Megan A. Granger

Associate Washington, D.C.

Biography

Megan Granger

Megan Granger is a senior associate in Weil’s Antitrust/Competition group. Her practice focuses on mergers and government cartel investigations. She has worked on matters across a wide range of industries including agriculture, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, retail, food & beverage, energy, automobile components, and paint/coatings.

Ms. Granger is a member of the American Bar Association’s Section of Antitrust Law and the District of Columbia Bar’s Antitrust and Consumer Law Section. She is also a Co-Chair of the Mentoring and Young Lawyers Committees of the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia. She concentrates her pro bono efforts on representing veterans in claims for benefits and is accredited to practice before the US Department of Veterans Affairs.

Prior to joining Weil, Ms. Granger served as a summer law clerk at the US Federal Trade Commission in the Bureau of Competition’s Mergers II Division.

Ms. Granger 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 in 2006.

Key Representations:

  • Represented 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. BASF’s acquisition is the largest negotiated merger divestiture in the history of US antitrust enforcement.
  • Represented Kinder Morgan in its $38 billion acquisition of El Paso Corporation, creating one of the largest energy companies in the world.
  • Represented Campbell Soup Company in its $4.87 billion acquisition of Snyder’s-Lance.
  • Represented Walgreens Boots Alliance in its acquisition of 1,932 Rite Aid stores and related assets, a transaction valued at $4.377 billion.
  • Represented The Sherwin-Williams Company in its $11.3 billion acquisition of The Valspar Corporation, a leading manufacturer of paint and coatings.
  • Represented Biomet Inc., a manufacturer of musculoskeletal and biotechnology products, in its $13.4 billion sale to Zimmer Holdings, Inc.
  • Represented The Sherwin-Williams Company in its acquisition of the US business of Comex, a paint manufacturer headquartered in Mexico with a significant presence in the US and Canada.
  • Represented Bridgestone in a Department of Justice criminal investigation regarding the alleged bid rigging of automotive anti-vibrational rubber parts.

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