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).
High stakes at the high court: The FTC’s disgorgement authority comes before the Supreme CourtAntitrust, Shari Ross Lahlou, Michael L. Weiner and Gregory Luib, Fall 2020, Volume 35, Issue 1