Meghan is a partner in Freshfields’ antitrust, competition and trade practice, based in Washington, DC. Meghan specializes in US aspects of multi-jurisdictional merger control, representing clients before the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Meghan is known for helping clients develop effective global clearance strategies for transactions involving complex and high-stakes antitrust issues. Clients value Meghan’s ability to view US antitrust matters through an international lens. Meghan is experienced in counseling clients on a wide range of antitrust issues, including competitor collaborations, joint ventures, all aspects of vertical relationships, and contractual arrangements. She has also litigated antitrust cases in federal court and administrative actions. She has significant experience in a variety of industries with a particular emphasis on life sciences, technology, and manufacturing. Of her many skills, Meghan is best known for her ability to become fully immersed in her clients’ businesses and for providing highly tailored and thoughtful commercial advice. Meghan is a leader in the American Bar Association’s Section of Antitrust Law through her role as a Co-Chair of the Mergers & Acquisitions Committee. Early in her career, Meghan clerked for the Honorable Jane R. Roth of the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Meghan is consistently recognized for her work and client service by leading industry publications including Legal 500, Lawdragon 500, and Who’s Who Legal.
Push It To The Limit: The US Merger Agencies Before the Courts in 2022Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Blog , Jamillia Ferris, Meghan Rissmiller, Tom Morgan and Lauren Vaca, November 2022