Steven Sunshine is the head of Skadden’s Global Antitrust/Competition Group. He represents clients in connection with antitrust aspects of mergers and acquisitions, litigation, counseling and grand jury investigations.
Mr. Sunshine was formerly deputy assistant attorney general in charge of merger enforcement at the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division. While there, he supervised interventions in more than 35 proposed transactions, including those in the telecommunications, computer, consumer products, mining and industrial sectors.
Mr. Sunshine also represents clients in connection with grand jury investigations into allegations of price fixing or other cartel conduct. He has resolved key matters for companies such as De Beers, Corning International KK; Hankyu Hanshin and SGL Carbon, and successfully represented many clients in several investigations that closed without indictment or plea. He also represented Globe Telecom in successfully quashing a grand jury subpoena, ending a Department of Justice criminal investigation.
- J.D., Boston College (magna cum laude)
- B.A., Brown University (Chemistry)
- District of Columbia
- New York
Government Service : Deputy Assistant Attorney General in Charge of Merger Enforcement, U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division (1994-1995)
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