Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Antitrust Department

USA - Nationwide
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What the team is known for A deep bench of antitrust experts, many of whom established their careers at the FTC. Collaboration between New York and DC offices ensures the provision of comprehensive antitrust coverage on M&A, civil litigation and government investigations. Particularly recognized for its excellence representing clients in the life sciences sector. Further noted for its strong connections to the manufacturing, producing and technology sectors. Also commended for handling cartel proceedings on behalf of both national and multinational corporations.

Strengths Clients praise the firm's "practical advice and incredibly responsive team."

Peers note: "A terrific firm with a number of young, very aggressive litigators and counselors."

Work highlights Obtained unconditional clearance at second request for Blackstone and portfolio company PSAV's acquisition of Encore Event Technologies from The Freeman Company.

Notable practitioners


Adam Hemlock
acts in both civil and criminal litigation for a wide national and international client base. He is particularly recommended for his abilities in cartel matters.

Practice head
Steven Newborn
is a renowned antitrust adviser who frequently acts in both high-profile M&A and complex competition litigation. A client reports: "He's one-of-a-kind in antitrust: a go-to attorney for situations when a transaction is in jeopardy. His knowledge, creativity and communication skills are unparalleled."