With approximately 1,000 lawyers in 17 offices, Morrison & Foerster is a preeminent global law firm dedicated to delivering business-oriented results to clients across the United States, Europe and Asia. Dynamic technology and life science companies, large financial institutions, leading consumer product companies and other market leaders come to MoFo for knowledge, innovation and business aptitude. MoFo handles some of the world’s largest crossborder transactions and resolves major disputes across multiple jurisdictions. The firm has a long-standing commitment to pro bono work and social justice.
Cooley’s attorneys solve legal issues for entrepreneurs, investors, financial institutions and established companies. Clients partner with Cooley on transformative deals, complex IP and regulatory matters, and high-stakes litigation, where innovation meets the law. Cooley has 900 lawyers across 12 offices in the United States, China and Europe. Cooley's antitrust & competition team is recognized as one of the top-tier practices in the area of antitrust by Legal 500, Chambers USA and Global Competition Review. We handle all aspects of antitrust and competition law matters – including counseling, government investigations and litigation – for Fortune 500 corporations, as well as growing companies.
Ankura is a business advisory and expert services firm defined by HOW we solve challenges. Whether a client is facing an immediate business challenge, trying to increase the value of their company or protect against future risks, Ankura designs, develops, and executes tailored solutions by assembling the right combination of expertise. We build on this experience with every case, client, and situation, collaborating to create innovative, customized solutions, and strategies designed for today’s ever-changing business environment. This gives our clients unparalleled insight and experience across a wide range of economic, governance, and regulatory challenges. At Ankura, we know that collaboration drives results. For more information, please visit: www.ankura.com.
Vishal Mehta is a partner in Morrison & Foerster’s Global Antitrust Law Practice. He advises clients on all aspects of antitrust law, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, litigation, counseling, and compliance.
Mr. Mehta has extensive experience representing clients before the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Department of Justice (DOJ), and foreign competition authorities in all phases of merger review. He has defended clients in high-profile merger investigations across a range of industries. In addition to his robust mergers practice, Mr. Mehta has represented companies in antitrust and other complex litigation involving claims of price-fixing, monopolization, breach of contract, and patent infringement. He has also defended clients in non-merger government investigations at the state, federal, and international level. Mr. Mehta regularly works with clients to provide practical solutions to commercial challenges touching on antitrust issues; conduct internal audits; design and administer antitrust compliance programs; and advance competition policy objectives through proactive engagement with government stakeholders.
Most recently, Mr. Mehta practiced antitrust law at a major international law firm and completed a secondment in-house at a leading global natural resources company, where he supported the company’s divestiture of its U.S. onshore shale assets.
Megan Browdie is an attorney in Cooley’s Antitrust & Competition practice group. She advises clients on all aspects of antitrust, including with respect to mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, joint conduct, pricing, and distribution. She has experience in matters before the Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, and state attorneys general, as well as in federal court. Megan has worked with clients in a number of industries, including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, IoT, 3-D printing, software, computer hardware, e-commerce, and telecommunications.
Megan is active in the antitrust bar, where she serves as a Vice Chair for the Federal Civil Enforcement Committee. Megan is recognized by Super Lawyers and LMG’s Expert Guides as a “Rising Star” in antitrust.
Peter is a Senior Managing Director at Ankura. He is an accomplished business visionary in the legal services and information-risk market place. He leads a global team of professionals that handles global investigations and large-scale litigation matters. Peter and his teams are routinely called upon to help corporate clients solve their most important legal needs as they relate to data-intensive requirements, especially as those matters implicate enterprise-level litigations and investigations. Peter’s engagements routinely involve C-suite executives, generals counsel, and outside counsel, confronting legal matters that involve information and technology concerns.
By background, Peter is a Wall Street law firm attorney with an esteemed track record in founding and growing business ventures in the legal technology, cybersecurity, and corporate risk management sectors. Since leaving the law practice in 2006, Peter has established a sterling record as an accomplished business visionary with exceptional leadership and strategic competencies, culminating in growing and selling businesses in the legal services and technology market space.
For more than a decade, Peter has also served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center, where his academic focus is on the role of technology in disrupting and transforming the business of the legal practice. Peter is a senior executive at Ankura, helping global corporate and law firm clients develop and leverage innovative technology solutions to solve challenges across a diverse portfolio of corporate risk concerns and legal matters. Peter and his team are at the leading edge of the industry, assisting companies and their lawyers confront their most difficult challenges in information security, eDiscovery, and investigations management.