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McDermott Will & Emery LLP

18565 JAMBOREE ROAD, SUITE 250, IRVINE, CA 92612, USA
Tel:
Work +1 949 851 0633
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Fax +1 949 851 9348
Web:
www.mwe.com

William Diaz

Tel:
Work +1 949 757 7129
Email:
Web:
www.mwe.com
McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Work Department

Antitrust/Competition

Position

Partner

Career

Partner William (Will) Díaz litigates and counsels clients on antitrust cases, obtains Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Department of Justice clearance on mergers, and defends clients in government investigations. Will has significant experience in the interplay between the antitrust and intellectual property laws and the issues that crossover into both areas, including standard-setting activities, patent pools, fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory (FRAND) licensing issues and patent misuse. He also has handled numerous litigations and transactions in the biotech, pharmaceutical and medtech industries. Prior to joining private practice, Will was an attorney for the FTC, Bureau of Competition, investigating and analyzing mergers and anticompetitive trade practices.

Please visit McDermott's website for full biography.
https://www.mwe.com/en/team/d/diaz-william


United States: Antitrust

Merger control

Within: Merger control

McDermott Will & Emery LLP is particularly strong in obtaining clearances in hospital and other healthcare sector mergers. Raymond Jacobsen leads the team, which also has expertise in defense and consumer goods, among other areas. In 2017, Joel Grosberg, Gregory Heltzer and Daniel Powers assisted DaVita with successfully negotiating FTC clearance for its $360m acquisition of Renal Ventures Management. Jeffrey Brennan and Powers recently obtained clearances from the states of Tennessee and Virginia on behalf of Mountain States Health Alliance in relation to its merger with not-for-profit healthcare provider Wellmont Health System. Other key figures in the group are Stephen Wu in Chicago, William Díaz in Orange County and Jon Dubrow. Named individuals are based in Washington DC, except where otherwise stated.

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