Mike Egge voted as Dealmaker of the Year for groundbreaking work and his dynamic leadership within Latham and the antitrust bar broadly.
Michael Egge, a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, secures regulatory clearances for transformative global transactions and defends clients in high stakes cross-border investigations.
Leveraging more than 30 years of experience and a broad international perspective, Mr. Egge advises market leaders on a full spectrum of their most complex antitrust challenges, including investigations of:
- Strategic transactions
- Alleged cartel conduct
- Conduct investigations brought by US and European enforcers
Mr. Egge is widely regarded for his experience in clearing major transactions that require navigating merger control requirements around the world. He has appeared and argued before antitrust authorities in countries across North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.
A recognized leader at the firm, Mr. Egge has played a pivotal role in building one of the most comprehensive global antitrust practice platforms in the world today. From 2006 to 2015, he led Latham’s Global Antitrust & Competition Practice Group, including three years (2012-2015) resident in the Brussels office, where he helped expand Latham & Watkins’ practice before the European Commission. Mr. Egge served as Managing Partner of the Washington, D.C. office from 2016 until his election to the firm’s Executive Committee in 2020.
Mr. Egge speaks frequently on antitrust issues and has served in a variety of leadership positions within the American Bar Association’s Antitrust Law Section, including as a member of its governing Council, Co-Chair of the Annual Spring Meeting, Chair of the Merger Process Working Group, and Chair of several of its expert conferences.
He maintains an active pro bono practice, including on behalf of the Osteosarcoma Collaborative, a nonprofit organization for which he is a founding member that brings together data, researchers, patients, and families to find new cures for the disease.