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Professional Experience
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NYMEX Holdings Inc. Unconditional antitrust clearance obtained for merger with CME Group Obtained unconditional antitrust clearance from the U.S. Department of Justice for NYMEX in connection with its multi-billion merger with CME Group. DOJ gave it's consent after a detailed and thorough review of the transaction. Clearance was secured on June 16, 2008 and the companies expect to close in the last quarter of 2008.
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Walgreen Co. Walgreens' acquisition of I-trax Represented Walgreens in its $278 million acquisition of I-trax, Inc., a leading operator of worksite health centers. At the time of the I-trax transaction, Walgreens simulateously agreed to purchase a second worksite health center operator. Antitrust clearance for the I-trax deal was obtained following the FTC's grant of early termination of the Hart-Scott-Rodino waiting period.
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Bausch & Lomb Acquisition of Bausch & Lomb by Warburg Pincus Provided antitrust advice to Bausch & Lomb in its acquisition by the global private equity firm Warburg Pincus. The acquisition was valued at approximately $4.5 billion.
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Florida Rock Industries, Inc. Acquisition by Vulcan Materials Company Secured antitrust clearance from the DOJ for the $4.2 billion acquisition of Florida Rock Industries, Inc. by Vulcan Materials Company. Florida Rock, a leading producer of construction aggregates, cement, concrete and concrete products, operated in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic states. Vulcan Materials Co. is the nation’s foremost producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of other construction materials. We were able to successfully negotiate settlement that required divestiture of a limited number of aggregates quarries.
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Kinder Morgan Management Group Management Buyout of Kinder Morgan Inc. Advised Kinder Morgan's CEO and senior management in the $22 billion buyout of Kinder Morgan Inc. by our clients and several investment funds, including funds managed by Goldman Sachs, AIG, The Carlyle Group, and Riverstone Holdings. The transaction presented cutting edge antitrust issues because a joint venture between Carlyle and Riverstone had preexisting minority investments in energy companies that may compete with Kinder Morgan. We reached a unique governance-related solution that allowed the transaction to be consummated without any divestitures.
Education
University of Toledo
J.D.
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University of Rhode Island
B.A.
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