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Antonia Sherman

Competition/Antitrust Counsel, Washington D.C.

Overview

Professional experience 

Education 

Overview

Antonia represents clients in merger and non-merger investigations before the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice. She provides advice on the antitrust aspects of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other business arrangements, with a particular focus on  complying with and obtaining merger clearances both under the U.S. Hart-Scott-Rodino Act and the laws of non-U.S. jurisdictions. She has broad experience with general commercial and antitrust litigation in state and federal courts. In the field of antitrust, Antonia was ranked in Chambers USA 2017 and recognized as a "Rising Star" in IFLR1000 2017.

Work highlights
  • BP on the merger control aspects of various transactions, including its joint venture with Kinder Morgan involving 14 BP terminals, and the sale of its Decatur plant to Indorama
  • Ørsted in its Bay State Wind joint venture with Evercore
  • Linde AG on its US$90bn merger of equals with Praxair Inc.
  • Siemens on the merger of its wind turbines business with that of Gamesa
  • Novartis on its strategic portfolio transformation involving the acquisition of GSK’s global oncology business and the sale of its vaccines business; its acquisition of Spinifex Pharmaceuticals; and its acquisition of Advanced Accelerator Applications S.A.
  • Marfrig  Global Foods S.A. on its acquisition of Western Beef and its sale of Keystone Foods LLC to Tyson Foods Inc.
  • Petrobras on several asset disposals, including the sale of its Pasadena refinery to Chevron
 

Professional experience 

Earlier in her career, Antonia served as an associate at Shearman & Sterling. She was the Vice President of Broadgate Consulting LLC before becoming an associate at Linklaters and obtaining her current role as counsel.

Education 

Antonia has a bachelor's degree from Amherst College, where she graduated magna cum laude. She holds a Juris Doctorate, with honors, from Emory University School of Law.