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Dechert LLP

1900 K STREET, NW, WASHINGTON DC 20006, USA
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Work +1 202 261 3330
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Mike Cowie

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Work +1 202 261 3339
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Dechert LLP

Work Department

Antitrust/Competition

Career

Mike Cowie, a partner in Dechert's antitrust and competition practice group, guides industry leaders past antitrust obstacles, enabling them to grow their business and protect their strategic interests. Mr. Cowie has handled industry-transforming transactions for some of the largest and most successful companies in the world. His advice builds upon insights gained while directing precedent-setting investigations for the government.

Member

Member, Long Range Planning Committee

Education

Hobart and William Smith Colleges, B.A., Economics, 1986, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Honors in Economics, Omicron Delta Epsilon Economics Honorary Society; Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1989, cum laude, Editor of The Georgetown Law Journal


United States: Antitrust

Merger control

Within: Merger control

Dechert LLP 'is the gold standard for outside counsel', according to one client. The antitrust team is 'responsive, creative, practical and informed' and operates under the joint leadership of Steven Bizar and Michael Weiner in Philadelphia and New York, respectively. In recent highlights, Washington DC-based Mike Cowie is representing CVS Health in its proposed acquisition of health insurer Aetna as well as in its sale of its RxCrossroads unit to McKesson. Fresenius appointed the group to oversee its acquisition of NxStage, and counsel Gregory Luib - who sits in Washington DC - was part of the team which advised American Airlines on its extended partnership with Qantas. Also notable is Craig Falls, who has recently assisted clients in the manufacturing and construction space. Rani Habash was recently promoted to partner in Washington DC, while Paul Denis retired.

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