K&L Gates, a global law firm, announced on Thursday that Vishal Mehta has joined the firm as a partner in the antitrust, competition, and trade regulation practice, based in Washington, D.C. Mehta’s expertise lies in mergers and acquisitions, with a specific focus on technology markets.
With an impressive track record, Mehta brings extensive experience representing clients in complex regulatory matters. His practice involves navigating through the intricacies of antitrust law, and he has successfully guided clients through the merger review process before prominent authorities such as the Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and various foreign competition authorities.
At K&L Gates, Mehta is expected to play a crucial role in further strengthening the firm’s antitrust capabilities. The firm highlighted his specialization in working with diverse clients, including public and private firms, private equity sponsors, venture capital firms, and emerging companies.
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Prior to joining K&L Gates, Mehta was associated with Morrison & Foerster, where he gained valuable experience and contributed to the success of the firm’s antitrust practice. His move to K&L Gates signifies a strategic step in his career, aligning with the firm’s commitment to excellence in antitrust, competition, and trade regulation.
In a statement, K&L Gates expressed enthusiasm about Mehta’s addition to the team, citing his reputation as a skilled practitioner in the field. The firm believes that his proficiency in handling intricate antitrust matters and his understanding of technology markets will be valuable assets.
Source: Law 360