Merger ranking - Litigation ranking - Cartel ranking - Global head Renata Hesse, Steven HolleyJuan Rodriguez, Michael Rosenthal No. of jurisdictions with a GCR-ranked competition team 4 Practice size N/A Partners 21 Counsel 7 Percentage of partners/counsel in Who's Who Legal 21% Associates N/A Lateral partner hires 0 Partner departures 0 Former senior enforcers who are partners/counsel 3 Sullivan & Cromwell has long had one of the best antitrust practices in New York, and it boosted its Washington, DC team with the hire of Renata Hesse in 2017 after her stint leading the Department of Justice’s antitrust division. It became eligible for the Global Elite in 2018, when its competition practice was ranked for the first time in the Brussels bar survey. It has built that team rapidly, hiring partner Michael Rosenthal and of counsel Götz Drauz from Wilson Sonsini, and counsel Foad Hoseinian from Freshfields, in less than a year. In the latest UK competition bar survey, the firm is now also recommended in London.