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Mayer Brown
WASHINGTON, DC 20006-1101
United States

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United States > Antitrust > Merger control

At Mayer Brown, merger control matters are primarily handled by the firm’s offices in Washington DC, led by antitrust practice head Mark Ryan. The team acts on the full range of M&A antitrust and merger control issues such as the preparation and documentation of multi-jurisdictional merger clearances and assistance with joint ventures. M&A investigations and litigation arising out of antitrust concerns are also part of the service portfolio. DC-based key figure William Stallings brings sector expertise in transportation, energy and agriculture to the table. In addition to that, the merger control team is also well versed in advising representatives of financial services and chemicals industries.

United States > Antitrust > Civil litigation/class actions: defense

Mayer Brown fields a bench of trial lawyers with significant government experience to handle antitrust defense litigation with a specific appellate law approach. The team is spearheaded by the Washington DC-based Mark Ryan, simultaneously an eminent antitrust litigator and transaction advisor. Britt Miller is partner-in-charge of the Chicago office, where she makes for a trusted team together with local partner Andrew Marovitz, particularly when it comes to antitrust litigation in the financial sector. In Washington DC, Carmine Zarlenga puts an emphasis on antitrust class actions challenging industry-wide practices such as price-fixing in the food and beverage sector. Oral Pottinger, who also sits in the capital, was promoted to partner in January 2019.

United States > Antitrust > Cartel

Mayer Brown advises on domestic and international cartel investigations alike, assisting clients with immunity applications and fine reductions as well as settlements and follow-on damages actions. The Washington DC-based Mark Ryan presides over the global antitrust and competition group, adding wide-ranging litigation expertise to the cartel practice. Also located in the capital, William Stallings relies on government experience at the DOJ Antitrust Division’s transportation, energy and agriculture section when representing clients in cartel investigations. Oral Pottinger, who operates a wide-ranging antitrust practice in Washington DC and also advises on e-discovery solutions, was promoted to partner in January 2019.