Michael L. Weiner is currently Partner at Steptoe & Jonhson (New York). He provides strategic advice, resolves government investigations and effectively litigates for clients with antitrust issues in a broad range of industries. Previously co-Leader of Dechert’s Antitrust/Competition Practice Group, he has significant experience in successfully completing complex merger transactions, having represented Fresenius in its acquisition of NxStage, American Express Global Business Travel in its acquisition of Hogg Robinson, Yahoo !, Inc. in its joint venture with Microsoft, Inc., Avis in its acquisition of Budget, Genzyme in its acquisition of Ilex Oncology, Centennial Communications in its acquisition by AT&T, and Rural Cellular in its acquisition by Verizon Wireless. In his litigation work, Mr. Weiner has successfully represented clients in price-fixing and other antitrust class actions, as well as in monopolization and conspiracy cases, in a variety of industries, including insurance (AXIS Specialty Insurance Company and AXIS Surplus Insurance Company), real estate brokerage (Realogy Corp.), art auctions (Christie’s, Inc.), magnesite (China Minmetals Corporation and China National Minerals Co., Ltd), and travel distribution (Travelport).
This Concurrences special set of articles focuses on antitrust law and enforcement in the aftermath of the American Presidential Elections. It questions the changes and challenges expected in 2021 under the new Biden administration, and its impacts with respect to antitrust legislation and (...)
On the anniversary of his appointment to the position of Chief of the Antitrust Bureau at the New York Office of the Attorney General, Michael Weiner from Dechert LLP interviews Beau Buffier about his experiences as an enforcement official, the role of State AGs in antitrust matters and about (...)
Change is in the air and it is coming to antitrust and competition policy in the United States. The unexpected election of President-elect Donald J. Trump opened wide the speculation or mystery about what he and his advisors are planning concerning his administration’s antitrust policy. During (...)