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Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Antitrust

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What the team is known for

Adeptly handles regulatory and M&A antitrust concerns for a roster of premium clients. Acts at the forefront of litigation, including monopolization allegations and wide-scale class actions, with notable clients coming from the pharmaceutical and financial industries. Regularly represents clients in high-stakes DOJ and FTC antitrust investigations.

Strengths

A client notes: "It is terrific; the attorneys are very strategic and thoughtful in their advice."

Another says:"It is quite excellent."

Work highlights

Represented the American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers before the DOJ’s Antitrust Division in connection with ASCAP’s legislative efforts.

Notable practitioners

Aidan Synnott cochairs the antitrust practice and has considerable expertise in merger clearances and investigations.
"He has strong communication skills in taking complex legal concepts and distilling them into clear, understandable talking points." "He is an excellent merger lawyer." "He is exceptionally knowledgeable in antitrust laws and is a highly skilled litigator. His advice is pragmatic and thoughtful."

Cochair of the department Andrew Finch served as Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the antitrust division of the DOJ. He has wide-ranging knowledge across criminal and civil antitrust issues as well as M&A deals.
"He's one of the smartest lawyers and extraordinarily thoughtful." "A brilliant leader who sees the big picture." "He has terrific government credentials."

William Michael is a litigator with notable expertise in antitrust individual and class actions. He regularly appears before the competition agencies in significant investigations.
"He's a razor-sharp lawyer who understands legal nuances and can think around corners."

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Antitrust

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

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1285 Avenue of the Americas

New York

New York

USA

NY 10019-6064

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Antitrust


Aidan Synnott
Band 2
Andrew Finch
Eminent Practitioners
William Michael
Band 5