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Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

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John Scribner

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Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Career

John Scribner’s practice focuses on complex antitrust matters, emphasizing mergers. He obtained antitrust clearance for numerous complex transactions including Apple/CPTN, Apple/Nortel, the sale of the New York Mercantile Exchange to the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, and ALFA SAB's acquisition of Teksid Aluminum. He has also represented clients in antitrust litigations involving claims of monopolization, tying, conspiracy and bad faith patent enforcement. Clients include Johnson and Johnson, Applera Corporation and Michael Foods, Inc. Before entering private practice, he spent five years as a litigation attorney with the Federal Trade Commission involved in merger and non-merger investigations involving various industries.


United States: Antitrust

Merger control

Within: Merger control

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP fields numerous heavyweight practitioners with experience in high-ranking government positions; Jeffrey Perry formerly headed up the FTC’s Mergers IV Division. In addition, Steven Newborn, Ann Malester and Steven Bernstein each have the experience of having led the FTC’s Mergers I Division. New York-based Kevin Arquit’s experience includes acting as director of the FTC’s Bureau of Competition. In 2017, a team including Newborn, Bernstein, Perry, Jeff White and counsel Vadim Brusser assisted Walgreens Boots Alliance with obtaining FTC clearance of its acquisition of around 2,000 Rite Aid stores. Another highlight involved Malester, John Scribner and others acting as antitrust counsel to Abbott Laboratories in its $5.3bn acquisition of Alere Inc. Brianne Kucerik is recommended. Named individuals are based in Washington DC unless otherwise stated.

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