US: Orrick nabs antitrust partner from Cadwalader

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft antitrust partner Amy Ray, part of the team involved in securing regulatory approval for several recent high-profile Microsoft acquisitions, has left the firm to join Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe.

Washington, DC-based Ray, who had been at Cadwalader for over 10 years, played a role in Microsoft’s $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn, its $7.2 billion acquisition of Nokia’s devices and services business, and its $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype.

She will continue working with Microsoft at Orrick, which was recognized last year as the top performing partner in the technology company’s Law Firm Diversity Program.

“Microsoft is a fantastic company that really has religion in terms of doing the right thing antitrust wise,” Ray said.

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