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Latham & Watkins LLP

555 ELEVENTH STREET, NW, SUITE 1000, WASHINGTON DC 20004-1304, USA
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Michael G. Egge

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Latham & Watkins LLP

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Michael Egge is the Managing Partner of Latham & Watkins’ Washington, D.C. Office and a member of the firm’s Antitrust & Competition Practice. He represents and advises clients on a broad range of competition and antitrust law matters in the United States and abroad. Mr. Egge has served as Vice Chair of Latham’s global Litigation & Trial Department and Co-chair of the firm’s global Antitrust & Competition Practice. 

Mr. Egge is a leading global competition lawyer, with 25 years’ experience advising corporations on antitrust matters in Washington and in every major antitrust jurisdiction in the world, including nearly three years’ experience resident in Latham’s Brussels office.

Position

Litigation Partner

Career

http://www.lw.com/people/michael-egge


United States: Antitrust

Cartel

Within: Cartel

Latham & Watkins LLP’s US team, which includes global co-chairs Amanda Reeves and San Francisco-based Christopher Yates, is highly active in national and global cartel matters. A group including Marguerite Sullivan, New York-based Lawrence Buterman, Michael Egge and San Francisco-based Daniel Wall defended Sumitomo against global antitrust investigations and related civil litigation connected with alleged anti-competitive practices in the auto parts industry. Niall Lynch in San Francisco and New York-based Jeff Hammel are the lead advisers to Omnicom in the DOJ’s ongoing bid rigging grand jury investigation, which is part of a wider criminal antitrust investigation into the advertising agency market. In another matter, Lynch and associate Meaghan Thomas-Kennedy represented StarKist in an investigation into alleged price-fixing in the packaged tuna industry. In 2017, Joshua Holian transferred from the San Francisco office to the Brussels office. Christopher Campbell in San Francisco made partner, while Allyson Maltas was promoted to counsel.

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Merger control

Within: Merger control

Latham & Watkins LLP features prominently in headline deals that are subject to particularly intensive regulatory scrutiny. Its extensive industry coverage spans areas such as pharmaceuticals, media and entertainment, technology and telecoms, among others. Global co-chair Amanda Reeves, Michael Egge, counsel Farrell Malone and others are acting as global antitrust counsel to Agrium Inc in its $36bn merger of equals with Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan. In 2017, Reeves, Marcellus Williamson and counsel Alan Devlin were part of a cross-border team that assisted Integra LifeSciences with obtaining global clearances for its $1bn acquisition of Codman Neurosurgery from Johnson & Johnson. Joshua Holian, Karen Silverman and Daniel Wall are names to note in San Francisco. Named individuals are based in Washington DC, except where otherwise stated.

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