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White & Case LLP
701 Thirteenth Street, NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20005-3807
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
United States
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United States > Antitrust > Merger control

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George PaulWhite & Case LLP

White & Case LLP advises on a high volume of merger filings, with a particular specialism in multi-jurisdictional review proceedings, in line with the firm’s global M&A and private equity practices. The team is also adept in handling high-value and complex arrangements in a variety of sectors, such as energy, technology, and infrastructure, defending contested mergers against FTC and DOJ scrutiny, and has a strong record in SPAC deals, alongside a growing portfolio of major global tech clients. Practice head George Paul is a ‘top antitrust lawyer‘ and remains active on top-tier deals, representing Golden Nugget Online Gaming in its $1.56bn sale to DraftKings, as well as a regular counsel to the likes of Facebook and ExxonMobil. ‘Absolute starRebecca Farrington represents clients in government investigations and challenges, regularly defending proposed mergers against the FTC and DOJ, and was lead counsel to DIC and Sun Chemical on its purchase of BASF’s pigment business, which included regulatory approvals in 11 jurisdictions. Former FTC official Anna Kertesz specializes in merger investigations, and advised GlobalWafers on its $4.5bn acquisition of Silitronic, a major deal in the highly scrutinised semiconductor industry. Senior associate Heather Greenfield handles HSR filings, merger investigations, and judicial challenges, notably acting for Hertz in all HSR filings throughout its high-profile bankruptcy, while counsel Tamer Nagy remains a key name for Middle East-domiciled work. Senior associate Daniel Rosenthal played a key role on the BIC deal, and is a regular contributor to thought leadership on merger issues. All lawyers mentioned are in Washington DC.