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Kirkland & Ellis Bolsters Antitrust Practice with Key Appointments

 |  January 30, 2024

In a strategic move to enhance its antitrust and competition capabilities, Kirkland & Ellis announced on Monday that Norman Armstrong and Daniel Zach have joined the firm as partners. The seasoned attorneys bring a wealth of experience in handling antitrust and competition matters related to transactions, government investigations, and litigation.

Norman Armstrong, formerly the deputy director for the Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Competition, brings a deep understanding of regulatory dynamics and enforcement strategies. His tenure at the FTC has equipped him with invaluable insights into navigating complex antitrust landscapes.

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Daniel Zach, previously serving as assistant director for the FTC’s Mergers I Division, further strengthens Kirkland’s bench with expertise in merger-related antitrust issues. His background underscores the firm’s commitment to providing comprehensive counsel in the evolving legal landscape surrounding mergers and acquisitions.

Kirkland & Ellis expressed confidence that the addition of Armstrong and Zach will significantly bolster the firm’s antitrust and competition practice, enhancing its ability to guide clients through intricate legal challenges.

Source: News Bloomberg Law