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Amanda P. Reeves

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Work +1.202.637.2183
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Latham & Watkins LLP

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Mandy Reeves is a globally recognized partner in the Litigation & Trial Department of Latham & Watkins and serves as global Co-chair of the firm’s Antitrust & Competition Practice. She particularly focuses on the application of the antitrust laws to the healthcare, life sciences and high technology industries.

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Partner

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United States: Antitrust

Cartel

Within: Cartel

Latham & Watkins LLP’s US team, which includes global co-chairs Amanda Reeves and San Francisco-based Christopher Yates, is highly active in national and global cartel matters. A group including Marguerite Sullivan, New York-based Lawrence Buterman, Michael Egge and San Francisco-based Daniel Wall defended Sumitomo against global antitrust investigations and related civil litigation connected with alleged anti-competitive practices in the auto parts industry. Niall Lynch in San Francisco and New York-based Jeff Hammel are the lead advisers to Omnicom in the DOJ’s ongoing bid rigging grand jury investigation, which is part of a wider criminal antitrust investigation into the advertising agency market. In another matter, Lynch and associate Meaghan Thomas-Kennedy represented StarKist in an investigation into alleged price-fixing in the packaged tuna industry. In 2017, Joshua Holian transferred from the San Francisco office to the Brussels office. Christopher Campbell in San Francisco made partner, while Allyson Maltas was promoted to counsel.

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Civil litigation/class actions: defense

Within: Civil litigation/class actions: defense

Latham & Watkins LLP delivers excellent results in high-stakes litigation. As an example, Amanda Reeves (who chairs the US antitrust practice alongside Christopher Yates in San Francisco), Lawrence Buterman in New York and Daniel Wall, also in San Francisco, successfully defended Genentech against a lawsuit brought by Russian drug manufacturer Biocad JSC over an alleged scheme to delay Biocad from entering into the US market generic versions of three cancer drugs. In the auto parts space, Marguerite Sullivan and others represented Sumitomo in MDL class action cases related to wire harnesses and heater control panels. Elsewhere, the firm is defending the US Soccer Federation (USSF) against a lawsuit filed by the North American Soccer League (NASL) over the USSF’s allegedly anti-competitive division structure. In recent developments, Alan Devlin re-joined the firm from the FTC, while Joseph Serino and Eric Leon in New York were hired from Kirkland & Ellis LLP. San Francisco-based Kirsten Ferguson made partner. Margaret Zwisler is also noted. Named individuals are based in Washington DC unless otherwise stated.

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Merger control

Within: Next generation lawyers

Amanda Reeves - Latham & Watkins LLP

Within: Merger control

Latham & Watkins LLP features prominently in headline deals that are subject to particularly intensive regulatory scrutiny. Its extensive industry coverage spans areas such as pharmaceuticals, media and entertainment, technology and telecoms, among others. Global co-chair Amanda Reeves, Michael Egge, counsel Farrell Malone and others are acting as global antitrust counsel to Agrium Inc in its $36bn merger of equals with Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan. In 2017, Reeves, Marcellus Williamson and counsel Alan Devlin were part of a cross-border team that assisted Integra LifeSciences with obtaining global clearances for its $1bn acquisition of Codman Neurosurgery from Johnson & Johnson. Joshua Holian, Karen Silverman and Daniel Wall are names to note in San Francisco. Named individuals are based in Washington DC, except where otherwise stated.

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