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Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP

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London, New York, Washington DC

Lauren Rackow

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Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP


Lauren Rackow is Counsel at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP.  Her practice is focused on a wide range of antitrust matters, advising and representing clients on mergers and acquisitions, complex antitrust litigation, government investigations, financing transactions with the potential for antitrust risk, and antitrust compliance. 


Swarthmore College, B.A., 2000
Boston College, M. Ed., 2003
New York University School of Law, J.D., 2007

United States: Antitrust

Civil litigation/class actions: defense

Within: Civil litigation/class actions: defense

Within the team at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP, 'all practitioners are specialized in antitrust and are experienced litigators'; 'their grasp on the legal and factual issues of the case is always impeccable and they are incredible at what they do'. The 'outstanding' Herbert Washer has recently led advice to Credit Suisse in several class actions filed against the major investment banks, including those arising from the investigations into alleged Libor and forex manipulation. Practice head Elai Katz and Lauren Rackow are 'both outstanding legal professionals' and 'very responsive and provide very clear, accurate and pragmatic advice'.

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Merger control

Within: Merger control

Tembec appointed the antitrust team at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP, led by Elai Katz, to oversee its acquisition by Rayonier, a transaction which required merger clearance in several jurisdictions. In other highlights, Katz acted for Envigo in its ultimately abandoned acquisition by Avista, and counsel Lauren Rackow was part of the team which advised underwriters of high-yield debt on the financing of a number of major acquisitions; these included the landmark merger between T-Mobile and Sprint as well as Red Ventures' high-value acquisition of Bankrate. Named attorneys are based in New York.

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