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Will Dawson is a Manager in the Antitrust and Competition Practice. His work is focused on the healthcare industry and includes providing support to economic experts and antitrust risk assessment. Mr. Dawson specializes in data analysis, including expertise with large healthcare claims data sets. He has experience supporting private companies through all phases of government investigations and litigation.


BA, Economics, Schreyer Honors College, Pennsylvania State University

Selected Work

Selected Experience

  • On behalf of UnitedHealth’s health services subsidiary Optum in its acquisition of DaVita Medical Group, assisted the expert with presentations and submissions to the Federal Trade Commission and several state Attorney General offices addressing potential horizontal and vertical concerns arising from the proposed transaction.
  • On behalf of a top US medical school and healthcare provider, supporting the lead consulting expert in estimating research and business losses occurring after a natural disaster. 

  • Supporting the consulting expert to the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission (HPC), an agency created in 2012 to increase value and access in the delivery of healthcare. 

  • On behalf of Humana in connection with its proposed merger with Aetna, provided support for responses to the Department of Justice’s second request, analyzed likely competitive effects and barrier to entry and exit in the sale of Medicare Advantage products.

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