US: Shearman & Sterling adds Paul Weiss prosecutor

US: Shearman & Sterling adds Paul Weiss prosecutor

Shearman & Sterling has hired Adam Schwartz away from Paul Weiss to serve as a litigation partner in its Washington office. Schwartz, a former federal prosecutor, joined Paul Weiss as an associate in 2014 and became of counsel at the firm. He has worked in the US Attorney’s offices in both the District of Columbia […]

EU: EC attorney joins Shearman & Sterling

EU: EC attorney joins Shearman & Sterling

Shearman & Sterling announced that Sara Ashall has joined the firm as counsel in the Antitrust practice. Sara focuses on EU merger control, cartel investigations, antitrust proceedings and EU State aid law. Ashall spent five years as an associate in Shearman & Sterling’s Antitrust practice before moving to the technology, media and telecommunications merger unit […]

US: Shearman & Sterling advice on CVS US$69b

US: Shearman & Sterling advice on CVS US$69b

Shearman & Sterling is advising CVS on its US$69 billion acquisition of Aetna. This industry-transforming transaction is expected to provide more integrated and efficient healthcare services for consumers and health professionals. Under the terms of the agreement, Aetna shareholders will receive US$207 per share, comprising US$145 in cash and US$62 in CVS stock. Including the […]

UK: Wiggin opens antitrust practice with new hire

UK: Wiggin opens antitrust practice with new hire

Media, technology and brands law firm Wiggin LLP announced on Tuesday that Collette Rawnsley will join as senior counsel in the firm’s London and Brussels offices from Shearman & Sterling LLP. After joining Wiggin she will head up the firm’s new competition/antitrust practice. Rawnsley, an experienced barrister, advises clients on a wide array of contentious […]

US: Shearman adds five-Partner antitrust team in DC

US: Shearman adds five-Partner antitrust team in DC

Shearman & Sterling announced this week that it is adding five antitrust lawyers as partners in its Washington, DC office, including former top officials from the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission. The partners will join from Hunton & Williams, and include David Higbee, who served as managing partner of the firm’s Washington, DC […]

UK: Competition veteran back at Shearman

UK: Competition veteran back at Shearman

Shearman & Sterling has re-elected a leading antitrust practitioner to its partnership, as it aims to capitalise on what promises to be a busy period in the competition world. The founding partner of Shearman & Sterling’s London competition practice has returned to the firm’s partnership following over a decade spent working in regulation and consultancy. […]

Italy: Shearman & Sterling launch Italian antitrust practice

Italy: Shearman & Sterling launch Italian antitrust practice

Paolisa (Paola) Nebbia has joined Shearman & Sterling’s Rome office as counsel to develop its Italian competition practice. Operating from Rome, Milan and Brussels, the practice will advise on contentious and non-contentious domestic Italian – and EU – competition law. Domenico Fanuele, managing partner of Shearman & Sterling’s Italian offices, said, “Shearman & Sterling is […]