Latham & Watkins (Washington)

Amanda Reeves

Latham & Watkins (Washington)

Mandy Reeves, recognized as one of the top antitrust lawyers in the world, is a partner in the Litigation & Trial Department and serves as Global Chair of Latham’s Band 1 Global Antitrust & Competition Practice. Ms. Reeves is a sought after global leader in the antitrust bar, who clients turn to for sophisticated advice and representation in their toughest matters. She secures key victories for clients, whether it involves developing a creative strategy to work constructively with global regulators when obtaining regulatory approval, aggressively proceeding through trial successfully, or advising and leading the charge in defending novel monopolization claims in confidential investigations or landmark litigations. Her work cuts across all industries including high-tech, entertainment, sports, media, communications, life sciences, healthcare, semiconductors, agriculture, automotive, retail, and consumer products. Recently, over the span of 6 months, Ms. Reeves successfully tried two antitrust merger litigations against the DOJ (U.S. Sugar/Imperial Sugar and Booz-Allen/Everwatch), in addition to obtaining unconditional clearance for MGM’s US$7 billion sale to Amazon and Affera’s US$1 billion sale to Medtronic following FTC Second Requests, among others. In recognition of her work spanning antitrust litigation, antitrust investigations, and complex merger control matters: Global Competition Review (GCR), the world’s leading antitrust publication, recently named her the top Global Competition Lawyer of the Year; The Deal recognized her as a “Top Woman in Dealmaking” (2023); and GCR honored Ms. Reeves and her team with Matter of the Year (2023). She is also a past finalist for GCR’s Dealmaker of the Year and Legal Media Group’s Life Sciences Antitrust Litigator of the Year. She is recognized by Chambers, The Legal 500, Benchmark Litigation, and has been named a Who’s Who Global Thought Leader in Competition law. Ms. Reeves previously served as Attorney Advisor to Commissioner J. Thomas Rosch at the Federal Trade Commission and is a sought after speaker and writer on antitrust issues. She is an active member of the American Bar Association’s Antitrust Section, where she previously served on the Section’s Governing Council and chairs the Annual Law & Economics Institute for Judges, a three-day intensive training program, which trains federal judges in antitrust law and economics. Ms. Reeves has served in multiple management roles at Latham including her previous position as the Global Chair of the firm’s Mentoring Committee. She is a past Finalist for the American Lawyer’s Mentor of the Year. Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Reeves clerked for Judge Mary Beck Briscoe, former Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and for Judge John G. Heyburn II, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky.

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