Compass Lexecon has been involved in many of the largest and most complex antitrust litigation and financial market cases over the past 30 years.
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Compass Lexecon was retained by Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP, counsel for Tyson Foods, Inc. to assist with obtaining expedited regulatory approval of its acquisition of Keystone Foods in multiple jurisdictions around the world. The two companies are leading suppliers...
Compass Lexecon was retained by Sunoco LP and its outside counsel, Billy Vigdor from Vinson & Elkins LLP, in securing required regulatory approval from the Federal Trade Commission in the acquisition of approximately 1,100 Sunoco LP retail fuel outlets by...
Compass Lexecon was retained by counsel for Mars Incorporated to evaluate the competitive effects of its $9 billion acquisition of VCA Inc. The parties owned and operated the two largest veterinary hospital chains in the U.S., with a combined total...
Compass Lexecon experts Mary Coleman and David Weiskopf were retained by Tony Kim and Alex Okuliar of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliff LLP on behalf of their client, Blackfriars, to perform an economic analysis of Vink’s acquisition of the Polymershapes business...
In September 2016, District Judge Alison J. Nathan granted a motion for partial summary judgment brought by Compass Lexecon’s client Carfax, the leading provider of vehicle history reports (VHRs) in the U.S. The Plaintiffs alleged that Carfax had exclusive dealing...
- Antitrust & Competition: Conduct
Court Relies Heavily on Compass Lexecon Expert Dr. Mark Israel, Citing His Testimony In Nearly Every Part of Its Opinion On June 23, 2015, Judge Amit Mehta of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia granted a preliminary...
Seamless North America LLC and GrubHub Inc., the two largest providers of Internet-based online restaurant discovery and food ordering services, sought to merge in mid-2013. The two firms and their counsel, Karen Silverman, Josh Holian, Debbie Won, Miriam McClure and...
- Digital Platforms
A Compass Lexecon team including Professor Robert Willig, Mary Coleman, Jonathan Bowater, and Maria Stoyadinova assisted Jacqueline Grise and Mark Schechter of Cooley LLP, outside counsel to Bertelsmann, and Harry Robins and Scott Stempel of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP,...
- Entertainment & Media
Compass Lexecon Client Reaches Massive Settlement in Historic and Highly Publicized Breach of Contract Litigation
In 2008, VOOM HD, an affiliate of AMC Networks Inc. and a former unit of Cablevision Systems Corporation, sued Dish Network after Dish Network terminated a 15-year contract to carry VOOM HD's programming. Compass Lexecon's Senior Managing Director Jon Orszag...
- Valuation & Financial Analysis
- Entertainment & Media
In December 2011, the Federal Trade Commission approved IMS Health’s acquisition of SDI Health, bringing together two of the largest data providers servicing the pharmaceutical industry. Compass Lexecon was retained by David Gelfand at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP...
Jon Orszag and Guillermo Israilevich were retained by Bruce Prager at Latham & Watkins LLP and John Harkrider at Axinn, Veltrop and Harkrider LLP to assist in securing DOJ approval for UnitedHealth Group’s acquisition of XL Health, a privately owned...