Megan A. Granger

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Megan Granger
Megan Granger is a partner in Weil’s Antitrust group. Her practice focuses primarily on mergers and acquisitions while also providing general counseling on all aspects of antitrust law. She has worked on matters across a wide range of industries including technology, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, retail, food & beverage, energy, automotive parts, paint/coatings, and agriculture.

Megan was recognized by Law360 as a 2023 “Rising Star” and by Legal 500 as a Next Generation Partner. In 2022 and 2021, she was named a Rising Star in Competition and Antitrust by Legal Media Group’s Expert Guides and named a 2020 Rising Star in Mergers & Acquisitions by Super Lawyers. The National Law Journal also named Megan a 2021 “D.C. Rising Star” honoring the region’s top 40 lawyers aged 40 or under.

Megan obtained her J.D. from the University of Virginia School Of Law where she served on the editorial board of the Virginia Law & Business Review. She earned her B.S. in Commerce, with distinction, from the University of Virginia McIntire School of Commerce.

Key Representations:

  • Microsoft in its $68.7 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard, Inc.
  • Microsoft in its investment in OpenAI.
  • Meta Platforms (f/k/a Facebook) in numerous M&A related matters, including its $1 billion acquisition of Kustomer, a customer relationship management (CRM) company, and its $400 million acquisition of Within
  • Cedar Fair, L.P. in its pending merger with Six Flags Entertainment.
  • American Securities in its $1.9 billion sale of Paragon Medical, to AMETEK, Inc.
  • NEOGEN Corporation in its $5.3 billion combination with the Food Safety business of 3M.
  • Microsoft in its $7.5 billion acquisition of ZeniMax Media, parent company of Bethesda Softworks and other game studios.
  • BASF in its $11 billion acquisition of seed and herbicide businesses and assets pursuant to a DOJ antitrust consent decree in connection with Bayer’s acquisition of Monsanto.
  • Blackstone Capital Partners and its portfolio company, PSAV, a global AV and event technology services provider, in its acquisition of Encore Event Technologies. 
  • Alfa S.A.B. de C.V. in the formation of Corpus Christi Polymers LLC (CCP), a joint venture among industry participants, and CCP’s $1.2 billion acquisition of an under-construction PET-PTA production facility in Corpus Christi, TX from M&G USA Corp.
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance in its $4.377 billion acquisition of 1,932 Rite Aid stores.
  • The Sherwin-Williams Company in its $11.3 billion acquisition of The Valspar Corporation.
  • Campbell Soup Company in its $4.87 billion acquisition of Snyder’s-Lance.
  • Biomet Inc., in its $13.4 billion sale to Zimmer Holdings, Inc.
  • Kinder Morgan in its $38 billion acquisition of El Paso Corporation.
  • The Sherwin-Williams Company in its acquisition of the US business of Comex.
  • Bridgestone in a Department of Justice criminal investigation regarding the alleged bid rigging of automotive anti-vibrational rubber parts.

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