has also served as lead counsel for corporate clients involved in civil class actions that follow Department of Justice investigations.

Djordje conducted internal investigations relating to potential criminal violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, U.S. international trade laws, environmental laws and obstruction of justice conduct. He has also represented plaintiffs and defendants in multi-district and other complex litigation involving a variety of antitrust, RICO, Lanham Act, and other claims.

He regularly counsels clients on a variety of antitrust and competition matters and works with clients to design and implement compliance programs and incorporate compliance into corporate strategy. Djordje has written extensively on compliance and antitrust issues, has served as a panelist on these issues at American Bar Association events and has taught classes on compliance and antitrust at the Wharton Business School, including executive education courses attended by Fortune 500 compliance officers and senior risk managers.

Selected Experience

  • Representing large Japanese manufacturer in Department of Justice criminal investigation of pricing practices and related conduct.
  • Represented leading Asian manufacturer in Department of Justice criminal investigation and national class actions alleging price-fixing and related conduct.
  • Advised leading U.S. consumer goods company on series of high profile strategic partnerships, joint ventures, and acquisitions over a period spanning several years.


  • “US Anti-Cartel Enforcement”, co-authored, GCR The Antitrust Review of the Americas (2012, 2011) 
  • “New Justice Department Initiative Raises Risk of Prosecution for Government Contractors”, co-authored, BNA White Collar Crime Report (July 2010) 
  • “Cartel Enforcement in the New Regime: Continuity and Change”, co-authored, GCR The Antitrust Review of the Americas (2010) 
  • “Global Cartel Enforcement: Recent Developments and Their Implications”, co-authored, GCR The Antitrust Review of the Americas (2009)



  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 2005
  • University of Virginia, B.A., 2002



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