USA Question and Answer

Q&A with Daniel Crane

Q&A with Daniel Crane

GCR USA - 11 May 2017

University of Michigan law professor and Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison litigation counsel Daniel Crane will present “Antitrust Litigation: The year in review” at GCR Live Antitrust Litigation in New York next month. Ahead of the conference, Crane spoke about what drew him into antitrust, the trends he sees among practitioners, and the role of antitrust in policing both government and driverless cars.

An interview with Deborah Feinstein

An interview with Deborah Feinstein

GCR USA - 08 May 2017

Deborah Feinstein, the former director of the Federal Trade Commission’s bureau of competition, spoke to Charles McConnell in late April about her time at the commission, and shared thoughts about congressional legislation, divestitures in retail mergers, cooperation with the Department of Justice’s antitrust division and more.

Q&A with Bruce Simon

Q&A with Bruce Simon

GCR USA - 24 March 2017

Pearson Simon & Warshaw partner Bruce Simon will moderate the panel “To the ends of the earth? Extraterritorial application of cartel laws today” at next week’s second annual GCR Live Cartels.

Q&A with Deborah Garza

Q&A with Deborah Garza

GCR USA - 23 March 2017

Covington & Burling partner Deborah Garza, a former head of the Department of Justice's antitrust division, is set to moderate a roundtable of former DOJ officials at next week’s second annual GCR Live Cartels.

Q&A with Megan Dixon

Q&A with Megan Dixon

GCR USA - 22 March 2017

Megan Dixon is a partner at Hogan Lovells in San Francisco. She will moderate the panel “Navigating muddy waters: Steering global businesses through fluid and disparate standards” at next week’s second annual GCR Live Cartels.

Q&A with Paul Weiss's Andrew Forman

Q&A with Paul Weiss's Andrew Forman

GCR USA - 06 March 2017

Andrew Forman, a partner at Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison, has been part of the team at the centre of the Anthem/Cigna merger fight, but it is just the latest healthcare matter on his resume. While his headline-grabbing representations in private practice range from the US Airways/American Airlines tie-up to Eli Lilly's acquisition of Novartis Animal Health, as an attorney in the Mergers I shop of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition, he scrutinised deals in the pharmaceutical and medical device sectors, as well as others.

Q&A: Weil’s Kevin Arquit

Q&A: Weil’s Kevin Arquit

GCR USA - 06 February 2017

Kevin Arquit joined Weil Gotshal & Manges as a partner last month, helping to lead the firm’s competition practice.

Q&A with Skadden’s Tara Reinhart

Q&A with Skadden’s Tara Reinhart

GCR USA - 11 October 2016

Tara Reinhart recently returned to Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom as a partner in Washington, DC. Fresh from her time as the chief trial counsel in the Federal Trade Commission’s bureau of competition, Reinhart spoke to GCR USA about her career, her time at the commission and what she will bring back to private practice. 

Q&A: Alston & Bird’s John Snyder

Q&A: Alston & Bird’s John Snyder

GCR USA - 04 August 2016

Before becoming a partner at Alston & Bird last October, John Snyder served as counsel to assistant attorney general Bill Baer. He already had a decade at the Department of Justice’s antitrust division under his belt as a senior trial attorney in the transportation, energy and agriculture section. In a Q&A, Snyder demurred from giving the antitrust agencies advice, but told GCR USA how their bigger penalties could affect companies.

Q&A with Art Burke of Davis Polk & Wardwell

Q&A with Art Burke of Davis Polk & Wardwell

GCR USA - 27 April 2016

Arthur Burke has spent the last 22 years at Davis Polk & Wardwell, where he is a partner in the firm’s litigation department in New York and Menlo Park, and works on antitrust matters across various industries.