Wayne Dale Collins

Wayne Dale Collins
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Dale Collins has represented numerous companies in high-profile transactions, including Textron Cessna's acquisition of Beechcraft; Ardagh's acquisition of Verallia North America from Saint-Gobain; Citigroup's sales of EMI's Music Publishing to SonyATV and Mubadala and EMI Recorded Music to Vivendi's Universal Music Group; NASDAQ OMX's attempted hostile contested takeover of NYSE Euronext; Thomson's acquisition of Reuters; Merrill Lynch's acquisition by Bank of America; DaimlerChrysler's sale of Chrysler; Blockbuster's contested hostile takeover bid for Hollywood Video; Viacom's acquisition of CBS and contested acquisition of Paramount and Georgia-Pacific's acquisition of Fort James and hostile acquisition of Great Northern Nekoosa.

Mr Collins joined Shearman & Sterling in 1978. In 1981, he served as a White House fellow and special assistant to vice president George H W Bush. Thereafter, Mr Collins served as special assistant and later deputy assistant attorney general in the antitrust division under William F Baxter. Mr Collins is an adjunct professor of law at New York University School of Law and Georgetown University Law Centre. He also taught antitrust law at Yale Law School.

Mr Collins was editor-in-chief of Issues in Competition Law and Policy, a three-volume treatise that comprehensively surveys the issues facing modern competition law in the United States, Europe and around the world. For 15 years, he served in the leadership of the ABA section of antitrust law and he has chaired the antitrust and trade regulation committee of New York City Bar. He is a life member of the American Law Institute and a member of the American Bar Association, the American Economic Association, the Council on Foreign Relations and the Econometric Society.

WWL says: With nearly 40 years' experience, Wayne Dale Collins is one of the most highly experienced practitioners in the market. He has a broad cross-border practice and is a go-to counsel for complex M&A and joint venture matters.

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