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Peter McCormack

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Peter McCormack is an Antitrust & Competition partner in Kirkland's New York office. Mr. McCormack advises a variety of clients on antitrust matters relating to mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other business combinations, and represents clients before the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission and state attorneys general in connection with merger reviews and civil antitrust investigations. Mr. McCormack also represents clients in connection with private antitrust litigation and has experience on three trial teams.

United States: Antitrust

Merger control

Within: Merger control

Kirkland & Ellis LLP recently advised Bain Capital and its portfolio companies on the antitrust aspects of a number of strategic transactions, and Blackstone appointed the group to handle its partnership with its portfolio company Alight and Wipro. Out of Washington DC, Mark KovnerJeffrey Ayer and Marin Boney advised Boeing on its acquisition of KLX and its proposed takeover of Millennium Space Systems. Also notable is Matthew Reilly, who was part of the team which guided Spectrum Brands through the sale of its battery and lighting business to Energizer. In New York, Ian John led advice to Charter Communications regarding its creation of a 50/50 operating platform partnership with Comcast. Katherine Rocco and Peter McCormack are also contacts to note in New York. Key names in Chicago include James Mutchnik and Luke Ruse, who are defending Citadel Securities as a third party in a DOJ investigation into the announced purchase of NEX by CME.

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