John D. Harkrider

Axinn Veltrop & Harkrider (New York)
Lawyer (Partner)

John Harkrider is a partner at Axinn, New York. He has been lead or co-lead counsel on nearly half a trillion dollars’ worth of M&A deals, including cross-border deals such as Sabre/Farelogix, Stanley/Craftsman, Thermo/Life Technologies and Ball/Rexam as well as Google/Motorola and Google/ITA. He was named American Lawyer Litigator of Week for his representation of Google, and GCR Lawyer of the Year for his representation of Tyson and Thermo Fisher. He has represented Google, Motorola Mobility and Red Hat on competition deals involving standard essential patents. He also has extensive Telecom experience from representing Bell South in its mergers with Cingular Wireless and AT&T and also represented the DOJ in its challenge to WorldCom/Sprint.


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Axinn Veltrop & Harkrider (Hartford)
Axinn Veltrop & Harkrider (New York)
ESSEC Business School (Cergy)
British Competition Authority - CMA (London)
Gibson Dunn (New York)
Gibson Dunn (Washington)
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer (Washington)
DLA Piper (Singapore)


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Chad A. Landmon, Donald W. Hawthorne, John D. Harkrider The U.S. FTC votes to file a complaint in federal court after discovering a merged firm’s failure to provide complete clearance paperwork in an HSR filing and subsequent price increases after a merger in the market for pharmaceutical databases (Hearst / Medi-Span)


On April 4, 2001, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) took the unusual step of voting to file a complaint in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia against The Hearst Trust, its subsidiary The Hearst Corporation, and First DataBank, a wholly owned subsidiary of The (...)


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