Michael B. Singer

Michael B. Singer

Associate, Antitrust/Competition

Bio

Michael Singer advises clients on a wide variety of antitrust matters related to mergers and acquisitions, including representing clients before the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission. Mr. Singer has worked with clients across a diverse range of industries, including aerospace and defense, consumer products, technology, health care, pharmaceuticals, financial services and private equity. His representations include:

  • Stryker Corporation in its $5.4 billion acquisition of Wright Medical Group;
  • DuPont in its $45.4 billion merger of its Nutrition & Biosciences business with International Flavors and Fragrances Inc.;
  • Red Hat, Inc. in its $34 billion acquisition by IBM;
  • WABCO Holdings in its $7 billion acquisition by ZF Friedrichshafen;
  • Caesars Entertainment Corporation in its $17.3 billion merger with Eldorado Resorts, Inc.;
  • CPI International, Inc. in its acquisition of the antenna systems business of General Dynamics;
  • E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company in its $130 billion merger of equals with The Dow Chemical Company;
  • Express Scripts Holding Company in its $67 billion acquisition by Cigna;
  • Rockwell Collins, Inc. in its $30 billion acquisition by United Technologies Corporation;
  • EMC Corporation in its $67 billion acquisition by Denali Holdings, Inc., the parent company of Dell, Inc.;
  • Springleaf Holdings, Inc. in its $4.25 billion acquisition of OneMain Financial;
  • Ash Grove Cement Company in its $3.5 billion acquisition by CRH plc;
  • Hospira, Inc. in its $16 billion acquisition by Pfizer, Inc.;
  • numerous sales and acquisitions for The Carlyle Group and its portfolio companies; and
  • numerous sales and acquisitions for Veritas Capital and its portfolio companies.

Mr. Singer also provides general antitrust counseling and has advised clients on a variety of matters, including joint ventures, strategic alliances, unilateral conduct, and pricing and distribution issues.

Additionally, Mr. Singer routinely represents veterans on a pro bono basis in applications and appeals for compensation and benefits before the Department of Veterans Affairs, as well as not-for-profits in connection with incorporation and formation issues.

Credentials

Education

  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2014
  • B.A., Hamilton College, 2009

Admissions

  • New York

Michael B. Singer

Associate, Antitrust/Competition
michael.singer@skadden.com