Lauren Rackow is "prominent at the NY bar", say sources, who praise her as a "very good practitioner, particularly in healthcare".
Lauren Rackow is counsel at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP. Her practice is focused on a wide range of antitrust matters, advising and representing clients on mergers and acquisitions, complex antitrust litigation, government investigations, financing transactions with the potential for antitrust risk and antitrust compliance.
Recently, Lauren advised Envigo International Holdings in connection with the sale of its nonclinical contract research services business to LabCorp, and the simultaneous purchase by an Envigo subsidiary of LabCorp’s research products business, Tembec Inc with its acquisition by Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc, Arch Capital Group Ltd with its acquisition of United Guaranty Corporation, The Empire District Electric Company in an acquisition by Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp, Coca-Cola Enterprises in its merger with Coca-Cola Iberian Partners and Coca-Cola Erfrischungsgetränk, ICON plc in numerous acquisitions, and 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc in their sale of Fannie May Confections Brands, Inc and acquisition of specialty retailer Harry & David. Lauren acts as antitrust counsel to the financing sources in many major acquisitions featuring significant debt financings, including some of the largest buyouts completed in US history, and many other significant mergers and acquisitions. On the litigation and investigations side, Lauren has most recently represented Credit Suisse and its subsidiaries in all US litigation relating to the alleged manipulation of the US Dollar and Swiss franc London Interbank Offered Rate.
Lauren writes and speaks frequently on antitrust topics. She serves as vice-chair and has been appointed to serve as co-chair of the health care and pharmaceuticals committee in the American Bar Association section of antitrust law and serves as a member of the executive committee of the New York State Bar Association antitrust law section. Lauren has been appointed as chair of the Antitrust in Health Care Conference to be held in 2020 for the American Bar Association section of antitrust law. Lauren also served as a member of the NY City Bar Association antitrust and trade regulation committee.