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Latham & Watkins LLP

505 MONTGOMERY STREET, SUITE 2000, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94111-6538, USA
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Karen Silverman

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Work +1.415.395.8232
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Web:
www.lw.com
Latham & Watkins LLP

Position

Karen Silverman is a partner in the San Francisco office of Latham & Watkins and is a member of the Global Antitrust & Competition Practice. She is currently Co-chair of the firm's Information Technology: Systems & Solutions Industry Group and the former Office Managing Partner of the San Francisco office.

Career

http://www.lw.com/people/Karen-Silverman


United States: Antitrust

Merger control

Within: Merger control

The 'excellent' antitrust team at Latham & Watkins LLP 'has outstanding knowledge of the agencies, is efficient in its work process, and fields a deep bench of more-than-capable associates'. Global practice co-head Amanda Reeves, Jason Cruise and counsel Alan Devlin 'are superstars; they are smart, efficient and practical'. Agrium (now Nutrien) appointed a team led by Michael Egge, recently promoted partner Farrell Malone and Reeves to obtain clearance for its merger of equals with Potash. In San Francisco, Karen Silverman and client-recommended counsel Jason Daniels are currently representing home security company Ring in the antitrust aspects of its acquisition by Amazon for over $1bn. Also notable are counsel Sydney Smith, who advised Siemens on the US aspects of its merger of equals with Alstom, and San Francisco's Christopher Yates, who co-heads the global practice with Reeves.

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