About Meredith Mommers
Meredith is a counsel in our antitrust, competition and trade group, based in Washington, DC.
Meredith represents clients on a range of antitrust issues relating to the US merger control and review process, multijurisdictional merger control, civil antitrust litigation, consumer protection, and investigations before the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
Prior to joining Freshfields, Meredith interned at the National Criminal Enforcement Section of the DOJ, Antitrust Division in Washington, DC and Atlanta, Georgia.
- 3D Systems on its unsolicited proposal to merge with Stratasys.
- Continental AG, the German auto and truck parts manufacturing company, on merger control aspects of its $1.6bn acquisition of US-based rubber and plastics company Veyance Technologies Inc. from private equity firm Carlyle Group.
- Ericsson on its $6.2 billion acquisition of Vonage.
- General Dynamics Mission Systems on the sale of GD SATCOM to Communications & Power Industries LLC and its acquisition of Progeny Systems.
- Google in United States, et al. v. Google LLC (E.D. Va.), and In re Google Advertising Antitrust Litigation (S.D.N.Y.), litigation brought by the Department of Justice, more than 30 state attorneys general, and various class action plaintiffs, alleging violations of Sections 1 and 2 of the Sherman Act in connection with Google’s ad tech business.
- Infineon on its $830 million acquisition of GaN Systems Inc.
- Invensys plc on the US antitrust review of the $5.2bn sale of the global engineering and information technology company to Schneider Electric.
- JAB in connection with its $1.5 billion acquisition of Pret a Manger.
- Kiekert AG, and its North American subsidiary, in the global auto parts price-fixing investigations, including a negotiated plea agreement with the DOJ and follow-on litigation in the US.
- Rexam, the leading global beverage can maker, on global merger control aspects of its $6.9bn takeover by US rival Ball Corporation, which brought together the world’s two largest producers of beverage cans.
- Roivant Sciences on its $7.1 billion sale of Telavant to a pharmaceutical company.
- United Airlines on the DOJ investigation and challenge to its slot acquisitions in New York City, the ongoing DOJ investigation of alleged collusion among North American airlines, and various joint venture agreements requiring antitrust and other regulatory approvals.
- A leading industrials company on the acquisition by Neogen of the company’s food safety business, including coordinating all merger control and foreign investment requirements.
- Norwegian farm-raised salmon producer in multidistrict US class action litigation alleging price-fixing of farm-raised Atlantic salmon sold into the United States (SD Fla, D Me).
- JD, Emory University School of Law.
- BA, Northwestern University.
- Admitted to practice in the State of New York and the District of Columbia.
- Symposium Editor, Emory Law Review.