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
- 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
- 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. He also serves as an adjunct professor at Fordham University School of Law, where he teaches a class on antitrust and cross-border mergers, and is a frequent contributor to the ABA Antitrust Law Section, Joint Conduct Committee’s “The Quick Look” newsletter.
Mr. Singer was named one of Best Lawyers’ 2024 Ones To Watch.