Daniel S Bitton
Partner, Axinn Veltrop & Harkrider
Daniel Bitton heads Axinn’s West Coast antitrust practice. Trained in the EU and the US, Daniel navigates clients through antitrust litigation, government investigations and merger clearance processes across the globe. He is regular antitrust counsel to major Fortune 500 companies including Google, McKesson and Stanley Black & Decker.
His recent matters include representing Google in highly publicized litigations and various investigations of its advertising technology business in the United States and other jurisdictions; defending McKesson subsidiary RelayHealth in antitrust class actions and representing it in a related FTC litigation against Surescripts; defending three Danfoss Group companies in cartel litigation; securing global clearance for Johnson Controls’ US$2 billion sale of Scott Safety to 3M; securing clearance for several significant deals by McKesson, including its US$3.4 billion healthcare technology joint venture with Change Healthcare and its US$1.4 billion acquisition of CoverMyMeds; securing global clearance for Dell’s US$67 billion acquisition of EMC; securing global clearance for Thermo Fisher Scientific’s US$13.6 billion acquisition of Life Technologies; and securing clearance for Google’s US$2.35 billion sale of Motorola Home to ARRIS, and its US$700 million acquisition of ITA Software.