Experienced Antitrust Lawyer Joins Latham & Watkins in Washington, D.C.

Addition of Peter Todaro bolsters the firm’s market leading practice advising clients on international merger control filings and clearance efforts.

August 22, 2016

Latham & Watkins LLP is pleased to announce that Peter Todaro has joined the firm’s Washington, D.C. office as counsel in the Antitrust & Competition Practice Group in the firm’s Litigation & Trial Department. His practice focuses on antitrust counseling, mergers and acquisitions and litigation in trial and appellate courts. Todaro has obtained clearance of mergers and acquisitions from the US Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission for clients from a range of industries including energy, financial services, healthcare, pharmaceuticals and telecommunications. At Latham, Todaro will continue to advise clients on strategic merger clearance strategy and coordinating US and international merger control filings and clearance efforts.

Todaro joins a group that is comprised of 140 lawyers globally who have advised clients on all aspects of antitrust practice – merger clearance, business conduct investigations and private and public antitrust litigation. The team brings together lawyers with market-leading local expertise and broad experience to provide seamless, integrated service and counsel across borders in the world’s major antitrust jurisdictions. Todaro’s arrival follows the addition of leading trial lawyer Michael Lacovara to the firm in June 2016.

Todaro received his J.D. (Order of the Coif) from the University of Virginia School of Law and served on the Virginia Law Review. He previously taught antitrust law as a lecturer at his alma mater. Todaro joins Latham from King & Spalding.


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