Latham team recognized as appellate court affirms previous decisions against the US Department of Justice's challenge to U.S. Sugar's purchase of Imperial Sugar.
Lindsey Champlin counsels US and international companies on a range of antitrust issues, with a particular focus on securing antitrust clearances for all types of M&A transactions.
Drawing on her vast cross-border experience, Ms. Champlin assists leading companies on their most significant antitrust matters, such as:
- Merger matters, including complex HSR filings and Second Request substantial compliance
- Merger remedy negotiations
- Merger litigation and arbitration
- Conduct and consent decree compliance investigations
She represents clients doing business in diverse industries, from the energy and automotive sectors to industrial equipment and machinery, retail, advertising, and live entertainment.
Ms. Champlin leverages the firms’ global platform to help clients navigate overlapping multijurisdictional antitrust approvals from competition authorities around the world, involving the US Department of Justice (DOJ), the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the European Commission, the Canadian Competition Bureau, Mexico’s Comisión Federal de Competencia Económica, and China’s State Administration for Market Regulation.
She regularly counsels clients on competitor collaborations, information sharing, and sales and marketing practices, including price discrimination. Ms. Champlin also conducts economic analyses of mergers and other complex antitrust issues.
Ms. Champlin maintains an active pro bono practice and serves on Latham’s Pro Bono Committee. She has represented the Polaris Project, an anti-human trafficking organization; a tenant association in litigation involving housing code violations in Washington, D.C.; elder law clients; and children in individualized education program proceedings against DC Public Schools.
Ms. Champlin regularly writes and presents on topics related to antitrust law, including for law schools, academic journals, and the American Bar Association.
Ms. Champlin serves as a member of W@Competition, an organization for women competition professionals.