Elaine Ewing’s practice focuses on all areas of antitrust law, including merger reviews by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, U.S. Department of Justice, and foreign authorities; civil antitrust litigation; criminal and civil antitrust investigations; and antitrust counseling.
She frequently lectures and writes about antitrust issues. Elaine joined the firm in 2007 and became a partner in 2016.
The Dow Chemical Company in its $130 billion merger of equals with DuPont, one of the largest and most complex international antitrust transactions ever completed; in its $5 billion agreement to separate a significant portion of its chlorine value chain and merge that new entity with Olin Corporation; and in its previous $18.8 billion acquisition of Rohm and Haas.
Thales in its €4.6 billion offer for Gemalto.
Litigation and Investigations
Keurig Green Mountain in monopolization litigation brought by competitors and purported class action plaintiffs, including successfully defending against a preliminary injunction seeking to block the launch of Keurig’s 2.0 coffee brewer in a decision that was upheld by the Second Circuit.
Automotive parts manufacturer Aisin Seiki in an investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice into possible price-fixing.