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WWL Ranking: Future Leader

WWL says

Jeny Maier garners praise as “an excellent attorney and a wonderful person”, and has extensive experience counselling clients in complex M&A transactions.

Peers and clients say:

"I would highly recommend Jeny."

"She is a great competition lawyer with strong expertise in merger cases."


Jeny Maier has comprehensive experience advising clients in all facets of antitrust law. She regularly guides major corporations through large, strategic M&A transactions, using her significant experience to advise on pre-merger notification requirements and substantive competitive issues.

Recent representative M&A experience includes securing unconditional clearance from the US Department of Justice for McKesson's US$3.4 billion healthcare technology joint venture with Change Healthcare; assisting Dell in achieving clearance in 18 jurisdictions around the world in its US$67 billion acquisition of EMC; representing Johnson Controls International in the US$2 billion sale of its Scott Safety business to 3M; and securing clearance for Stanley Black & Decker in its US$900 million purchase of the Craftsman brand from Sears Holdings.

Ms Maier also has considerable experience assisting clients in responding to civil and criminal antitrust investigations and defending class-action litigation. In addition to M&A and litigation, she counsels clients on a broad range of antitrust issues relating to pricing practices, distribution and marketing arrangements, intellectual property licence agreements and standard-setting activities.

Ms Maier works with clients in a variety of industries, including healthcare, pharmaceuticals, technology, manufacturing, telecoms and transportation.

Before joining Axinn, Ms Maier spent 10 years in the antitrust practice of a global law firm. Prior to that, she served as a legal intern for the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition and the US Department of Justice antitrust division (national criminal enforcement section).

Ms Maier was previously named a "bright rising star" in the area of antitrust law by The Legal 500. She currently serves as vice chair of the ABA antitrust section’s corporate counselling committee.

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