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US: Competition attorney joins Kirkland in NY from Skadden

 |  November 2, 2014

Kirkland & Ellis announced Friday that competition lawyer Ian John will join the firm’s antitrust practice in New York.

John will join the Antitrust & Competition Practice Group as partner; he comes from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.

The lawyer’s antitrust experience includes mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, cross-boarder transactions and other matters on which he has advised clients before antitrust regulators. He has appeared before the US Department of justice, Federal Trade Commission, state antirust authorities, competition authorities in Canada and the EU, and others.

Among his highlights includes representing Anheuser-Busch InBev in its $21 billion acquisition of Grupo Modelo, and Chevron’s $4.3 billion takeover of Atlas Energy.

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